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Online learning in 2012: a retrospective

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Well, 2012 was certainly the year of the MOOC. Audrey Watters provides a comprehensive overview of what happened with MOOCs in 2012, so I...

The global attack on public higher education

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  Revolution in the streets Two days of my holiday were spent in the lovely city of Madrid. We witnessed there, just outside our hotel, the...

Book review: Quality assurance in distance education and e-learning

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Jung, I. and Latchem, C. (2012) Quality Assurance and Accreditation in Distance Education and e-Learning New York/London: Routledge What the book is about 'There is relatively...

New white paper on the English higher education system

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Cable, V. and Willets, D. (2011) Higher Education: Students at the Heart of the System London: Department for Business, Innovation and Skills This paper sets out...

How Britain is moving to the privatization of higher education

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Shepherd, J. (2011) Private university BPP launches bid to run 10 publicly funded counterparts Guardian Newspaper, June 21 BPP, a subsidiary of the Apollo Group, which...

The calamitous state of higher education in England and Wales

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  I have to be careful when writing about my home country. Having decided to emigrate to Canada just over 20 years ago, a psychological...

Higher salaries and lower funds for universities in England

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Morgan, J. (2011) HEFCE brings the pain: cuts this year and next Times Higher Education, February 3 Rowley, T. and Paton, G. Row over hile...

Online learning in Britain: what the hell is going on?

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White, D. et al. (2010) Study of UK Online Learning Oxford: Department of Continuing Education/HEFCE. This is a report funded by the Higher Education Funding...

Tuition fees in England could reach $15,000 a year

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Coughlan, S. (2010) Students face tuition fees rising to £9,000 a year BBC News Education and Family, November 3 The UK government is more or...

Towards a national strategy for e-learning in the U.K.

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The excellent Re.Vica project's latest newsletter provides a link to a preliminary report from a high-level task force on online learning created by the...