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The Average Length of Dissertations

The Average Length of Dissertations | Education-2 | Scoop.it
The fields that are the most verbose will not surprise you.
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The bottom three are my main interests these days.  Maybe I should just write up my hobbies.  

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Sticker Shock: The Class of 2034 Could Spend $422,320 For Their College Degree | Higher Education on GOOD

Sticker Shock: The Class of 2034 Could Spend $422,320 For Their College Degree  | Higher Education on GOOD | Education-2 | Scoop.it
Beyonce and Jay-Z welcomed baby Blue Ivy into the world this weekend, and while the Carter family is definitely in the 1 percent, even they may feel a bit of sticker shock when it's time to send little Blue to college.
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FuturistSpeaker.com – A Study of Future Trends and Predictions by Futurist Thomas Frey » Blog Archive » Teacherless Education and the Competition that will Change Everything

FuturistSpeaker.com – A Study of Future Trends and Predictions by Futurist Thomas Frey » Blog Archive » Teacherless Education and the Competition that will Change Everything | Education-2 | Scoop.it
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Are Too Many Students Going to College? - The Chronicle Review - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Are Too Many Students Going to College? - The Chronicle Review - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Education-2 | Scoop.it
There's a growing sentiment that college may not be the best option for all. The Chronicle asked higher-education experts to weigh in.
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Education Crisis: Testing and Firing Teachers Doesn’t Work

Education Crisis: Testing and Firing Teachers Doesn’t Work | Education-2 | Scoop.it
Obama’s misguided policies and the overhyped doc Waiting For Superman have turned America against its teachers. Education expert Diane Ravitch on why the vitriol is so dangerous.
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How to Learn About Everything — Metamodern

How to Learn About Everything — Metamodern | Education-2 | Scoop.it
The internet almost makes it too easy My recent post “How to Understand Everything (and Why)” discussed an untaught, integrative kind of knowledge, and why it is so important in science and engineering — how it can leverage specialized knowledge...
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Envisioning a Post-Campus America

Envisioning a Post-Campus America | Education-2 | Scoop.it
MIT is going to offer certificates for completion of low-cost online coursework, an offering the…
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Finland's Revolutionary Education System

Finland's Revolutionary Education System | Education-2 | Scoop.it
"Finland's educational system. Fascinating thing about three decades ago Finland has an educational system that is doing terribly and they look around and th...
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The Coming Meltdown in College Education & Why The Economy Won't Get Better Any Time Soon

The Coming Meltdown in College Education & Why The Economy Won't Get Better Any Time Soon | Education-2 | Scoop.it
This is what I see when i think about higher education in this country today: Remember the housing meltdown ? Tough to forget isn't it. The formula for the housing boom and bust was simple. A lot o...
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Walter Kaufmann’s Lectures on Nietzsche, Kierkegaard and Sartre (1960)

Walter Kaufmann’s Lectures on Nietzsche, Kierkegaard and Sartre (1960) | Education-2 | Scoop.it
Walter Kaufmann spent 33 years (1947-1980) teaching philosophy at Princeton.
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FuturistSpeaker.com – A Study of Future Trends and Predictions by Futurist Thomas Frey » Blog Archive » Teacherless Education and the Competition that will Change Everything

FuturistSpeaker.com – A Study of Future Trends and Predictions by Futurist Thomas Frey » Blog Archive » Teacherless Education and the Competition that will Change Everything | Education-2 | Scoop.it
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Academic Internship – Why We Need to Push High School Students Out into the Real World | -

Academic Internship – Why We Need to Push High School Students Out into the Real World | - | Education-2 | Scoop.it
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FuturistSpeaker.com – A Study of Future Trends and Predictions by Futurist Thomas Frey » Blog Archive » The Rise of the SuperProfessor

FuturistSpeaker.com – A Study of Future Trends and Predictions by Futurist Thomas Frey » Blog Archive » The Rise of the SuperProfessor | Education-2 | Scoop.it
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Free digital textbooks offered as Gov. Jerry Brown signs bills

Free digital textbooks offered as Gov. Jerry Brown signs bills | Education-2 | Scoop.it
Gov. Jerry Brown provides access to free digital textbooks
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Student Loans Weighing Down a Generation With Heavy Debt

Student Loans Weighing Down a Generation With Heavy Debt | Education-2 | Scoop.it
Nearly everyone pursuing a bachelor’s degree is borrowing money, and as prices soar, a college degree often comes with an unprecedented financial burden.
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Sentences to ponder

Sentences to ponder | Education-2 | Scoop.it
Real earnings for young college grads have fallen by over 15% since 2000, or by about $10,000 in 2011 dollars Michael Mandel’s tweet is here, and link to the underlying material is here.
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Why Students Leave the Engineering Track

Why Students Leave the Engineering Track | Education-2 | Scoop.it
Philip Babcock, an economist at the University of California, Santa Barbara, suggests that a lot of it has to do with homework.
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What Makes Great Charter Schools Great?

What Makes Great Charter Schools Great? | Education-2 | Scoop.it
What we know about public charter schools can be summed-up with two stylized facts. One is that on average charter schools are about average.
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