Check out this week’s advancement news worldwide, the latest CASE news and trending discussions on CASE communities.
Are International Students Satisfied?—An analysis of satisfaction surveys from 60,000 international students at 48 universities in the United States, United Kingdom and Australia reveals that students are, by and large, satisfied, but that satisfaction levels vary by country of origin and that large proportions of undergraduate international students from a single country can inhibit integration.
ScienceScape startup founded by U of T student helps researchers track findings—Sometimes an invention makes so much sense people wonder why it didn’t already exist. Take the U of T-based startup, ScienceScape.
Reddit, Imgur and Twitch team up as ‘Derp’ for social data research—The alliance will offer data to universities, offering academics access to information to promote cross-platform study.
The Challenges of ‘Higher-Education Emergencies’—One narrative that has driven widespread interest in free online courses known as MOOCs is that they can help educate the world. But critics say that the courses mostly draw students who already hold traditional degrees.
Highlights from the CASE 2014 Summit for Leaders in Advancement, held in July in New York City.