MOOCS: 12 Reasons for universities not to panic

Don't believe the hype? There has been an extraordinary level of hype in higher education (and beyond) about Massive Open Online Courses or MOOCs. Vice-Chancellors and their senior management teams up and down the country have been fretting about the developments and whether they need to get on board with one of the big players … Continue reading MOOCS: 12 Reasons for universities not to panic

New university ‘to rival Oxbridge’

Exciting news - it's fantasy uni time The Telegraph and Sunday Times both carry this most interesting of stories about the establishment of the 'New College of the Humanities'. The Guardian also has the story but includes reactions from those expressing some consternation at the proposition as well as the key piece of information that … Continue reading New university ‘to rival Oxbridge’