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Gardner: Higher education not an entitlement - Jackson Clarion Ledger

Gardner: Higher education not an entitlement - Jackson Clarion Ledger | JRD's higher education future | Scoop.it
It may seem like a good idea, but free college would be a waste of federal spending.
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Author discusses new book arguing that China's universities are rising while ... - Inside Higher Ed

Author discusses new book arguing that China's universities are rising while ... - Inside Higher Ed | JRD's higher education future | Scoop.it
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HBCUs Developing Online Programs with the University of Phoenix to Survive in ... - Atlanta Black Star

HBCUs Developing Online Programs with the University of Phoenix to Survive in ... - Atlanta Black Star | JRD's higher education future | Scoop.it
Faced with a changing education landscape, some Historical Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) are looking at online education, reported BuzzFeed.
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HIGHER EDUCATION: Westwood College announces closure - Press-Enterprise

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... • April 27, 2015: Corinthian Colleges, which runs Everest College campuses in San Bernardino and two in Ontario, closes without warning.
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Internet of Things devices will exceed 6 billion

Internet of Things devices will exceed 6 billion | JRD's higher education future | Scoop.it
Estimates indicate that 6.4 billion "connected things" will be used across the globe in 2016--a 30 percent increase from 2015, according to IT research firm Gartner, Inc.
In 2016, approximately 5.5 million new "things" will become connected each day.
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UK Government Sets Out Green Paper Plans To Improve Higher Education - iSchoolGuide

UK Government Sets Out Green Paper Plans To Improve Higher Education - iSchoolGuide | JRD's higher education future | Scoop.it
The UK government has set out a "Green Paper," which entails wide-ranging plans to improve higher education. Ensuring that the education provided is worth the money students pay and make it easier for new providers to enter the market.
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The higher education green paper will see market forces permeate universities - The Guardian

The higher education green paper will see market forces permeate universities - The Guardian | JRD's higher education future | Scoop.it
Letters: Universities should be places where staff and students can to teach, research and learn without the fear that their every move is to be quantified.
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Marco Rubio: US Has 'Outdated Higher Education System' - Breitbart News

Marco Rubio: US Has 'Outdated Higher Education System' - Breitbart News | JRD's higher education future | Scoop.it
Marco Rubio said during the GOP debate that the United States' higher education system is outdated and must be modernized.
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The Tories' assault on further education will cost Britain dearly - The Guardian

The Tories' assault on further education will cost Britain dearly - The Guardian | JRD's higher education future | Scoop.it
Colleges have been battered by cuts already – another round could destroy them. It is time we made David Cameron talk about it
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College turns to new intelligence for using data

College turns to new intelligence for using data | JRD's higher education future | Scoop.it
For higher ed institutions, gathering data is the least of their problems—the stuff is coming out of their ears. The real challenge lies in sifting, organizing, and analyzing that data to produce actionable knowledge and insights.
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Higher education 'attainment gap' still a concern - Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

Higher education 'attainment gap' still a concern - Columbus Ledger-Enquirer | JRD's higher education future | Scoop.it
Just this fall, according to a Monday story in the Gainesville Times, more than 7,000 students have been "purged" from Georgia's colleges and universities.
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Higher Education Should Offer Courses in Regulation - New York Times

Higher Education Should Offer Courses in Regulation - New York Times | JRD's higher education future | Scoop.it
Colleges and universities would be wise to help undergraduates appreciate the role regulation plays in a safe and thriving economy.
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Unevenly distributed future: America's online education system - Boing Boing

Unevenly distributed future: America's online education system - Boing Boing | JRD's higher education future | Scoop.it
Boing Boing Unevenly distributed future: America's online education system Boing Boing In a characteristically insightful essay, Clay Shirky discusses the largely invisible rise of online education and dissects the causes of that invisibility:...
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Protecting the Clash of Ideas in Higher Education - Huffington Post

Protecting the Clash of Ideas in Higher Education - Huffington Post | JRD's higher education future | Scoop.it
My first post on the New York Times Magazine's special issue, "Collegeland," explained how the rise of corporate power has shifted the balance in higher education between students getting a
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What is the future of the academic book? - Times Higher Education

What is the future of the academic book? - Times Higher Education | JRD's higher education future | Scoop.it
Experts debate how scholarly publishing is going to have to change
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Million Student March: Students From Colleges Across US Protest Higher ... - Latin Post

Million Student March: Students From Colleges Across US Protest Higher ... - Latin Post | JRD's higher education future | Scoop.it
In an effort to bring awareness and change to the skyrocketing cost of college tuition, students from across the country walked out of their classrooms on Thursday to participate in the Million Student March.
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Political Activist Ward Connerly Speaks on Racial Equality in Higher Education - Cornell University The Cornell Daily Sun

Political Activist Ward Connerly Speaks on Racial Equality in Higher Education - Cornell University The Cornell Daily Sun | JRD's higher education future | Scoop.it
By CHRISTOPHER BYRNS Political activist Ward Connerly said he makes “no apology for saying that I am a guy who belongs to the camp of color-blindness.” In a Wednesday lecture hosted by the Cornell …
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The world in 2065: what do social scientists think the future holds? - The Guardian (blog)

The world in 2065: what do social scientists think the future holds? - The Guardian (blog) | JRD's higher education future | Scoop.it
A writing competition held by the Economic and Social Research Council asked PhD students to look 50 years into the future. Here are the winning pieces
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Unevenly distributed future: America's online education system - Boing Boing

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Boing Boing Unevenly distributed future: America's online education system Boing Boing In a characteristically insightful essay, Clay Shirky discusses the largely invisible rise of online education and dissects the causes of that invisibility:...
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The Future of Higher Education? Ask the Magic-8 Ball! - Huffington Post

The Future of Higher Education? Ask the Magic-8 Ball! - Huffington Post | JRD's higher education future | Scoop.it
Sure, virtual labs with adaptive tutoring modules and online forums and superstar professors lecturing to millions of MOOC participants may be part of the answer.
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Poll on Veterans in Higher Education - Inside Higher Ed

Poll on Veterans in Higher Education - Inside Higher Ed | JRD's higher education future | Scoop.it
Poll on Veterans in Higher Education
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A new report from a broad, ongoing Gallup-Purdue University study of quality-of-life measures for college graduates looks at how veterans and active-duty members of the U.S.
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Why 'Leaning In' Won't Help Women Get Equal Pay - TIME

Why 'Leaning In' Won't Help Women Get Equal Pay - TIME | JRD's higher education future | Scoop.it
Job promotions and higher education widen the gender wage gap, new study finds.
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Indiana Helps Veterans Access Higher Education for Success after Service - Greensburg Daily News

Indiana Helps Veterans Access Higher Education for Success after Service - Greensburg Daily News | JRD's higher education future | Scoop.it
This Veterans Day, the Indiana Commission for Higher Education wants Hoosier veterans to know there are resources to help them plan, prepare, and pay for college. Data from the U.S.
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Wolfe resignation is a cautionary tale for higher education - The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines

Wolfe resignation is a cautionary tale for higher education - The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines | JRD's higher education future | Scoop.it
Once upon a time, a Midwest university's governing board hired a president who was a lifelong business person with no advanced degrees, record of scholarship or political experience.
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Ideas Into Action - entrepreneurial education in an experiential and game-based learning scenario

Documentary about a new game based learning approach funded by the EU tested for the first time with students from five European countries.
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