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2015 Internet2 Technology Exchange

I’m in Cleveland for the next few days for the Internet2 Tech Exchange. This afternoon kicks off with a discussion of the future of cloud infrastructure and platform services. 245 more words

Higher Education

When Students Are Ready To Listen

Tonight, I had an interesting conversation with a college drop-out. She is young so she still has a chance at a decent future for herself. This young lady will have a decent future for herself when she is ready to listen. 2,330 more words


Andrew McGettigan at Beyond the Neoliberal University Conference

On Friday 18th September, Coventry University UCU branch hosted a one-day conference entitled ‘Beyond the Neoliberal University: Critical Pedagogy and Activism’. The idea of a conference was to bring together people interested in Critical Pedagogy with UCU and other trade union activists and student activists who are engaged practically with the effects and consequences of the ways universities have changed. 22 more words

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Podcast: University, Inc. and the policing of speech on American campuses

American colleges and universities are increasingly corporatized. Within the pernicious corporate culture of campuses exists a kind of campus politics, where student activists police expression and activities in order to create “safe spaces” or protect particular marginalized groups from trauma. 3,786 more words

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US to help provide skills training to 400 million Indians

The Economic Times | By PTI | 23 Sep, 2015 |

WASHINGTON: In a boost to India’s ambitious skill development programme, the US will collaborate with it on a number of education-related projects to help the country achieve its goal of providing such training to 400 million people in the next decade.  364 more words


The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy and the Impossible Trinity of Information

Nikhil Sonnad, a reporter for Quartz, has written a great article that details how the creators of the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (SEP) have solved the problem of “how to provide authoritative, rigorously accurate knowledge, at no cost to readers.” The online SEP was launched in 1995 by Edward Zalta (Stanford’s Center for the Study of Language and Information). 257 more words