On the Agenda – Week 50, 2012

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14 december 2012 | Sout-East Asia gets a common credit transfer scheme and is lecture capture good or bad for higher education? Furthermore, in this week’s “On the agenda”: A new world discovered where fluid meets biology and will 75% of China’s ‘little emperors’ get a grad degree?

Take 1 – Majority World

@ICEFmonitor: Common credit transfer scheme for institutions in Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Japan, China, Thailand and Korea.

@timeshighered: Brazil: Boom Times and Golden Goals

@Karenfischer: China’s ‘little emperors’ face academic expectations: 3/4 of middle-class parents expect children to get grad degrees

Take 2 – Digital Higher Education and Innovation

@Chronicle: New Platform Lets Professors Set Prices for Their Online Courses

@Barns: The top 4 most significant trends: 2012 the year in innovation

@avnetwork: Is lecture capture good or bad for higher education?

Take 3 – R&D

@Humanatstanford: Stanford scholar finds that Russia’s most infamous tsars weren’t so terrible after all

@guardianscience: Science and Christmas, a forgotten Victoriana romance

@MITnews: From ocean microbes to cats and milk, researcher uncovers surprising phenomena where biology meets fluid mechanics

…and this week on ScienceGuideEU

@ScienceGuideEU: Former Minister Jo Ritzen analyzed the real effects of cutting government funding for education

@ScienceGuideEU: Chile’s accreditation crunch

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