My intermediate status of current developments around ChatGPT. The pressure to act is great, but at the same time rigid patterns of thought and action persist. Adaptation to the new circumstances takes place, but fundamental changes are less likely to.
Category: Higher Education
By the way. Pickings from my news stream. (India edition)
By the way. Pickings from my news stream. (India edition): Higher Education numbers in India continue to grow + Push for campuses of foreign HEIs in India + Indian digital Central Academic Bank of Credits (ABC) becomes mandatory + Regression in India’s Academic Freedom Index score
Higher Education Barometer 2022: Teaching is rated worse, which is due to online teaching – maybe…
The Stifterverband regularly surveys university administrations in Germany about their assessment of the general climate in their institutions. The publication a few days ago, which refers to the year 2021, shows an overall positive picture but also a clear kink in the assessment of one’s own teaching. The authors of the report suspect that it could be due to the switch to online teaching, but this does not seem very plausible in the overall picture.
The question of the place of Hindi & English in Indian higher education
A debate is underway in India over what role Hindi and English should have in future higher education. The debate is prompted by the Hindu nationalist policies of the government. The conflict highlights historical and current contradictions in the Indian higher education system.