Expert Briefings
for faculty

Keep core theory relevant with ready-made course content

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  • What are Expert Briefings?
  • Who are Oxford Analytica?
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Benefits to faculty

How can unbiased expert analysis of recent events be used to bring thematic teaching to life?

Relevant

  • In a climate of rapid change, teaching on core theories can remain relevant by applying analysis of recent events.
  • Tailor course content to the current student population using both global and local examples.

Focused

  • Oxford Anlalytica experts have done the work of distilling data from multiple sources to identify what is important and understand the broader significance.
  • Daily briefings provide a single source of current content that can be easily used as a pre-read for seminar discussions and debates or to form the basis of lectures.

Illustrative questions for seminar discussions & essays

Always have current content available – using the theme of global sustainable development, see how unbiased expert analysis of recent event can be used to bring thematic teaching to life.

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Benefits to students

Support core skills development in students by introducing them to a ‘practice oriented’ way of reporting information

Student minds
Open the minds of students with real time content that they can relate to
Trusted, evidence-based source
A trusted, evidence-based source that you and your students can rely on
Preparing students
Prepare students for the real world of work with knowledge that will serve them throughout their career
  • Awareness raising content that will ensure that students are informed on how current global and local events are shaping their future.
  • Engage and inspire students with timely insights into topical events that are unfolding around them.

 

  • Expert authors are protected by anonymity to ensure analysis is bold, unbiased and objective.
  • Data is collated from multiple verified sources to present the reality of events and their implications. So, no need to trawl news sites that may have a political or regional bias.  

 

  • The archive and Daily Briefings give thought-leaders and influencers of tomorrow a historical frame of reference for the key decisions they will make today, and in the future.
  • Equip students with the context of past decisions that have impacted political, social and economic events - shaping today’s world and dictating their future.

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Short, sharp and to the point

Save time on teaching preparation with a resource that provides accurate information quickly and in one place.

The text is succinct and plain spoken, and formatted to be easy to read whether as a full-length article, short executive summary or graphical analysis.

  • Perfect introduction into a topic for students at every level and non-English language speakers
  • Quickly identify the information they need to support or counter arguments

Methodology

Generating clear foresight from a mass of complicated, confused and sometimes uncertain information by first separating the signal from the noise and then subjecting that to rigorous analysis.

The result is insight that is being used today to inform decisions by governments, policy makers, and business professionals.

EXBR methodology

Avoiding bias

Bias is one of the most fundamental of errors in qualitative analysis. Social science has shown that people often mistakenly prioritise certain pieces of evidence when drawing conclusions.

This may be due to a desire to see previous findings reaffirmed, or using the most accessible evidence or straining to connect unrelated data.

How do Oxford Analytica experts avoid bias?

Independent

Oxford Analytica is independent, so protected from partisan or ideological agendas.

Anonymous

The reality of events is reported without restriction, as contributors are anonymous.

Peer review

Analysis is critiqued using both internal and external experts to expose bias, provide rigour, challenge arguments and allow for new viewpoints.

Interdisciplinary

Many issues in the global economy cut across regions and topics – by running analysis across experts from different fields, the blind spots inherent in any one area are identified.

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