"Thomas Edison State College and the Saylor Foundation have announced an agreement to enhance access for adults to earn college credit through Saylor's high-quality, free, open courses and the college's nationally renowned expertise in assessment.
"According to the agreement, the Saylor Foundation will identify its most popular courses for which learners have expressed an interest in earning college credit and Thomas Edison State College will create examinations and other assessments for those courses. In addition, the college will map Saylor courses that already align with existing college examinations, including the Thomas Edison State College Examination Program (TECEP). With this agreement, the College has become the first senior public institution of higher education in New Jersey to partner with a major provider of online open courses."
Peter Jackson's high frame rate Hobbit and the second coming of 3D have probably been the most publicized attempts to revive the stagnating movie industry. But elsewhere, the future of cinema seems to be converging on something more closely resembling a video game as artists, hackers, and filmmakers process the language of film through the lens of code.
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There are few voices in the scientific community that have looked so deep and so far into our humanity. Ray Kurzweil is certainly one of these visionaries. He recently took the time to provide his perspective on digital health and the evolution of medicine. From nanobots to life eternal, Kurzweil keeps us thinking and imagining a future that is poised to change with amazing speed and relevance to our everyday lives.
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As a back-up to President Obama's State of the Union speech, the White House has released The President's Plan for a Strong Middle Class and a Strong America. A much commented-on sentence in a section with the challenging title Holding colleges accountable for cost, value and quality reads: (...) - blog Changing Higher Education, by Lloyd Armstrong, February 15, 2013
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