Late last week the U.S. Department of Education announced it would scrap the federal ratings-based college evaluation system. The system was introduced two years ago and has rented space in many higher education minds as details of metrics and performance criteria were discussed, considered, and rolled out on a small scale earlier this year. 90 more words
Last week, EDUCAUSE Review Online published an article on 6 Trajectories for Digital Technology in Higher Education. The goal of these trajectories is to enable responsive and personalised digital learning environments in higher education. 433 more words
Thomas Dunne Books, 2014. Hardcover, 320 pages.
Note: For the upcoming American Independence Day, a reminder the fight for freedom did not end with the American Revolution, thus my pick for this week’s book review. 685 more words
I’m extremely disappointed that I have had to miss the QAA Annual Reviewers’ Conference so in an attempt to remain ‘in the loop’ I have spent the morning reading the HEFCE consultation on the future approaches to quality assessment and considering my individual reaction. 988 more words