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Undergraduate Videogame Symposium

Over the weekend (Thursday, Friday and Saturday) we held the second annual Undergraduate Videogame Symposium in the English department here at NAU. The amazing thing about this symposium is the breadth of majors who participate in the event, involving themselves in roundtable discussions, videogame play, guest speaker presentations, and student presentations. 821 more words

Academia.edu

Academia.edu has over 19,00,00 researchers attached to it and using the site to connect, share and challenge the control of journals.

A social network 

In 2008, Academia.edu was launched as a social networking site aimed at academics and tertiary educators. 433 more words

Higher Education

Authors as Passengers . . . or Partners

Guest post by James Martin and James E. Samels

One of the many sins an author can commit is to be a “passenger” on the publishing journey of her or his own book. 749 more words

Behind The Scenes

Lawrence Tech ranks in top 25 nationally for game design

SOUTHFIELD — Lawrence Technological University has placed in the top 25 bachelor’s degree programs for computer game design in a national survey conducted by The Princeton Review and PC Gamer. 441 more words

Featured

Universities: Excellence vs equity

The American model of higher education is spreading. It is good at producing excellence, but needs to get better at providing access to decent education at a reasonable cost, says Emma Duncan.  226 more words

Higher Education

Where else are you going to go? Tuition fees and the university system as a cartel

In the run-up to the 2015 UK General Election, the emotive issue of university tuition fees has re-emerged recently as a topic for debate. Scotland has a vastly different Higher Education funding model to that of England and Wales, with the Northern Irish system different again. 7,304 more words

Politics And Ideas

North Carolina: Legislators Gone Wild , Seeking to Kill Research

In North Carolina, a state senator has filed a bill requiring all professors to carry a heavy course load. It seems there’s no institution free of the heavy hand of government, when legislators grab the reins of power. 370 more words

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