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Impacts of MOOCs on Higher Education

By Allison Dulin Salisbury

An international group of higher education institutions—including UT Arlington, Stanford University, Hong Kong University and Davidson College—convened by learning researcher and theorist George Siemens gathered last week to explore the impacts of MOOCs on higher education (full list of participating institutions below). 250 more words

MOOCs In The News

Connected learning: What higher ed can learn from social media

The headlines are legion, the sentiment, widespread: “Why Social Media is Destroying Our Social Skills” (USA Today). “Evidence Grows That Online Social Networks Have Insidious Negative Effects” ( 33 more words

Group Thoughts And Actions

Listen to Ringo! Turn to your friends.

One of the truly irritating things about a career in academia is that it is invariably performed by human beings. Well, perhaps nearly  invariably — we all know that certain bionic colleague who seems to be able to do it all effortlessly, leaving the rest of us breathless and in awe. 1,432 more words

Productivity Tips And Resources

Go ahead... "rush" into networking!

I don’t know about you, but I always feel a bit nervous about situations where making conversations with total strangers is part of the point.  You know, what some folks call “schmoozing.” I have typically felt weird about schmoozing. 1,408 more words

Productivity Tips And Resources

Inside Higher Ed features Sewanee

by Page Forrest

Junior Editor

Believe it or not, The Purple isn’t the only publication writing about Sewanee. The University of the South gained attention this year on Inside Higher Ed, an online publication founded in 2004 by Kathlene Collins. 342 more words


Outsourcing student recruitment

Australian colleges trust to agents

Very surprised by this piece in @insidehighered which notes that agents have expanded their reach into domestic higher education recruitment in Australia: 170 more words