On the agenda – Week 10, 2012

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9 maart 2012 | Does one final exam measure learning? Harvard’s Derek Bok Center suggests a different approach. Furthermore, in this week’s “On the agenda”: Italian research shows that gender quotas for politicians raise quality of candidates and stakeholders debate world class vs. mass education in developing countries.

What is on the agenda for higher education stakeholders all overthe world? Every week ScienceGuide presents you with a selection ofthe most important topics and items trending in social media.

Take 1 -Teaching

@Harvard Derek Bok Center: How Do We MeasureLearning? « the Bok Blog.

@ICT in Education: Web-based lecturetechnologies and learning and teaching: a study of change in fourAustralian universities.

@Open Innovation: The end of teaching as we knowit.

Take 2 – R&D

@Università Bocconi: Gender Quotas Are Good forPolitics (and Politicians).

@University of California: What kind of managerare you? It may depend on your background.

@PLoSONE: Fossil of fish and flying reptile in fatal struggle (photo).

Take 3 – Policy

@Vangelis Tsiligiris: International educatorsdebate higher education priorities for developing countries |World-Class’ vs. Mass Education.

@World Uni Rankings: Fewer foreign students “agood thing” says Australian HE minister.

@OBHE: Welsh university mergers ‘an attack onfreedom’ claims top academic.

…and this week on ScienceGuideEU

@ScienceGuideEU: What is teaching excellence in#highered? Workshop by Roosevelt Academy and experts from Harvard’sDerek Bok Center.

@ScienceGuideEU: Brazil’s economy fuels highereducation exchange.

@ScienceGuideEU: Indian higher education agencyrecommends to split Indian universities into smaller units.

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