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Bill Gates Talks Performance Funding and MOOCs in Conference Keynote

By Don Troop

Bill Gates, a founder of Microsoft and billionaire philanthropist, touched on a myriad of issues facing higher-education institutions during his keynote address on Monday at the annual conference, in Seattle, of the National Association of College and University Business Officers. 187 more words

MOOCs In The News

Do you show your lesson plan to your students?

And do you annotate it afterwards with reflections on how well it worked, as this article from the Chronicle suggests?

I try to, but sometimes lack the time. 11 more words

A curriculum for the selfie generation

“Students seldom relish required courses. They are often seen as a burden that everyone would rather get out of the way—a bit like flossing.

“Some colleges think they’ve found a solution: They have adopted a curricular approach fit for a generation of oversharers and made the courses all about the students. 50 more words

Why We Can't Quit Facebook [By Sarah Ruth Jacobs]

I am not the only one that has noticed how, over the past couple of years, the amount of user activity on Facebook has declined… 563 more words
Culture & Society

Re-Thinking Christian Higher Education

I stole the picture to the left from Randall Balmer’s excellent piece yesterday about the rise of the Religious Right. It’s a shot of Bob Jones University taken three decades ago. 1,398 more words

Christian Higher Education