|Abstract||There is an enduring belief by UK policymakers that a large higher education sector is an important driver of long-run economic growth, which has been part of the narrative since the Robbins Report. Back then, there was plenty of conjecture and assumption, but strikingly little concrete evidence to support such a belief. This paper asks whether the evidence base has strengthened in the 50 years since it was published. It looks at a number of diff ... [truncated at 450 characters in length]|
|Subject||Innovation,productivity and growth Macro and international economics Economics and education|
The term Open Educational Resources (OER) was coined in 2002 in discussions at the Forum on the Impact of Open Courseware UNESCO. It describes "the provision of educational resources on open license, enabled by information technologies and communication, for consultation, use and adaptation by a community of users with non-commercial purposes".
In June 2012, Community OER and UNESCO celebrated 10 years in the area of Open World Congress ... [truncated at 450 characters in length]
|Author||José Vladimir Burgos Aguilar; María del Carmen Cabrera; Elizabeth Cadme; et al|
|Subject||Spanish & Portuguese literatures Education Applied linguistics Comparative and international education Economics and education e-Learning Learning facilitation Literacy Vocational and professional learning Internet research Internet and everyday life Shaping the Internet Internet and science and learning Library & information science|
|Abstract||Over the last decade, open educational resources (OER) initiatives have created new possibilities for knowledge-sharing practices. This research examines how, where, and when OER are attracting attention in the higher education sector and explores to what extent the OER discussion has moved beyond the English-speaking world. This study analysed English, Spanish, and Portuguese OER queries over a long-term period (2007-2011). The data retrieval wa ... [truncated at 450 characters in length]|
|Subject||Internet and science and learning Internet research Library & information science Sociology Social policy & social work Social Sciences Education Comparative and international education e-Learning Economics and education|
This paper outlines some of the changes that have been initiated by the Bologna process in German higher education. In particular, it provides a discussion of the impact of these changes on the transition of graduates into the world of work. The paper is based on an analysis of recent studies on students who have graduated with the new type of degrees that were introduced as a result of the Bologna agreement.
The paper finds that many of ... [truncated at 450 characters in length]
|Subject||Economics Labour economics Economics and education|
The recent growth of Teach For America (TFA) has enabled it to substantially expand the teacher labour supply in many rural Southern communities, one of its largest and fastest-growing partnership subsets. Though it is generally accepted that these areas face more severe teacher shortages than most other regions in the country, there is little research as to how these staffing challenges arise or how they might be resolved; TFA’s potential to ... [truncated at 450 characters in length]
|Creator||Mallory A. Dwinal;|
|Subject||Economics and education Labour economics Education Teaching and teacher education|