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5 arenas that are traditional higher ed’s most worthy competitors

5 arenas that are traditional higher ed’s most worthy competitors | JRD's higher education future | Scoop.it
You’ve heard about MOOCs other technologies shaking up traditional offerings from higher education institutions, but where is it all coming from?
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Re-imagining higher education - Open Democracy

Re-imagining higher education - Open Democracy | JRD's higher education future | Scoop.it
Learning takes place in the
heart, the hands and the home, not just in the head. What does that mean for the universities
of the future?
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Report says many college students don't finish in 4 years - The Augusta Chronicle

While Georgia is one of 34 states recognized by Complete College America for adopting innovative support programs, on-time completion is still stark.
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The Internet of Things Is Far Bigger Than Anyone Realizes

The Internet of Things Is Far Bigger Than Anyone Realizes | JRD's higher education future | Scoop.it
When people talk about “the next big thing,” they’re never thinking big enough. It’s not a lack of imagination; it’s a lack of observation. I’ve maintained that the future is always within sight, and you don’t need to imagine what’s already there.
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Higher education still gateway to responsible citizenship and careers - Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

Higher education still gateway to responsible citizenship and careers - Wilkes Barre Times-Leader | JRD's higher education future | Scoop.it
Iconic American writer Mark Twain might have been able to identify with higher education if it were a living, breathing thing. After all, report...
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This is what you should expect from enterprise software in the future - VentureBeat

This is what you should expect from enterprise software in the future - VentureBeat | JRD's higher education future | Scoop.it
GuestWe’re in the midst of a transformational moment as the makeup of the workforce changes, as does the outright speed in which business is done — all of which impacts enterprise technology development and solutions.
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Opinion: Has the market delivered for students in higher education? - Times Higher Education

Opinion: Has the market delivered for students in higher education? - Times Higher Education | JRD's higher education future | Scoop.it
Paul Wellings and Toni Pearce consider the impact of higher fees
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The overall value of higher education - Washington Post

The overall value of higher education - Washington Post | JRD's higher education future | Scoop.it
In his Nov. 23 Sunday Opinion commentary, “Thinking too highly of higher ed,” Peter Thiel set up several straw-man rationales for the value of higher education. Each of these was based in a purely ma...
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5 Myths of Online Education - Pulse

5 Myths of Online Education - Pulse | JRD's higher education future | Scoop.it
Online education is a relatively young concept, and as such it is often the subject of skepticism and doubt. Many people believe that online education is an easy way to quickly get a degree in a
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Faith at institutions of higher education - Duke Chronicle

Faith at institutions of higher education - Duke Chronicle | JRD's higher education future | Scoop.it
God. Religion. Faith. In my experience, these words are often banned from intellectual conversation except in criticism.
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Student group starts petition to combat higher education funding cuts - University of Virginia The Cavalier Daily

Student group starts petition to combat higher education funding cuts - University of Virginia The Cavalier Daily | JRD's higher education future | Scoop.it
UVA's premier student-operated independent news organization and Charlottesville's oldest daily newspaper.
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Salman Khan's Online Academy Revolutionizes Worldwide Education - Investor's Business Daily

Salman Khan's Online Academy Revolutionizes Worldwide Education - Investor's Business Daily | JRD's higher education future | Scoop.it
Salman Khan made the tough switch from hedge fund guru to starting something he dreamed about: spreading education to all for free with his online academy.
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University of the People to offer HE to refugees

University of the People to offer HE to refugees | JRD's higher education future | Scoop.it
An online university has teamed up with the UN High Commissioner for Refugees to offer tuition-free, accredited HE to refugees and asylum seekers
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Higher education 'reform' has been halted. Now's the time for inspiration - The Guardian

Higher education 'reform' has been halted. Now's the time for inspiration - The Guardian | JRD's higher education future | Scoop.it
Let’s stop arguing over who can best manage our weakened public institutions. The time to talk seriously about equal opportunity is now
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Google Inbox: The future of email? - CBS News

Google Inbox: The future of email? - CBS News | JRD's higher education future | Scoop.it
New app fundamentally changes the way email clients work, and the result is a much more effective inbox
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The most amazing and inspiring vision of the future I've ever seen - Gizmodo

The most amazing and inspiring vision of the future I've ever seen - Gizmodo | JRD's higher education future | Scoop.it
None of the countless science fiction movies and documentaries about the future of humanity I've ever seen were as inspiring, beautiful, and realistic as this extraordinary short film by Erik Wernquist, narrated by Carl Sagan.
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Online education run amok - Politico

Online education run amok - Politico | JRD's higher education future | Scoop.it
Massive open online courses, first envisioned as a way to democratize higher education, have made their way into high schools, but Washington is powerless to stop the flood of personal data about teenage students from flowing to private companies,...
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Online education run amok - Politico

Online education run amok - Politico | JRD's higher education future | Scoop.it
Massive open online courses, first envisioned as a way to democratize higher education, have made their way into high schools, but Washington is powerless to stop the flood of personal data about teenage students from flowing to private companies,...
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Explainer: What is a small private online course? - Phys.Org

Explainer: What is a small private online course? - Phys.Org | JRD's higher education future | Scoop.it
If you have studied an online course at a university over the past couple of decades, you've probably already experienced a SPOC, or Small Private Online Course.
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Some myths about private higher education: Guest commentary - Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

Some myths about private higher education: Guest commentary - Inland Valley Daily Bulletin | JRD's higher education future | Scoop.it
At a time of year when high school seniors and their parents are filling out college applications for the start of the 2015 school year, they are likely asking important questions about the future: What should my major be?
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Are universities the engines of regional prosperity? - Times Higher Education

Are universities the engines of regional prosperity? - Times Higher Education | JRD's higher education future | Scoop.it
George Osborne wants institutions to spur growth outside London, but not everyone thinks campuses can and should take on such a role
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5 Things to Share With Your Teachers About Educational Technology - Huffington Post

5 Things to Share With Your Teachers About Educational Technology - Huffington Post | JRD's higher education future | Scoop.it
We know that technology has changed education and it is only going to continue to do so. Teachers will not only accept these changes in technology, but will embrace them if they feel confident in the learning experience....
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'Digital is the missing link in higher education' - Telegraph.co.uk

'Digital is the missing link in higher education' - Telegraph.co.uk | JRD's higher education future | Scoop.it
Rather than dabbling with MOOCs, universities need to create a new kind of digital degree experience for students, argues deputy vice-chancellor Ian Dunn
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ASHE: Hispanic-Serving Institutions Could Face Rough Road Ahead - Diverse: Issues in Higher Educatio

ASHE: Hispanic-Serving Institutions Could Face Rough Road Ahead - Diverse: Issues in Higher Educatio | JRD's higher education future | Scoop.it
Diverse: Issues in Higher Educatio
ASHE: Hispanic-Serving Institutions Could Face Rough Road Ahead
Diverse: Issues in Higher Educatio
Neatly summarizing the 2014 Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE) conference is a no easy task.
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Higher Education Can Lead To More Stress, Depressing New Study Shows - Bustle

Higher Education Can Lead To More Stress, Depressing New Study Shows
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Your high school teachers weren't lying when they said that higher education is pretty darn important.
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