On the agenda – Week 18, 2012

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6 mei 2012 | How can classical universities benefit from online education? MIT and Harvard lead the way. Furthermore, in this week’s “On the agenda”: Canadian university presidents step up efforts in wooing Brazilian international students and CERN translates research into applications.

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

@Neelie Kroes: A big eLearning wake-up call herefor skeptics and European universities alike.

@The Local: Foreign students ‘should learn German‘.

@Edutopia: How Project-Based Learning Builds21st-Century Skills.

Take 2 – Internationalization

@CIHE: Delegation of 30 Canadian universitypresidents woos Brazil for exchange students from Sciences WithoutBorders program.

@International Unit: In the UK ‘wanderlust’, notfinance is the key factor for studying abroad.

@JørgenHeramb: At G8 sessions on higher education, the role of moneyproves divisive.

Take 3 – R&D

@CERN:Fundamental research impact on your life. Ideas developed at CERNfind practical applications, starting with the Web.

@Linköping University: Is open source good business?

@Max Planck Society: First successful electroniceye implant.

…and this week on ScienceGuideEU

@ScienceGuideEU: Online learning – prodigy orproblem child.

@ScienceGuideEU: Reforming “Erasmus for all”mostly benefits its managers, not students.

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