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5 Lessons Education Research Taught Us In 2014 5 Lessons Education Research Taught Us In 2014 February 26, 2015 7:03 AM ET Owen Phillips, LA Johnson/NPR Studies, research papers, doctoral dissertations, conference presentations — each year academia churns out thousands of pieces of research on education. And for many of them, that’s the end of it. They gather dust in the university […]

Mathematics education research from 2013 Mathematics education research from 2013 published by David Wees on Fri, 01/03/2014 – 08:03 The following are studies which were all featured in the media in 2013. I am posting them here in the hope that they will be read more widely than they are, and that educators will examine the research themselves, and […]

5 Higher-Education Trends for 2014 5 Higher-Education Trends for 2014 Expect an increased emphasis on teacher effectiveness, technical education, and more. Sophie Quinton Dec 30 2013, 10:20 AM ET A number of education trends made their mark in 2013, from massive open online courses to evaluating colleges based on their graduation rates. The underlying forces that drove change this […]

Academic CVs: 10 irritating mistakes Academic CVs: 10 irritating mistakes Posted by Steve Joy Friday 1 November 2013 06.25 EDT Applications to academic jobs are notoriously convoluted, says Steve Joy – to make life easier, here’s what not to do in your CV Applications to academic jobs are notoriously convoluted, particularly to posts which combine teaching and research. Typically […]

Mindful Teaching With Technology International Perspectives on Education Reform October 04, 2013 Mindful Teaching With Technology This post is by Dennis Shirley. I was recently in Singapore, where I was invited to speak at a conference on mindful teaching with technology. On the morning of the conference I was having trouble getting a good wi-fi connection for the […]

Higher education in 2020: three key forecasts from new report Higher education in 2020: three key forecasts from new report Findings show that people (not technology) will drive change, revenue is the ultimate goal, and HE is globalising, but gradually Posted by William Lawton, Wednesday 2 October 2013 07.27 EDT “What will higher education look like in 2020?” Tackling this broad question was a […]

Technology and the College Generation Technology and the College Generation By COURTNEY RUBIN Published: September 27, 2013 As a professor who favors pop quizzes, Cedrick May is used to grimaces from students caught unprepared. But a couple of years ago, in his class on early American literature at the University of Texas at Arlington, he said he noticed “horrible, […]