Category Archives: Higher Education

ALASI 2015 Day 1

The first day of the Australian Learning Analytics Summer Institute (ALASI 2015) was packed with things to think about. Lyn Alderman’s opening keynote was strong on solid practical advice about ensuring the relevance and quality of higher education courses and drew on her work at QUT. A key message from Lyn’s talk was the simple… Read More »

Crimson and Clover

Quelle horreur! In this morning’s ODT Crimson Consulting has purchased UniTutor, a local beneficiary of a bit of higher education unbundling. If we want ever more tangible evidence of widening participation gaps look no further. Crimson Consulting, according to its website, can help you get into the most elite of clubs: Harvard, Oxford, Columbia, Yale… Read More »

A Goat Called Clover

At the intersection of education and nature is The Goat. In this case, a goat called Clover. Popular wisdom in Higher Education is that academics should have an online profile to promote their research and teaching and to have an impact in the wider community. I’m unconvinced that much of what goes on in Higher… Read More »