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MICHAEL HICKS: College diploma worthless; education priceless - Muncie Star Press

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MICHAEL HICKS: College diploma worthless; education pricelessMuncie Star PressSo what about Indiana's higher education policy? If it is quality that matters, then schools should be rewarded on their quality and contribution to learning.
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Will online education replace college in 15-20 years? - Worcester Telegram

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Will online education replace college in 15-20 years?
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Several States Have a Plan That Could Radically Change Higher Education - PolicyMic

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PolicyMic Several States Have a Plan That Could Radically Change Higher Education PolicyMic College education around the country is becoming less affordable than ever, putting it more out of reach for those who need it most, but several states are...
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Managing the cost of higher education - The Bozeman Daily Chronicle

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Managing the cost of higher education The Bozeman Daily Chronicle A college education can cut both ways: Workers with a bachelor's degree in hand can earn about $17,500 more annually than their high school educated counterparts, according to a...
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Does higher education actually prepare you for your career? Depends. - Forbes

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Does higher education actually prepare you for your career? Depends.
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Have we as a society become so perverse that we are now begging colleges and universities to “relieve us” of $150k to 200k for a basic bachelor's degree?
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University financial health check 2014 - Times Higher Education

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Times Higher Education University financial health check 2014 Times Higher Education Our annual financial health check, looking at university finances in 2012-13 using figures compiled for Times Higher Education by accountancy firm Grant Thornton,...
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Speaker discusses intersection of technology and education innovation - The Breeze

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Speaker discusses intersection of technology and education innovation
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On Monday, Georgia Tech Educational Research and Innovation Director Wendy Newstetter came to JMU to discuss the benefits and pitfalls of online learning.
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Lubricating The Wheels Of Technology In Education - Forbes

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Lubricating The Wheels Of Technology In Education
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My eldest son starting high school this year has given me a fascinating inside view on technology as it applies to education.
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Measuring the 'Value' of Higher Education - Huffington Post

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Measuring the 'Value' of Higher Education
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In nearly all aspects of life, we want our time and money spent well. Same is true for those in pursuit of higher education.
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Work needed to bridge Latino higher-education gap - VOXXI

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Technology transforms education - Baltimore Post-Examiner

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Technology transforms education
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I see the iPad taking the lead among educational devices in the future.
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Presidential address foreshadows profound changes - The Columbiachronicle

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Presidential address foreshadows profound changes
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During the event, he covered the college's past and future. ...
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Priority on Sports an Issue Even at Smaller Colleges - Diverse: Issues in Higher Educatio

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Priority on Sports an Issue Even at Smaller Colleges Diverse: Issues in Higher Educatio In case you missed it, the New York Times pulled this quote from the report: “Increasingly, institutions of higher education have lost their focus on the...
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'Universities need to value their staff' – five tips for management - The Guardian (blog)

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'Universities need to value their staff' – five tips for management
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(Sue Shepherd, higher education management consultant, University of Kent). "Trust is critical when you rely on others to deliver your agenda.
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More and more students getting an education online - Leader and Times

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More and more students getting an education online
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Getting a college education used to mean moving far away to a new town and the new students then spending their days in classrooms and then at the library studying.
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4 Online Education Trends for 2014 - Tech Cocktail

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Tech Cocktail 4 Online Education Trends for 2014 Tech Cocktail Looking ahead this year, business owners worldwide are definitely in board rooms steering up plans designed to ensure they have a successful 2014, and the world of online education is...
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Minerva's Plan to Disrupt Universities: A Talk with CEO Ben Nelson - Xconomy

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Minerva's Plan to Disrupt Universities: A Talk with CEO Ben Nelson Xconomy These purveyors of massive open online courses (MOOCs) tend to portray their offerings as supplements to a classical undergraduate education, or as extensions designed for...
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Working adults plug into online education - Howard University The District Chronicles

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Working adults plug into online education
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Working adults can access online education easier with technology that offers visual, auditory and written platforms.
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New Minnesota school blends online learning with in-class teachers - Rick Kupchella's BringMeTheNews

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New Minnesota school blends online learning with in-class teachers Rick Kupchella's BringMeTheNews “Learning is really a social experience and we want to take what that online learning opportunity has, but really reinforce it and support it with...
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WSU president: Higher education in US held back by outdated ideas - The Daily Standard

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WSU president: Higher education in US held back by outdated ideas
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Thursday, April 17th, 2014. By Amy Kronenberger. WSU president: Higher education in U.S. held back by outdated ideas.
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The Future of Facebook May Not Say 'Facebook' - New York Times

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The Future of Facebook May Not Say 'Facebook'
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In the two years since its rocky initial public offering, Facebook has become a strong business that regularly releases financial results that set investors' hearts aflutter.
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VIDEO: New Numbers Show Coming Burst of Higher Education Bubble as ... - Reason (blog)

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Yesterday Bloomberg published fresh data that foretells the coming burst of the higher education bubble.
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Wyatt: We all have stake in higher education - The State

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Wyatt: We all have stake in higher education
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Unprecedented political, economic, technological and social pressures are buffeting higher education, and value appears to be the nexus of shared concern.
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Digital Education the future - Siliconindia.com

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Digital Education the future
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Further to this, the higher education space is in a period of great experimentation thanks to the field of online learning. Learning ...
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Global Scholars Say Universities Need to Get Back to Basics - Diverse: Issues in Higher Educatio

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Diverse: Issues in Higher Educatio Global Scholars Say Universities Need to Get Back to Basics Diverse: Issues in Higher Educatio That was one of the major themes to emerge from several scholars during the final day of the three-day Princeton-Fung...
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Educating for the 21st Century

Don't miss new Big Think videos! Subscribe by clicking here: http://goo.gl/CPTsV5 OECD's Andreas Schleicher discusses how education can help students meet th...
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