On the agenda – Week 41, 2012

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10 oktober 2012 | Do students behave better in a digital learning environment? And the rising entry barriers for China’s female students. Furthermore, in this week’s “On the agenda”: The power of books in the 19th century and can edX live up to its own hype?

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

Take 1 – Open Courseware

@JHWordsmith: Do students behave better in a digital learning environment?

@thecrimson: With less than two weeks to its Harvard launch, can edX live up to its own hype?

@ocwnews: Anka Mulder, OCWC president: traditional universities should embrace, rather than fear, the move towards online learning

Take 2 – R&D

@OECD_Edu: New Education Working Paper analyses business-driven innovation in education by looking at education-related patents

@Stanford: English Prof. Denise Gigante looks at the power of the book in the 19th century

@BristolUni: Could neuroscience help future football stars reach their full potential?

Take 3 – Internationalization

@ESUtwt: European Commission to Erasmus students: “Don’t panic (yet)!” – but what about the second semester of 2012-2013?

@Uniworldnews: Chile´s higher education spending set to rise dramatically

@NYTimes: Women in China Face Rising University Entry Barriers

…and this week on ScienceGuideEU

@ScienceGuideEU: John Zubizarreta, American teacher of the year 2010: make room for innovative teacher

@ScienceGuideEU: CERN goes Open Access


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