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Educators Will Never Be 100% Connected.

Educators Will Never Be 100% Connected. | Higher Ed Bubble | Scoop.it

Educators like all learners have a preferred way of learning. Some think of it as different “styles of learning”, but even that theory of  “learning styles” has been questioned by some. In a profes...

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Being connected educator is a mindset and requires a base level of digital literacy. 

This is one reason eXtension Network Literacy CoP exists. 

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Can We Trust Colleges and Universities?

Can We Trust Colleges and Universities? | Higher Ed Bubble | Scoop.it
By Watson Scott Swail, President & CEO, Educational Policy Institute/EPI InternationalLast week, I discussed the President’s proposal for cost cutting and keeping colleges on task and on budget...
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This article is a little dated but still applies. When we make public education available as those who are will to pay, education is no longer for the public.

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Hamline professor's post on student loan debt goes viral

Hamline professor's post on student loan debt goes viral | Higher Ed Bubble | Scoop.it
Wearing glasses and an earnest look, David Davies holds a piece of paper on which he’s typed three short sentences. The first: “I am a...
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MOOCs Move Beyond the Perfect Media Narrative – Next - Blogs - The Chronicle of Higher Education

MOOCs Move Beyond the Perfect Media Narrative – Next - Blogs - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Higher Ed Bubble | Scoop.it
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This article provides some insights on MOOCs and their start-up are experimental and adjusting as they fail and why that it is important to allow for the experimentation. . 

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Student Loan Default Rates Illustrate Continuing Affordability Issues in Higher Ed | Education Trust

Student Loan Default Rates Illustrate Continuing Affordability Issues in Higher Ed | Education Trust | Higher Ed Bubble | Scoop.it
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FACT SHEET: President Obama’s Blueprint for Keeping College Affordable and Within Reach for All Americans | The White House

FACT SHEET: President Obama’s Blueprint for Keeping College Affordable and Within Reach for All Americans | The White House | Higher Ed Bubble | Scoop.it
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You may not agree with this plan, but at least this is stab at addressing higher ed costs.

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Content Curation for Education and Learning: Robin Good @Emerge2012 - Mind Map

Content Curation for Education and Learning: Robin Good @Emerge2012 - Mind Map | Higher Ed Bubble | Scoop.it
What is content curation in the context of education and why it is going to be so relevant in the near future. Benefits of content curation, examples and tools. - Mind Map
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The why and the how, and examples of content curation.

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The Future Of Education Eliminates The Classroom, Because The World Is Your Class

The Future Of Education Eliminates The Classroom, Because The World Is Your Class | Higher Ed Bubble | Scoop.it

Editor’s NoteThis post is part of Co.Exist’s Futurist Forum, a series of articles by some of the world’s leading futurists about what the world will look like in the near and distant future, and how you can improve how you navigate future scenarios...

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Anne's Spot: Working for Cooperative Extension's Future

Anne's Spot: Working for Cooperative Extension's Future | Higher Ed Bubble | Scoop.it
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A partial view of how we should be working for Cooperative Extension's future.

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Is Your College Going Out of Business?

Is Your College Going Out of Business? | Higher Ed Bubble | Scoop.it
I've been getting a lot of questions from high school kids asking whether or not they should go to college. The answer is Yes.College is where you find out about yourself. It's where you learn how to
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The smart high school grad no longer just picks a school, borrows money and wings it. .to assemble an educational plan that gets you on your path of knowledge and discovery without putting you at risk ..."

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Pressure to Rein In Tuition Squeezes Colleges

Pressure to Rein In Tuition Squeezes Colleges | Higher Ed Bubble | Scoop.it

Private colleges are facing pressure to slow tuition hikes and boost aid, as families question the cost.

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Student debt is approaching 1 Trillion dollars. 11% of student loans are delinquent, many are deferring payments.

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Standards of higher education in the country should be improved ...

Standards of higher education in the country should be improved ... | Higher Ed Bubble | Scoop.it
The standards of higher education in the country should be improved, President Pranab Mukherjee said here on Friday. PRANAB_PHOTO. Delivering the convocation address at SRM University in Kattangulathur , Mr.
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A reminder of the global pressure to improve higher education.

