Navigating the Ethics of Nudging in Higher Education

Navigating the Ethics of Nudging in Higher Education

A Closer Look The concept of nudging, popularized by Thaler and Sunstein (2008) in their book “Nudge”, has sparked debates on its ethical implications. Critics argue that nudging, rooted in libertarian paternalism, manipulates individuals by exploiting their cognitive biases to guide them towards decisions the nudgers think are rational. In simpler terms, it’s like steering…

Theories of Change in Higher Education

Theories of Change in Higher Education

A Quest into the Dynamics of Change Higher education is undergoing a profound transformation, driven by societal, technological, and economic shifts. As institutions strive to adapt to these changes, the theory of change has emerged as a guiding framework to navigate the complexities and uncertainties of the future. This article explores the theory of change…