Tag Archive | Future

The LSU Top 5 #34

This is the 34th of our weekly links to the top 5 bits and pieces we’ve found from around the internet. (Linking doesn’t mean we necessarily agree with these articles!) Why Do I Teach? – NY Times In this article, University of Notre Dame philosopher Gary Gutting argues that the most valuable aspect of education […]

The Top 5 #29

This is the 29th of our weekly links to the top 5 bits and pieces we’ve found from around the internet. (Linking doesn’t mean we necessarily agree with these articles!) Asian Higher Education Revolution a Long Way Off – University World News This articles gives a description of The Times Higher Education Asian University Rankings, of […]

The LSU Top 5 #18

It’s Tet here in Vietnam. The LSU staff are away in various parts of the world climbing mountains, snorkelling, celebrating the new year and spending time with their families. BUT – the LSU blog doesn’t take a holiday – it just keeps going! This is the eighteenth of our weekly links to the top 5 interesting […]

The LSU Top 5 #17

This is the seventeenth of our weekly links to the top 5 interesting bits and pieces we’ve found from around the internet. (Linking doesn’t mean we necessarily agree with these articles!) A New World - Times Higher Education Amidst dramatic economic and demographic change, the author explores the top five trends driving major and lasting changes in Higher […]

LSU Top 5 #14

This is the fourteenth of our weekly links to the top 5 interesting bits and pieces we’ve found from around the internet. (Linking doesn’t mean we necessarily agree with these articles!)   Hiring Creative Employees – The Creativity Post Employers are increasingly looking for creative employees, and yet the requirements of potential employees ensure basic competence rather […]

The center of learning

By David DeBrot, LSU So how many articles have you seen recently on MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses)? If you haven’t, no worries – here’s what a MOOC is: it’s a university course online. That’s pretty much it. The biggest fish in the pond right now is Coursera – they’ve managed to sign up some […]

Dad and Mom

This is Wei’s article that appeared in Thanh Nien News and Vietweek on 6/7/2012. By Dr. Wei Wei, LSU Me: “Let’s talk about parents. What questions did the parents usually ask you when they came to the school?” Teacher: “They want to know everything of their kids at school. After the exams or the results being released, we […]

Why do they come here? University choice among Vietnamese students

By David DeBrot, LSU Historically in Vietnam, there is often sighted the legend of a Confucian scholar studying late into the wee hours while his suffering wife takes care of domesticity so that he may focus on his important provincial and national exams. The scholar is successful, and upon receiving his high marks, he is […]

The future of universities

By Dominic Mahon Dominic Mahon teaches at a private university in Turkey. Previously he has taught academic literacies at universities in the UK and Vietnam. What will your university look like in 20 years? The chances are that it will be radically different to the institution of today or perhaps it will not even exist […]

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