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By Bent Meier Sørensen | Published: April 29, 2015
Take away PowerPoint, and what do professors have left? Students! As it should be, argues Bent Meier Sørensen.
By Social Science Space | Published: March 6, 2015
When impacts vary from one subgroup to another, then focusing on average treatment effects may underestimate the impacts, according to a recent article by Bradford...
By Phillip Dawson | Published: December 2, 2014
We're familiar with MOOCs -- massive online courses. But what's happened to the smaller -- and more human-sized -- online courses of yore?
By SAGE Connection | Published: November 18, 2014
If you could make a movie of sorts as you talked over a presentation being made on your computer screen — not just that drab...
By Daniel Nehring | Published: November 3, 2014
What does happen happens when lecturers are ranked? Daniel Nehring offers some thoughts on the uses and misuses of student evaluations
By Barbara Kehm | Published: October 14, 2014
If Germany has done it, why can’t we? That’s the question being asked by many students around the world in countries that charge tuition fees...
By Fernando Rosell-Aguilar | Published: September 30, 2014
Awareness and prestige of universities is increasingly being driven by their exposure on online platforms. But what does that really mean? Fernando Rosell-Aguilar explores that...
By Robert Dingwall | Published: September 29, 2014
As the independence vote moves from all-consuming question to historical incident, what are the lessons that Scottish universities and in particular Scottish social scientists should...
By Amanda Rutherford and Thomas Rabovsky | Published: September 5, 2014
Given the rise of policies that try to link state appropriations for public universities to the student outcomes for those institutions, the natural question must...
By Lisa Thomas and James Herbert | Published: September 4, 2014
Even in the austere and potentially lonely world of of the online course, students respond best when they feel they're part of the family, new...