A conference devoted to the new universities of the 1960s. Rather than duplicate the various individual jubilees which have and are taking place in the seven universities (Essex, Lancaster, Sussex, UEA, UKC, Warwick and York) themselves, our aim is to look back at this moment in the history of higher education. The conference will examine… Continue reading #PotW: IHR 2015 Winter Conference: Utopian Universities
Are MOOC’s the answer to the problems facing Higher Education or are they a threat that will damage learning at degree level? In this blog post we take a quick look at some of the prevailing issues. Massive Open Online courses (MOOC’s) have major issues to overcome. This was the view put forward by Ormond… Continue reading Are MOOC’s the future or a dead end?
On Wednesday 9 April 2014 we will be holding our next Social Scholar seminar (in room 243, Senate House). This week we will be looking at the Guardian newspapers’ Higher Education Network through the eyes of community journalist Claire Shaw (@clurshaw). For full details of this event check out the SAS Events web page or… Continue reading Academic guide to social media and blogging
This post lists some of the findings from a recent survey we ran as part of the JISC-funded social media project – SMART. The project is lead by the SAS communications team and engages all 10 institutes of the School. The project commenced in July 2012 and is expected to complete in July 2013. Over the… Continue reading SAS SMART
Results from our social media survey
After carrying out a social media survey across the 10 Institutes of the School we were able to put together this infographic showing some of SAS’s social media habits. (Click image to view full size)