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Texas Rolls Out an ‘Affordable Baccalaureate’ Degree – Wired Campus - Blogs - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Texas Rolls Out an ‘Affordable Baccalaureate’ Degree – Wired Campus - Blogs - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Higher Ed Reform | Scoop.it
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Perry's Vision For University Of Texas Criticized : NPR

Perry's Vision For University Of Texas Criticized  : NPR | Higher Ed Reform | Scoop.it
There's a debate across the country over how well universities are preparing graduates for the real world, and whether colleges should operate more like businesses. That debate is particularly heated in Texas, where Gov.
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Georgia university system to offer more 'massive' online courses

The University System of Georgia and big university systems in nine other states have announced a joint partnership with a large educational technology company to offer massive open online courses, or MOOCs.
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The Texas Model of Higher Education Reform | Texas Public Policy Foundation

The Texas Model of Higher Education Reform | Texas Public Policy Foundation | Higher Ed Reform | Scoop.it

"An additional element of transparency, which would serve not only employers but society at large, would be for all universities to include on all student transcripts not only the grade the student received for each class, but also what the average grade in each class was. So doing would tell prospective employers whether or not a given student's high grade point average was the product of truly exceptional work or that of enrolling in a majority of what the previous generation called 'gut' courses and today's students label 'mick' (for Mickey Mouse) courses."

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