Is this really the time to be discussing the possibility of even higher university tuition fees? BBC’s Newsnight on Monday evening opened an interesting can of educational worms.
One reason why the government has capped university tuition fees at £9,000 a year in England is to protect the Treasury; to paraphrase a close friend of mine, who runs an online loan program, higher fees mean bigger loans and so more losses. If universities were to share some risk, the Treasury might allow them to charge more.
Facebook. What does the word mean to you? Friends and family? Photos of people’s dinner? Witnessing another painful inspirational quote?
Try opportunity, growth. Through Facebook advertising, Facebook provides you with the opportunity to really push your brand and reach out to your desired and even existing audience. Want to learn more? Well, it’s rude not to.
Facebook, like most social media sites, is viewed through people browsing; therefore it is important to capture your audiences’ attention instantly.
Most of your viewers’ attention will be focused on the top 1/3 of the page, so ensure your cover photo provides enough interest to generate engagement, encourage conversation or direct them to a landing page where they can easily seek more information.
There’s no doubt in our minds that mobile technologies will continue to have a massive impact on how students learn. The clever bit is how they blend with face-to-face learning opportunities to enhance the whole learning experience.