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What Ails the Academy? - Harvard Magazine

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What Ails the Academy?
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5 considerations to realize the full potential of campus IT

5 considerations to realize the full potential of campus IT | JRD's higher education future | Scoop.it
I’m a traveling man so I have the luxury of hearing views from institutions across North America on technology in education.
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App offers online college education at low cost - WISH-TV

App offers online college education at low cost - WISH-TV | JRD's higher education future | Scoop.it
Getting a college education without ever setting foot inside a classroom can be done – and at a relatively low cost.
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Work in Transition Digital technologies are changing the nature of the jobs we do. What does that mean for the future of work?

Work in Transition Digital technologies are changing the nature of the jobs we do. What does that mean for the future of work? | JRD's higher education future | Scoop.it
About five years ago, machine learning reached a point where software could, with guidance from senior lawyers, effectively take over the time–intensive task of legal discovery, in which one party in a lawsuit combs through its documents to...
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HIGHER EDUCATION: University of California tackles divisive intolerance policy - Press-Enterprise

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Others said the proposal would have impeded on free speech.
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Changing higher education leadership in a network era - University World News

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Changing higher education leadership in a network era
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Today's higher education leaders must be ready to adapt to the new era of fast-paced technology, and to understand and engage in the complex environment in which it operates.
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Can public higher education be free? - Minnesota Public Radio News (blog)

Can public higher education be free? - Minnesota Public Radio News (blog) | JRD's higher education future | Scoop.it
After Bernie Sander's Chicago Tribune op-ed promoting free tuition at public colleges, MPR asks if higher education can be free.
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FOX 11 town hall meeting: The High Cost Of Higher Education - Fox11online.com

FOX 11 town hall meeting: The High Cost Of Higher Education - Fox11online.com | JRD's higher education future | Scoop.it
Many college grads and their parents are struggling with the bills that come with higher education.The student debt load in the United States is $1.2 trillion.
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Vermont mulls performance-based funding for higher education - North Country Public Radio

Vermont mulls performance-based funding for higher education - North Country Public Radio | JRD's higher education future | Scoop.it
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) Vermont is considering basing some of the funding to state colleges and universities on the performance of the schools and students.
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Author: Higher education, federal agencies should develop talent - The City Wire

Author: Higher education, federal agencies should develop talent - The City Wire | JRD's higher education future | Scoop.it
Higher education should ditch credit hours in favor of measuring learning, and the federal government should combine three agencies into a Department of Talent, an author said at the Clinton School of Public Service on Wednesday (Oct.
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The problem isn't student loans - it's the entire higher education system - Business Insider

The problem isn't student loans - it's the entire higher education system - Business Insider | JRD's higher education future | Scoop.it
"The problem isn’t student loans–it’s the explosive rise in the costs of higher education."
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Reinventing higher education: the battle for diversity - Times Higher Education (blog)

Reinventing higher education: the battle for diversity - Times Higher Education (blog) | JRD's higher education future | Scoop.it
Chris Parr writes from the Reinventing Higher Education conference in Madrid
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Student debt must be of chief concern for higher education - UConn Daily Campus

It is in institutions' best interest to lower alumni debt. Doing so will
ensure that students graduate with not only an education but a more
realistic opportunity for a reasonable level economic security.
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EDUCAUSE and the Technologization and Corporatization of Higher Education - Inside Higher Ed (blog)

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Every year I come to EDUCAUSE, and every year the Exhibitor Floor seems to get bigger. The booths seem to get flashier.
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First Click: The future of Europe's internet is being decided right now - The Verge

It’s 12:30pm in Strasbourg, France meaning EU voting on European net neutrality legislation will begin any minute. I’m suddenly reminded of a 2011 report submitted to the UN Human Rights Council...
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Syracuse University should consider implications of expanding online education ... - The Daily Orange

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Syracuse University should consider implications of expanding online education ...
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The assessment of SU's online educational offerings comes as the university moves to provide more online undergraduate courses and graduate programs.
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It's your future: College students predict the world in 2035 - USA TODAY College

It's your future: College students predict the world in 2035 - USA TODAY College | JRD's higher education future | Scoop.it
By 2035, all current college students will be nearly 20 years out of school, so who better to predict the future?
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Help poorer students to 'navigate' university, says Harvard professor - Times Higher Education

Times Higher Education Help poorer students to 'navigate' university, says Harvard professor Times Higher Education Robert Putnam, the Peter and Isabel Malkin professor of public policy at Harvard University, told Times Higher Education that...
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Obama: Limit standardized tests to increase learning time - The Seattle Times

Obama: Limit standardized tests to increase learning time - The Seattle Times | JRD's higher education future | Scoop.it
“Learning is about so much more than just filling in the right bubble,” President Obama says in a newly released video, signaling a shift away from the focus on standardized testing under the George W.
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Gujarat to follow TN, Kerala model for higher education - Times of India

Gujarat to follow TN, Kerala model for higher education - Times of India | JRD's higher education future | Scoop.it
Gujarat government has decided to form a new statutory body called State Higher Education Council by way of new Act as a parent authority of all the state universities.
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Less than two years after launch, U of Florida reboots online education initiative - Inside Higher Ed

Less than two years after launch, U of Florida reboots online education initiative - Inside Higher Ed | JRD's higher education future | Scoop.it
Less than two years after launch, U of Florida reboots online education initiative Inside Higher Ed The collapse of the partnership between Pearson and the University of Florida is the latest example of a mismatch between expectations and results,...
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5 gray areas of higher education’s reinvention

5 gray areas of higher education’s reinvention | JRD's higher education future | Scoop.it
eTextbook engagement analytics, cloud systems, career training programs, MOOCs, flipped learning, virtual worlds, game-based instruction…the list could continue for pages.
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Vermont mulls performance-based funding for higher education - WTEN

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Vermont mulls performance-based funding for higher education WTEN According to the National Conference of State Legislatures, 32 states have a funding formula or policy to distribute part of their higher education funding based on performance...
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Road to higher education includes multiple paths - Columbus Telegram

Road to higher education includes multiple paths - Columbus Telegram | JRD's higher education future | Scoop.it
COLUMBUS — Filling out paperwork can be overwhelming, especially for high school students trying to figure out their futures.
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