Wednesday, July 28, 2021

universities

Sarawak to allow uni students on campus to go home for Aidilfitri

These students will be able to return home without taking Covid-19 RT-PCR tests.

The problem of ideas in higher education

Has higher education transformed into a global business?

‘Clock-in’ academics cited among reasons for decline of public universities

Singapore-based academic Syed Farid Al-Attas says there is a corporate disease seeping into the work culture of the local academia.

Varsities’ ranking race akin to Macau scams, says academic

Professor Ahmad Murad Merican also hits out at KPIs set for lecturers which pressure them to publish multiple articles per year.

‘Caught’ in ranking game, local unis miss what matters in research

Academic Faisal Tehrani warns against the 'yes man' culture, saying the strength of a university's research culture depends on the society around it.

Decline of varsities, rush for rankings traced back to ‘academic imperialism’

Chandra Muzaffar says an obsession with global rankings has a role in the overall decline of local universities, but it also reflects Malaysia's status-conscious society.

Academics tell how universities can shake off 2020

Higher education centres can still thrive if they embrace new approaches and technologies, say experts.

Has Covid-19 killed the stigma on online degrees?

Malaysian universities and colleges have embraced e-learning despite the image problem associated with online degrees.

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