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NPR and Lumina: Higher Ed Needs Higher Productivity

From http://www.pbs.org/nbr/site/onair/transcripts/higher_education_higher_productivity_110315/

Higher Education Needs Higher Productivity

Tuesday, March 15, 2011SUSIE GHARIB: When it comes to education, states should pay more attention to productivity. So says tonight’s commentator, Jamie Merisotis, president and CEO of the Lumina Foundation.

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Social media and research workflow ~ Stephen's Web

Social media and research workflowCIBER, University College London, Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, February 23, 2011.As Academic Impressions summarizes this report, “A new survey shows that social scientists, humanists, and biologists — many of them frustrated by traditional publishing — are increasingly using Facebook and Twitter to share research.” The report states, “Researchers are using social media tools to support every phase of the research lifecycle: from identifying research opportunities to disseminating findings at the end. 36 more words

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Students Point the Way: Use Google to Replace Textbooks

Student Research: Can Googling Replace $168 Intro to Psych Textbook?

  • By Dian Schaffhauser

Students are taking the battle against high-priced textbooks into their own hands. This week, 11…

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Improving Higher Ed: The emperor has no clothes

Improving L&T at Universities – The emperor has no clothes

The following comes from a place of frustration. The approaches universities are using to improve learning and teaching don’t work. 90 more words

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