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NMC Horizon Connect Webinar: A New Copyright Solution for Universities | The New Media Consortium

NMC Horizon Connect Webinar: A New Copyright Solution for Universities | The New Media Consortium | Higher Ed Bubble | Scoop.it
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When an adult took standardized tests forced on kids

When an adult took standardized tests forced on kids | Higher Ed Bubble | Scoop.it
A school board member takes versions of his state’s standardized tests in math and reading, and realizes something is really wrong with these high-stakes exams.
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Beyond School Supplies: How DonorsChoose is Crowdsourcing Real Education Reform

Beyond School Supplies: How DonorsChoose is Crowdsourcing Real Education Reform | Higher Ed Bubble | Scoop.it
The charity is using its networking strength to provide teachers with new kinds of resources, and its data to hold bureaucrats accountable.
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Only 150 of 3500 U.S. Colleges Are Worth the Investment: Former Secretary of Education

Only 150 of 3500 U.S. Colleges Are Worth the Investment: Former Secretary of Education | Higher Ed Bubble | Scoop.it

The U.S. is home to some of the greatest colleges and universities in the world.

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William Bennett's book Is College Worth It looks a book I need to read as we discuss the woes of higher education.

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“I Quit Academia,” an Important, Growing Subgenre of American Essays

“I Quit Academia,” an Important, Growing Subgenre of American Essays | Higher Ed Bubble | Scoop.it
Sarah Kendzior, Al-Jazeera English’s firebrand of social and economic justice, suggested this week that there should be a Norton Anthology of Academics Declaring They Quit, among whose august contributions she would place Zachary Ernst’s “Why I...
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The article gives anecdotal evidence however, more investigation is needed.

Certainly we should be keeping our universities accountable and defend our higher ed systems from both mediocrity and profit driven purpose.

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Where Do My Tuition Dollars Go?

Paying for college can be a challenge for many Colorado students and their families. As families have to pay more of the costs of a college education than ev...
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While the CSU President explained the division of college tuition I am not sure he explained very adequately why tuition continues to rise faster than the rate of inflation.

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Student debt and tuition hikes: destroying the lives of America's children

Student debt and tuition hikes: destroying the lives of America's children | Higher Ed Bubble | Scoop.it
In Rolling Stone, Matt Taibbi takes a long, in-depth look at the scandal of student loans and tuition hikes, a two-headed parasite sucking America's working class and middle class dry as they plunge their children into a lifetime of ballooning debt...
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The Future of Education

What does the future hold for higher education? In this short animated film, we consider one set of possibilities based on current signals and trends.
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What’s the Value of a College Degree?

What’s the Value of a College Degree? | Higher Ed Bubble | Scoop.it

When my parents bought their first house in the early 1960s, they focused on buying a place to live in and raise their children. By the time I purchased my first house early last decade, buying a

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Lessons from a Blogger

Lessons from a Blogger | Higher Ed Bubble | Scoop.it
Famed blogger Andrew Sullivan has decided to leave The Daily Beast and go it alone, starting his own blog and charging subscriptions. What does this have to do with the future of Cooperative Extens...
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Somewhat related to higher ed bubble -- in that forces of shifting media power affects higher ed.

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Changing Course: Ten Years of Tracking Online Education in the United States | The Sloan Consortium

Changing Course: Ten Years of Tracking Online Education in the United States | The Sloan Consortium | Higher Ed Bubble | Scoop.it
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Moving forward with partnerships on higher education - Other Views - MiamiHerald.com

It is fashionable these days to be critical of public education and its effectiveness.
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"The implication: That somehow the student’s education was inadequate and therefore a waste of time and money."

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The college textbook bubble and how the “open educational resources” movement is going up against the textbook cartel | AEIdeas

The college textbook bubble and how the “open educational resources” movement is going up against the textbook cartel | AEIdeas | Higher Ed Bubble | Scoop.it
The public policy blog of the American Enterprise Institute
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College textbook bubble

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