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MOOCs vs. HCOCs (Higher Cost Online Courses)

MOOCs vs. HCOCs (Higher Cost Online Courses) | Higher education | Scoop.it

Suddenly, MOOCs were no longer open nor low cost; they had become HCOCs—Higher Cost Online Courses (pronounced Hickocks).


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Summer college programs help high schoolers test waters - Washington Post

Summer college programs help high schoolers test waters - Washington Post | Higher education | Scoop.it
Summer college programs help high schoolers test waters
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Golub is among a growing number of high-schoolers taking advantage of academic summer camps on college campuses, programs targeted at college-bound kids.
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The true value of higher ed

President Obama's proposal to develop a national scorecard for ranking universities is a valuable contribution towards improving accountability for higher education. The national discussion about higher education, however, ...
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Social media key to getting ahead, PhD students hear

Social media key to getting ahead, PhD students hear | Higher education | Scoop.it
Skills, reputation and peer networks can be built online even when stuck in the lab (Social media key to getting ahead, PhD students hear | News | Times Higher Education: http://t.co/yr54VzYQro)...
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Best Path to Growth? - Inside Higher Ed

Best Path to Growth? - Inside Higher Ed | Higher education | Scoop.it
Best Path to Growth?
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Since the 1980s, development economists have argued that investing in primary rather than higher education is the best way to lift countries out of poverty.
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An Adjunct Story: Our Economy Is Eating Higher Education - Huffington Post

An Adjunct Story: Our Economy Is Eating Higher Education - Huffington Post | Higher education | Scoop.it
An Adjunct Story: Our Economy Is Eating Higher Education Huffington Post I've grown very attached to teaching (studio art) but I am struggling; this is a common refrain heard the past several years in what has become a countrywide outcry from...
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The surprising reason college grads can't get a job - CNBC.com

The surprising reason college grads can't get a job - CNBC.com | Higher education | Scoop.it
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The surprising reason college grads can't get a job
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Nearly everyone agrees that recent college graduates are having an inordinately tough time finding work almost five years after the end of the Great Recession.
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How To Start A Business AND Stay In College

How To Start A Business AND Stay In College | Higher education | Scoop.it
This is the story of Nate, John, Chris and Tyler, who started a company while attending MIT and decided to stay in school while working on their startup at the same time.
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FIELDS: Are our universities shrugging off higher education? - Washington Times

FIELDS: Are our universities shrugging off higher education? - Washington Times | Higher education | Scoop.it
FIELDS: Are our universities shrugging off higher education?
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The Renaissance Man is about to be bounced by Robot Man as the emblematic hero of our era.
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The Times Takes on STEM. What Can Higher Ed Do?

The Times Takes on STEM. What Can Higher Ed Do? | Higher education | Scoop.it
Lorelle Espinosa of ACE’s Center for Policy Research and Strategy looks at The New York Times' recent series on diversity in STEM education.  Like many others in the higher education community, I w...
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