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Global Student Attitudes on Higher Education Infographic

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Laureate International Universities has partnered with Zogby Analytics to poll students on their attitudes about the present and future of higher education. 395 more words

Higher Education

Unintended Consequences

One of the courses I teach is microeconomics. We study how people and firms make decisions, how markets function and how government interventions affect market outcomes. 647 more words

A Case For Flipped Classrooms in Higher Education

The 2015 NMC Horizon Report:  Higher Education Edition identifies flipped classrooms as an important development in educational technology for higher education. The time-to-adoption horizon for flipped classrooms is one year or less. 1,518 more words

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Why I'm "Leaving" Higher Ed - But Don't Consider It Goodbye

So, are you just totally leaving the career services and higher education thing?

Three days away from the last day of my job as a college career counselor, I was asked this question by a colleague of mine who had heard about my decision to leave my position at the College to become a freelance writer.

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Link: The Fundamental Way That Universities Are an Illusion - The New York Times

Here’s a provocative essay on the illusion that is the modern university.

Kevin Carey suggests that universities cannot guarantee overall excellence in their academic programs because professors are more like independent contractors than anything else. 80 more words

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North Seattle College's rocketry program takes flight

Last spring, North Seattle College Instructor Tracy Furutani and his students began building two high-powered rockets. Their goal was to successfully launch their rockets and recover the telemetry data obtained by the rockets during flight. 746 more words

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