TUI staff at Dundalk IT more Concerned than Ever over Institute’s Bid for Technological University status

Posted in Governance and administration on June 7th, 2019 by steve

Ireland“The Teacher’s Union of Ireland say their concerns regarding Dundalk IT’s application for Technological University status have only increased since a response by the institute to their recent statement expressing concern over what they describe as management’s complacency in relation to the matter …” (more)

[Talk of the Town, 7 June]

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€5.57m Fund Announced for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning in Irish Higher Education

Posted in Teaching on June 7th, 2019 by steve

Ireland“The Higher Education Authority, in partnership with the National Forum for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, has announced today a new once-off non-competitive fund for teaching and learning in higher education. The fund aligns strategically the teaching and learning enhancement funding that has been allocated by the National Forum since 2014 …” (more)

[teachingandlearning.ie, 7 June]

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Copyright and Third Party Data #analytics

Posted in Legal issues, Teaching on June 7th, 2019 by steve

Ireland“Can you use material on the Internet for personal just because it is there? For example, if someone posts a data file on a web page (eg, on GitHub), is it OK for me to use it without asking permission? Can I use it to explain a data analysis concept in class? Can I share it with my students? Can I use it in an assignment, or an exam? …” (more)

[Careful With That Axe, Eugene, 7 June]