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The Cost of Dropping Out - Wall Street Journal

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Wall Street JournalThe Cost of Dropping OutWall Street JournalEven today, amid mounting concerns about the rising cost of higher education and questions about the relevance of many college degrees, recent graduates have lower rates of unemployment,...
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Business leaders hope online university can boost Hispanic education - Houston Chronicle

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Houston Chronicle Business leaders hope online university can boost Hispanic education Houston Chronicle While some question the value of an online education - especially for student populations that tend to struggle in school - business groups...
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Protecting Higher Education for Lower- and Middle-Class Students, Families - NJ Spotlight

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PolitickerNJ Protecting Higher Education for Lower- and Middle-Class Students, Families NJ Spotlight Characterizing the situation as “staggering” and “out of control,” the Assembly Higher Education Committee began work yesterday on a package of 20...
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Online Education by Discipline: a Graduate Student's Guide - U.S. News & World Report

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Online Education by Discipline: a Graduate Student's Guide
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"Employers' perceptions of online degrees is improving," says Meg Benke, an expert in distance and online education and a professor at SUNY Empire State College.
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Online Options Expanding in Higher Education Landscape - U.S. News & World Report

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The higher-education cartel: Slate opinion - The Oregonian - OregonLive.com

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The higher-education cartel: Slate opinion
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The unlimited supply of federal student loans has allowed schools to hike their prices to stratospheric heights without driving away undergrads.
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Making online education more like iTunes - Marketplace.org

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Making online education more like iTunes
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As MIT sees it, education is a lot like the record business used to be: still producing albums, when people would rather download songs one at a time.
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Distribution of tablets to teachers for e-Learning project begins - Jamaica Observer

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Distribution of tablets to teachers for e-Learning project begins Jamaica Observer THE distribution of 25,000 tablets to teachers and students under the Tablets in Schools (TIS) Pilot Project began Monday with the delivery of approximately 180...
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Information Technology and the Emergence of New Teaching Modules - AllAfrica.com

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Information Technology and the Emergence of New Teaching Modules AllAfrica.com Given the proliferation of mobile telephone use across all sectors of the continent, it is be- coming increasingly evident that mobile technology can be leveraged to...
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Unexpected Ways Millennials Are Impacting Higher Education - Huffington Post

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Unexpected Ways Millennials Are Impacting Higher Education
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Millennials are making their mark on higher education. This plugged-in generation learns differently, and education institutions are starting to take note.
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Businesses take a broader role in shaping higher education - Tampabay.com

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Chalk up one more example of how the ties that bind business and higher education are strengthening.
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UW-Madison pushes innovative online education platform through MOOCs - Madison.com

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UW-Madison pushes innovative online education platform through MOOCs Madison.com Madison community members and students at the University of Wisconsin-Madison already have access to a wide variety of educational opportunities because of their...
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Microsoft's CEO Sent Out A Giant Manifesto To Employees About The Future Of ... - Business Insider

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Microsoft's CEO Sent Out A Giant Manifesto To Employees About The Future Of ...
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Nothing is off the table in how we think about shifting our culture ... Organizations will change.
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Unbundling And Re-bundling In Higher Education - Forbes

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Unbundling And Re-bundling In Higher Education Forbes With the explosion of online learning, a disruptive innovation, there has been significant attention paid to the likely unbundling of higher education (see Michael Staton's AEI piece and this...
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Online learning: Pessimism, optimism and realism - Deseret News

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Online learning: Pessimism, optimism and realism
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Humans have shown an incredible capacity to adopt technology in ways that improve, enhance and revolutionize our collective existence.
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MIT to Launch Online Education Initiative - University Herald

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MIT to Launch Online Education Initiative University Herald "Sally has worked at the PSC since 2000, and was instrumental in its growth from a local volunteer organization that focused on education to a global network of social entrepreneurs,"...
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Online Education Evolves as It Draws More Students - U.S. News & World Report

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Cynthia Stebbins loved her first two years at Colorado State University in Fort Collins, but after she got married in May of 2013, she found herself in a bind.
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True or False: facts and myths on American higher education - OUPblog (blog)

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True or False: facts and myths on American higher education
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American higher education is at a crossroads. The cost of a college education has made people question the benefits of receiving one.
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5 ways colleges are preparing your future workforce - Business Record

5 ways colleges are preparing your future workforce Business Record Although the digital native generation will begin entering college this year, their learning style represents the next iteration of a trend that colleges have been watching for a...
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How Online Education Can Work for Special-Needs Children - The Heartland Institute

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How Online Education Can Work for Special-Needs Children
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Compared to children who don't have disabilities, those who do often work slower, need more attention, or need especially explicit, detailed instructions.
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Dropping the Needle: Disruptive Innovation and Higher Education - Huffington Post

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Dropping the Needle: Disruptive Innovation and Higher Education
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Politicians and influential thought leaders have predetermined that the same technologies that provided us with the "Angry Birds" app will revolutionize higher education.
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Bill Gates on Higher Education - Forbes

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Bill Gates on Higher Education Forbes He opined that higher education is one of the key elements in providing equal opportunity for all and, that for this to happen, we all need to have equal access to higher education and an equal chance of...
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How Higher Education Can Prepare the Volunteer Generation - Huffington Post (blog)

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How Higher Education Can Prepare the Volunteer Generation Huffington Post (blog) President Reveley's recent post, Nurturing Citizen Leaders Starts in Higher Education, highlights one of our new programs, enlisting dedicated graduates in service to...
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Which problems could MOOCs solve, and how? - University World News

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Which problems could MOOCs solve, and how?
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As a member of the Governing Board for the UNESCO Institute for Information Technologies in Education, I was part of a team doing a project on the use of ICT in primary education.
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A Mooc Point: Business Schools Seek To Monetize Moocs - BusinessBecause

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It was March this year and the university supremo had just put pen to paper on a deal with Coursera, the for-profit educational technology giant.
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Online education a valuable resource - The Denver Post

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Online education a valuable resource
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Since our transfer to online education, my children have excelled.
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