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League of Legends becomes a varsity sport

Inside Higher Ed has a story about an Illinois university which has decided to make ‘League of Legends’ a varsity sport and award a number of scholarships to boot: 293 more words


My Course, Your Content

By Carl Straumsheim

Another professor’s learning materials? In my course? It’s more likely than you think.

The nonprofit research organization Ithaka S+R this month released its highly anticipated… 244 more words

MOOCs In The News

Singalonga Higher Ed

Lyrical challenges at the University of Utah

Inside Higher Ed has a diverting piece on the changes being made to the University of Utah’s ‘fight song’ to address some of the lyrical challenges of the original: 431 more words


A Question of Quality

By Carl Straumsheim

If students in a face-to-face course emailed their provost with concerns that their professor had stopped lecturing, chances are that someone — a department head or an administrator — would intervene. 248 more words

MOOCs In The News


July 8, 2014

By Gary Miller

Higher education institutions have begun to use “big data” to help guide students through courses and the curriculum. It has some potentially powerful benefits for students, helping to improve completion student success. 624 more words

Higher Education

The luxury gap

Dormitories v apartments

I wrote some time ago here about the advent of extremely luxurious student accommodation in the US. This was linked to anxieties about students having it all just too easy. 291 more words


My piece on the personal training at Inside Higher Ed

Its a little after the fact, but for the record I recently wrote a piece at Inside Higher Ed about The Professor as Personal Trainer… 10 more words