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The other “M” in the future of higher and distance education (#CFHE12)


While the current debates and discourses surrounding higher and distance education are focused (if not obsessed) with MOOCs  (Massive Open Online Courses), there are also other “M”s to reflect upon. No, I am not talking about the Head of the … Continue reading

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Innovation and commercialisation in higher education research: who benefits? (#change11)


[Images retrieved from http://patrickdriessen.blogspot.com/2011/07/innovation-leadership.html and http://robertsmithstearsimagebank.blogspot.com/2010/01/arbeit-macht-frei.html, 20 March 2012] “Innovation”, “high performance” and “excellence” can be described as “weasel words” (see also the “dictionary” of weasel words by Don Watson) – words that are sucked so dry by overuse or … Continue reading

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