As globalization and technology blur national borders, universities must work even harder to demonstrate their distinctiveness and value, said the leaders of top universities in the Asia-Pacific region.
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Les Perelman, the former director of writing at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, known for taking on the writing test of SAT, is challenging a well-publicized study that claims machines can grade writing exams about as well as humans.
About 50% of all junk mail on the net emerges from just 20 internet service providers (ISPs), a study has found.
The founders of Eliademy, a MOOC with Finnish roots, truly understand disruptive innovation. They launched their MOOC exactly where learners don’t have real alternatives— Nigeria.
In Daniel Tammet's mind, three is a dotted green crescent moon shape, one is a sort of white sunburst and four is a blue boomerang.
The rate of adoption for machine-to-machine, or M2M, technologies enabling devices of virtually every size and function to share valuable data will be nothing short of mind-boggling over the next seven years ...
At the end of 2011, a few geeks in Sweden set up the Swedish Twitter University, which brought lectures in a series of tweets to a class of around 500 followers.
A growing electronic blitzkrieg by Beijing - blasted by Barack Obama as ''state sponsored'' hacking and now extending to the jamming of Australia's radio news broadcasts in Asia ...
The news that the next leader of the Roman Catholic Church, Pope Francis I, is a Jesuit, a scholar, and an advocate for social justice was greeted with enthusiasm by Catholic-college presidents.
British social scientists are drawing up a common set of ethical principles aimed at freeing research from what they see as excessive ethics oversight frameworks that hamper their ability to improve social understanding.