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Executive Search: Dean of Arts & Science

Edu Alliance has been engaged by a university in the United Arab Emirates who is seeking a Dean of Arts & Science.

Our search process includes professors who seek career advancement – having served as Department Chairs, Associate Deans. 184 more words

Higher Education

The coming big data revolution within higher education

It seems passé to talk about the ‘big data revolution’ in 2017. Much of the initial hype has subsided, leaving us in a different situation to the one in which big data was expected to sweep away all that had come before. 655 more words

Thinking

'Muslim' from AMU, 'Hindu' from BHU should be dropped, says UGC

India Today | New Delhi, October 9, 2017 |

The University Grants Commission (UGC) has recommended to drop words such as ‘Hindu’ and ‘Muslim’ in names of universities–Banaras Hindu University and Aligarh Muslim University. 196 more words

India

St. George's University MOOC Has 60% Completion Rate

By Jim Shimabukuro
Editor

Completion rates for MOOCs are notoriously poor, with a median rate of 12.6%. But there are exceptions. Dr. Satesh Bidaisee’s MOOC,  1,220 more words

Trends & Issues

The Game of College

There’s a new web-based, free game out there called Payback. It’s an interactive way for players to learn about college costs before embarking on the real deal, which we know from news accounts can rack up large debts for some people. 636 more words

Higher Education

Mindfulness in the academy - learning from lived experiences

My dear friend and colleague Sharon McDonough and I are editing a book to be published by Springer called “Mindfulness in the academy: practices and perspectives from scholars”. 472 more words

Collaborations

Openness and Praxis: Exploring the Use of Open Educational Practices in Higher Education

Open educational practices (OEP) is a broad descriptor of practices that include the creation, use, and reuse of open educational resources (OER) as well as open pedagogies and open sharing of teaching practices. 159 more words

Higher Education