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How business schools should be preparing for MOOCs

I presented at the Australia New Zealand Academy of Management (ANZAM) institutional members meeting in Sydney this morning. My key message — in the wake of the Georgia Tech-Udacity tie-up — is that business schools ought to be preparing for

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How to promote digital literacies among faculty

In the recently published NMC Horizon Project Regional Analysis, Technology Outlook for Australian Tertiary Education 2013-18, it stated (p.3) that (shock, horror) there is a need for more faculty training to improve digital media literacy ‘before being asked to teach,

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The Digitally Connected Worker

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The Star Alliance model of higher education

Image source: thaicargo.com I read a great piece, Jailbreaking the┬áDegree, in TechCrunch the other day (courtesy of Meetali Mukherjee). In essence the author — @davidblake, founder of Degreed — makes the point that a university degree continues to be the

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The adoption of digital pedagogies in Singapore

I have blogged about Singapore’s FutureSchools projects in the past, and this latest clip from Edutopia would seem to indicate that serious progress is being made. The true success of this initiative, of course, will be the extent to which

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The Indian International University 2017: A Retrospective

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iHigherEd: A new paradigm requires new language

The infographic below (produced by OnlineUniversities.com) contains some interesting data that lends considerable weight to the argument that we are now in the midst of a major paradigm shift in the higher education space. I was also pleased to see

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