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using big data to transform the classroom from the 19th century to the 21st

Bookmarking this so I can come back to it later. If I pursue this thread, Social Media For Academics is never going to get finished: 251 more words

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Higher Education Needs A Start-Up Mindset

I have numerous posts espousing changes I think I’d like to see in Higher Education. In May 2012, I posted Fostering Education Through Student Incubators… 3,810 more words


The 26th ICDE World conference 2015: Sun City ,Pretoria, South Africa, 14-16 October 2015

Registration open
Early bird registration deadline • 31 July 2015
*You must register and pay in full to qualify for the early bird discount
• Standard registration dates: 1 August 2015 – 1 September 2015… 57 more words


The 19th Annual IEASA Conference: 19 - 21 August 2015, Radisson Blu Port Elizabeth

The 2015 IEASA Conference will be held at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Port Elizabeth, South Africa, from the 19th – 21st of August 2015. 12 more words


Time for an African charter on academic freedom

Article by  Kwadwo Appiagyei-Atua

Finally, for the first time in the history of African constitutional law development, ‘academic freedom’ has been enshrined in the constitutions of some of states. 105 more words

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using snapchat in higher education

I’ve struggled to see how Snapchat could be used within higher education. I could imagine why academics might end up using it in an entirely personal capacity, but I found it difficult to imagine how it could be used by them professionally. 257 more words

Higher Education