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Implications of Higher Education Costs

According to a recent article in the Economist, the cost of college tuition has risen at four times the rate of inflation since 1978. The College Board finds that the average cost of annual tuition and fees in 2013-2014 was over $30,000, which is more than real per capita income in the United States! 292 more words


Girişimci ve Yenilikçi Üniversite Endeksi 2014 Sıralaması

TÜBİTAK’ın üniversiteleri girişimcilik ve yenilikçilik performanslarına göre sıraladığı “Girişimci ve Yenilikçi Üniversite Endeksi”, Bilim, Sanayi ve Teknoloji Bakanı Fikri Işık tarafından açıklandı. TÜBİTAK’ın ilk kez 2012’de hazırladığı Girişimci ve Yenilikçi Üniversite Endeksi ile her yıl Türkiye’nin en girişimci ve yenilikçi 50 üniversitesi belirleniyor. 178 more words

Middle East Technical University

A Call To Action

While the tear gas is flying and arrests are being made, conversations are being held across our campuses about the Michael Brown Shooting and Ferguson Protests. 543 more words

Higher Education/Student Affairs

Fail Better: Blogiversary Final Post

If there’s one thing we need to teach our students, it’s how to make use of failure.

For  the final instalment in my series celebrating seven years of blogging here at Classroom as Microcosm, I give you my most shared post ever.   1,556 more words


What's the Use of the Academic Paper?: Blogiversary Post #9

I’m still asking myself this question – “Is the academic paper the best way for students to demonstrate their learning?” – three years after publishing… 719 more words


New universities, model colleges by 2017; Kerala

The Hindu | August 17, 2014 | G. Krishnakumar |

Five new model colleges will be set up in educationally backward districts, including Kasaragod, Wayanad, Malappuram and Palakkad.

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Press News

The 12 Most Persuasive Words In The English Language

The 12 Most Persuasive Words In The English Language

by Guila Muir

All effective presentations change the ways people think or act. Think about it—even if you are “just” presenting data, you’re doing it for a reason. 347 more words

Instructional Design