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St. Paul's College Officials Say Closure 'Temporary' - Diverse: Issues in Higher Educatio

St. Paul's College Officials Say Closure 'Temporary' - Diverse: Issues in Higher Educatio | JRD's higher education future | Scoop.it
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New tech companies say freelancing is the future of work. But there's a ... - Washington Post

New tech companies say freelancing is the future of work. But there's a ... - Washington Post | JRD's higher education future | Scoop.it
More companies are switching their workforce to freelance. Policy needs to catch up.
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The Economy, Past and Future - New York Times

The Economy, Past and Future - New York Times | JRD's higher education future | Scoop.it
Modest growth has never been enough to overcome the Great Recession’s damage. Congress could do much more to help.
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Obama’s budget aims to eliminate for-profit colleges’ GI Bill loophole

Obama’s budget aims to eliminate for-profit colleges’ GI Bill loophole | JRD's higher education future | Scoop.it
President Barack Obama's free community college plan stole the education spotlight, but his $4 trillion budget for next year contained another proposal that could alter higher education for many Americans.
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These airlines are offering in-flight college classes

These airlines are offering in-flight college classes | JRD's higher education future | Scoop.it
This post is in partnership with Money. The article below was originally published at Money.com.
By Kim Clark, Money
Just because you're on an airplane doesn't mean your head has to be in the clouds.
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Higher Education Is Not a Mixtape - The Atlantic

Higher Education Is Not a Mixtape - The Atlantic | JRD's higher education future | Scoop.it
Economists predict that colleges will soon become "unbundled" by the Internet. But that won't—and shouldn't—happen.   
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How to See the Future First

How to See the Future First | JRD's higher education future | Scoop.it
One of the biggest challenges innovators face is to truly understand the market opportunity space before they start creating a strategy and well in advance of product development.
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Sticking With Credit Hour

Sticking With Credit Hour | JRD's higher education future | Scoop.it
The credit hour is an inadequate unit for measuring student learning. Yet no better replacement for higher education’s gold standard has emerged, and getting rid of it right now would be risky.
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Number 3: 5 technology trends poised to rock higher education

Number 3: 5 technology trends poised to rock higher education | JRD's higher education future | Scoop.it
Trends like “devices,” “MOOCs,” and “Twitter,” are making the rounds in higher education, but what do these trends means for admin and students, and how are they affecting classroom practice and IT capabilities?
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Designing a university for the new millennium: David Helfand at TEDxWestVancouverED - YouTube

Following 35 years on the faculty of Columbia University in New York, more than half of that time as Chair of the Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics, D...
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The Future Of Education: 10 Trends To Watch - Pulse

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College costs rise fastest for the poorest

College costs rise fastest for the poorest | JRD's higher education future | Scoop.it
The American RadioWorks looks at how universities and colleges that promised at a White House summit to make higher education more affordable for low-income students have been raising their prices faster for the poorest students than for their...
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How Clear Is The Future Of Google Glass? - TechCrunch

How Clear Is The Future Of Google Glass? - TechCrunch | JRD's higher education future | Scoop.it
Some ideas are ahead of their time. There is no question that the wearables market is taking off with the proliferation of health monitors, pedometers and..
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Top 10 Education Trends to Watch in 2015 and Beyond - Huffington Post

Top 10 Education Trends to Watch in 2015 and Beyond - Huffington Post | JRD's higher education future | Scoop.it
The winds of education change were gusty in 2014: declining and inequitable public funding, a new demographic future, advancing technology, rethinking accreditation, the credit hour and the needs of a tough job market....
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Let's debate higher education honestly - The Guardian

Let's debate higher education honestly - The Guardian | JRD's higher education future | Scoop.it
Letters: The question of how to best match the provision of education and training with the needs of an economy containing many jobs that are not highly skilled rarely gets asked
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A Future Segregated by Science? - New York Times

A Future Segregated by Science? - New York Times | JRD's higher education future | Scoop.it
When you look at the number of women and minorities seeking STEM careers, the situation is bleak.
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Essay on ways MOOCs helped and hurt debates about future of higher education - Inside Higher Ed

Essay on ways MOOCs helped and hurt debates about future of higher education - Inside Higher Ed | JRD's higher education future | Scoop.it
Essay on ways MOOCs helped and hurt debates about future of higher education Inside Higher Ed As aptly observed by Michael Cusumano of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the software, music, video, book publishing, newspaper, and magazine...
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Gov. Sam Brownback cuts funding for schools and higher education - Kansas.com

Gov. Sam Brownback cuts funding for schools and higher education - Kansas.com | JRD's higher education future | Scoop.it
Gov. Sam Brownback announced Thursday he is cutting funding for public schools and higher education to help keep the state solvent through June.
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The changing face of higher education - Baltimore Sun

The changing face of higher education - Baltimore Sun | JRD's higher education future | Scoop.it
We have been reading for some time now about the demographic shift that was occurring in the nation, but I don't think we in higher education have truly digested the impact it will have on our institutions.
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A Glimpse of the Future: The 'Oscars of Innovation in Higher Education' - Knowledge@Wharton

A Glimpse of the Future: The 'Oscars of Innovation in Higher Education' - Knowledge@Wharton | JRD's higher education future | Scoop.it
Outside-the-box approaches in today’s higher education landscape were celebrated at the recent inaugural Reimagine Education Conference.
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Number 5: College presidents predict 4 new institutional models for higher-ed

Number 5: College presidents predict 4 new institutional models for higher-ed | JRD's higher education future | Scoop.it
A new think-tank-esque collection of leading college and university presidents last year came together to discuss the trends and disruptions shaping higher education thanks to new technologies and the evolving global economy.
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The self-organizing computer course

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Shimon Schocken and Noam Nisan developed a curriculum for their students to build a computer, piece by piece. When they put the course online -- giving away the tools, simulators, chip specifications and other building blocks -- they were surprised that thousands jumped at the opportunity to learn, working independently as well as organizing their own classes in the first Massive Open Online Course (MOOC). A call to forget about grades and tap into the self-motivation to learn.
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10 Social Media Predictions for 2015 - Social Times (blog)

10 Social Media Predictions for 2015 - Social Times (blog) | JRD's higher education future | Scoop.it
We asked experts for their marketing and social media predictions for 2015. Here’s what they had to say.
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5 Essential Provisions for the Higher Education Act to Alleviate Student Debt ... - Huffington Post

5 Essential Provisions for the Higher Education Act to Alleviate Student Debt ... - Huffington Post | JRD's higher education future | Scoop.it
With the Higher Education Act (HEA) currently up for reauthorization, the best way to fix this is for Congress to pass new provisions easing the student debt burdens of all borrowers. Here are 5 key elements of the Student Loan Fairness Act (H.R.
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New Online Education Credit Transfer Program Can Facilitate Degree Completion - U.S. News University

New Online Education Credit Transfer Program Can Facilitate Degree Completion - U.S. News University | JRD's higher education future | Scoop.it
A new initiative from the American Council on Education could make it easier for low-income and adult students to complete their degrees.
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Changes needed in higher education must recognize the way we live now - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Changes needed in higher education must recognize the way we live now - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel | JRD's higher education future | Scoop.it
Gone are the days when students went to college for four years to 'find themselves.'
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