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Can you find the hidden letter in this memory puzzle?

Can you find the hidden letter in this memory puzzle?

This red dot puzzle tests your ability to recall images and has been shared by thousands online this week. Those who can easily answer the puzzle may just have an eidetic memory, the ability to recall images with vividness bordering on actual visual perception; also called a photographic memory. To solve the puzzle you must [...]

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what is the most effective way of getting students to retain the information you’ve imparted during a lesson?

what is the most effective way of getting students to retain the information you’ve imparted during a lesson?

We all know that the students who are able to focus for the longest periods of time on what we’re saying without their attention wandering are the ones most likely to retain the information. Conversely the students with short attention spans are also the ones most likely to be disruptive in class. No news there. [...]

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Why do people mock us geography students?

Why do people mock us geography students?

I’m tired of everyone giving geography students like me a hard time. For years I’ve experienced jibes, sarcastic comments and mockery for the fact I like geography, but I didn’t think it would carry on at university. My friends and I have heard all the digs, from: “where are your colouring pencils?” to “do you [...]

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Want to retire in comfort? Back Bernie Sanders on free college tuition

Want to retire in comfort? Back Bernie Sanders on free college tuition

Bernie Sanders, in his election manifesto, has argued for making tuition free at public colleges and universities. This is a proposal that has struck many, including prominent economists, as ludicrous. For sure, there are scant details about how all this would work in practice and I don’t mean to shove those under the rug. And [...]

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Sixth form college teachers walk out

Sixth form college teachers walk out

About one in ten colleges are closed but the government says most are open or partially open. On Monday the court rejected the government’s bid to stop the National Union of Teachers’ action on the grounds that it is political. NUT members will rally outside Parliament later on Tuesday. They plan to march to the [...]

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ACE Survey Finds Increased Focus Among College Presidents on Campus Racial Climate

ACE Survey Finds Increased Focus Among College Presidents on Campus Racial Climate

Campus racial climate has become a larger priority for college and university presidents and their institutions, finds a new national online survey by ACE’s Center for Policy Research and Strategy (CPRS). The survey is the first in CPRS’ Pulse Point series, short surveys of college and university presidents on timely higher education topics. A full [...]

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The ACE CREDIT College and University Network

The ACE CREDIT College and University Network

​Information for Institutions The ACE CREDIT College and University Network is a group of more than 2,000 higher education institutions that consider ACE credit recommendations and other credit for prior learning options for transfer to degree programs. Institutions can join the Network by completing this form. By recognizing ACE credit recommendations, institutions within the College and University Network help advance students’ [...]

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London universities in Qatar partnership drive

London universities in Qatar partnership drive

The exhibition, by the London Universities International Partnership (LUIP) and backed by the £2m GREAT UK Challenge Fund, part of the UK Government’s GREAT Britain Campaign, explored the role of knowledge and skills in the development of ‘Smart Cities’, in support of Qatar’s National Vision 2030. The showcase, designed to represent the flow of the [...]

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