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Facilitating Creative Online Forums and Discussion Boards in Online Learning

Facilitating Creative Online Forums and Discussion Boards in Online Learning | Third Level Funding | Scoop.it

"Almost every online educator struggles with how to better facilitate more creative online forums and discussion boards."


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Universities at risk under free trade agreements - University World News

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Transatlantic trade deal talks

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Letter about how TTIP could affect education in Ireland, Monday 10th November 2014

 

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How Would Tying Student Loans to Repayment Rates Affect Higher Education?

How Would Tying Student Loans to Repayment Rates Affect Higher Education?

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oftwominds-Charles Hugh Smith: Our Huge, Stinking Mountain of Debt: Student Loans

oftwominds-Charles Hugh Smith: Our Huge, Stinking Mountain of Debt: Student Loans | Third Level Funding | Scoop.it

Imagine a huge, stinking mountain of debt, which represents all of the debt in the world... now look at this chart of student loan debt.

Notice anything about this chart of student loan debt owed to the Federal government? Direct Federal loans to students have exploded higher, from $93 billion in 2007 to $560 billion in early 2013. This gargantuan sum exceeds the gross domestic product (GDP) of entire nations—for example, Sweden ($538 billion) and Iran ($521 billion). Non-Federal student loans total another $500 billion, bringing the total to over $1 trillion.

Does this look remotely sustainable? ...


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Hal's curator insight, September 11, 2013 12:09 PM

Click through for the rest of this great post. It's the debt that we are generating, not just in student loans, but in other areas of our government that will continue to propell gold to new highs, in my opinion.

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6 Ways for New Grads to Tackle Their Student Loans - TIME

6 Ways for New Grads to Tackle Their Student Loans - TIME | Third Level Funding | Scoop.it
You have to start repaying your college debts six months after you graduate. For the class of 2014, that deadline is approaching fast. Here's how to get ready.
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Food File: The weekly food news round-up

Food File: The weekly food news round-up | Third Level Funding | Scoop.it
Rapid rise of The Natural Bakery, tasting menu from the Airfield gardens and farm, Super Miss Sue is having a party, and sweet cake story
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Three generations of distance education pedagogy | Anderson | The International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning

Three generations of distance education pedagogy | Anderson | The International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning | Third Level Funding | Scoop.it
Three generations of distance education pedagogy
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JISC Digital Literacies in Higher Education

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JISC article on DIgital Literacies in Higher Education, econmpassing social media.

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A Framework For Learning In Digital Networks

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A Framework For Learning In Digital Networks

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Graded Discussion Forums on Coursera

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Coursera students often reject graded discussion forums. This blog post explores their reasons.
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Recommended by Brian Mulligan

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Facilitating Creative Online Forums and Discussion Boards in Online Learning

Facilitating Creative Online Forums and Discussion Boards in Online Learning | Third Level Funding | Scoop.it

"Almost every online educator struggles with how to better facilitate more creative online forums and discussion boards."


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gradireland Careers Report : Self-assessment and graduate job matching tool : Graduate jobs, recruitment and careers in Ireland at gradireland.com

gradireland Careers Report : Self-assessment and graduate job matching tool : Graduate jobs, recruitment and careers in Ireland at gradireland.com | Third Level Funding | Scoop.it
What graduate jobs would suit me? Use the gradireland Careers Report to find out. Pinpoint your key skills and get the best job match suggestions for you.
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Elizabeth Warren Calls For Big Changes To Student Loans

Elizabeth Warren Calls For Big Changes To Student Loans | Third Level Funding | Scoop.it
BOSTON -- College graduates struggling to repay their student loans should have an easier time getting their debt eliminated if they go into bankruptcy, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) said Saturday.

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Consumer Credit in U.S. Climbs on Demand for Car, Student Loans - Bloomberg

Consumer borrowing increased at a faster rate in September as American households took out loans for cars and education.
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Three in four graduates will pay off student loans until their 50s

Three in four graduates will pay off student loans until their 50s | Third Level Funding | Scoop.it
Middle-income professionals such as teachers face repaying up to £2,500 a year throughout their 40s, a time when many will be raising families and servicing large mortgages.

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The article cites a study by the ESRC-funded Institute for Fiscal Studies

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Break away from the life-long debt trap. Become debt free faster than you probably ever thought possible. 

http://www.paymentsbegone.com

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Column: What is a ‘high earner’ in Ireland today?

Column: What is a ‘high earner’ in Ireland today? | Third Level Funding | Scoop.it
We tend to think of ‘high earners’ as being those with salaries above €100,000 – but the figures reveal a different story, writes Micheál Collins.
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Nevin Economic Research Institute, economic think tank funded by ICTU and other unions. Finds that someone earning 60,000 is in top  10% of earners. Jan 2013, from 2009 CSO stats

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The Coming Age of the Curation Economy: Building Context Around Content - VideoInk

The Coming Age of the Curation Economy: Building Context Around Content - VideoInk | Third Level Funding | Scoop.it
A guest post by Steven Rosenbaum, CEO of Magnify.net, about how the increase in video consumption and raw data online is ushering the Age of Curation.
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CONUL information literacy

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Advocated by DIT. Includes reference to "Get Smart" programme.

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Stage 1 Specific Glossary (Version 1).pdf (application/pdf Object)

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Useful elearning glossary

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Marketing Tool of the Week- Scoop.it | ThriveHive

Marketing Tool of the Week- Scoop.it | ThriveHive | Third Level Funding | Scoop.it
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