Monthly Archives: August 2013

MOOC makes the Oxford dictionary

It’s official: MOOC is a recognised new word in the Oxford online dictionary (thanks, Chris Parr of Times Higher Education, for the revelation). Can one pen an ode to a MOOC? So, MOOC, you sound like a moose, Big and … Continue reading

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Social Partnerships and Responsible Business. A Research Handbook

I have contributed a chapter on “social contract” to a new book scheduled for publication this November: Social Partnerships and Responsible Business. A Research Handbook http://www.routledge.com/books/details/9780415678636/

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Neo-alchemists combining tradition, evolution and revolution

Commissioned to write a chapter for a new publication addressing 21st Century challenges for the professions. Exploring, researching and writing up the theme of “neo-alchemists”, 21st Century professionals who combine tradition, evolution and revolution to make sense of their world … Continue reading

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Excellent and inclusive: The @OpenUniversity highly rated by students for 9th year running

August is a tantalising month for universities as they eagerly await the results of the National Student Survey. Congratulations to Bath, this year’s top university – the OU was in the top place, and knows what it is like to … Continue reading

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