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Commentary: Higher education arrives at a Pong moment - Alexandria Town Talk

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Commentary: Higher education arrives at a Pong momentAlexandria Town TalkToday on some of the nation's most prestigious college campuses it's possible we might be seeing something similar – the “Pong” of delivering educational services to students.
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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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Ironic Demographics: The Higher Education Bubble - Pacific Standard

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Ironic Demographics: The Higher Education Bubble
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After growing rapidly for two decades, higher education enrollments peaked in 2009, having risen fivefold to almost 2 million.
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Say goodbye to snow days as classrooms go virtual - Asbury Park Press

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Say goodbye to snow days as classrooms go virtual
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But many public schools across the state are hoping to emulate the model in the future.
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States Crack Down on For-Profit Colleges, Student Loan Industry - Stateline

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Students in a surgical technology class in a mock operating room at for-profit Indiana Business College in Fort Wayne, Ind.
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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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VIDEO: New Numbers Show Coming Burst of Higher Education Bubble as ...
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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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Tuition freezes not the solution to higher education affordability - UW Badger Herald

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Tuition freezes not the solution to higher education affordability
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Gov. Scott Walker yet again stole headline space by calling for an additional two-year tuition freeze for the University of Wisconsin System Friday.
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An unnecessary path to tech: A Bachelor's degree - Computerworld

An unnecessary path to tech: A Bachelor's degree
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Applicants are likely to just have certifications and experience because the work has gotten much more specialized, he said, citing Web design.
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Higher education means much more than a piece of paper - TheNewsTribune.com

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Higher education means much more than a piece of paper
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This almost nonchoice destined me for a post-high school education. Although I liked school, I didn't really know exactly why I was going to college.
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