Category Archives: Higher Education Teaching & Learning

#ASMSG Why Bob Dylan’s Songs Are Literature

How has Bob Dylan redefined the way we look at literature? His win is certainly the culmination of a lifetime of writing. No doubt, we are invited to expand our definition of literature. Further, we could begin to see a … Continue reading

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#BobDylan Wins The #Nobel #Prize For #Literature: “Art is a river that we drink from but do not own”

Press Release 13 October 2016 – The Nobel Prize in Literature 2016: The Nobel Prize in Literature for 2016 is awarded to Bob Dylan “for having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition”. Bob Dylan won the … Continue reading

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How To Teach English Literature: Resources, Strategies and Tips #ASMSG

How To Teach English Literature This textbook is intended for students of English Literature Teaching as well as new and experienced teachers of English Literature. Written by Thomas Jerome Baker, author of 168 books and a teacher of English with … Continue reading

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International Student Mobility to 2024

The Future of the World’s Mobile Students to 2024 Important findings from “The future of the world’s mobile students to 2024” This report from the British Council offers predictions about the next decade of international student mobility based on new … Continue reading

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Best universities in the United States 2016

Thinking about studying in the USA can be overwhelming, especially since there are so many options of where to study in the United States. We are currently in the process of launching our own bespoke US college ranking, due for … Continue reading

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International students are worth more than their tuition fees

A strong international presence on campus is worth more than money in the bank.  Philip Wainwright Times Higher Education  Just over 10 years ago, the president of Emory University, my Atlanta-based institution, told an international planning group that he wanted to hear … Continue reading

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STUDY ABROAD IN EDINBURGH

Why choose Edinburgh? Hear what our students like most about studying here in our latest video about Study Abroad in Edinburgh, along with our top ten reasons for choosing Edinburgh. Studying abroad at the University of Edinburgh from HSS Webteam … Continue reading

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Deadline June 10: Apply For The Rihanna Global Scholarship Program for residents of Barbados, Brazil, Cuba, Haiti, Guyana, Jamaica, or the USA

  Grammy-winning singer and songwriter has announced a global scholarship program through her Clara Lionel Foundation (CLF), which will award scholarships to international and U.S. students going to college in the U.S. In the video below, Rihanna shares her vision … Continue reading

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Classroom Strategies for Inquiry-Based Learning

About this course Inquiry-based learning aims to increase student engagement by helping learners develop hands-on, minds-on skills. This education and teacher training course explores the 5E instructional model and its uses in the classroom. You will have the opportunity to … Continue reading

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América Latina, estancada en innovación #MondayMotivation

por Andrés Oppenheimer,  Nuevo Herald, May 11, 2016 “Latinoamérica debe darse cuenta de que vivimos en una economía del conocimiento, y ponerse las pilas en materia de innovación.” La mayoría de los presidentes latinoamericanos se jactan sobre los supuestos logros … Continue reading

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