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The Global Search for Education: Training Teachers Online

C. M. Rubin | Posted 02.04.2016 | Education
C. M. Rubin

"Whilst access to a school is obviously still required for training, today no aspiring teacher should be denied entry to the profession as a result o...

Around the World in 30 Days - January 2016

C. M. Rubin | Posted 02.02.2016 | Education
C. M. Rubin

How education will serve a rapidly changing global economy has continually become a more pressing issue. This is no less the case in Latin America.

Top 10 Issues & Trends Impacting Higher Education in 2016

Dr. John Ebersole | Posted 01.12.2016 | Education
Dr. John Ebersole

In 2014, I wrote that the "currents of change have propelled the sector toward, or onto, one rock after another." Two years later, higher education continues to evolve.

The Best Weapon to Fight Ignorance and Fear is Education

Up For School | Posted 12.15.2015 | Education
Up For School

Amid hardship, a small but growing and innovative schooling initiative has blossomed in this Kenyan refugee camp, giving residents an opportunity at something many thought unattainable in the East African desert -- a higher education.

The Spectrum of Educational Trauma

Lee-Anne Gray Psy.D | Posted 11.23.2015 | Education
Lee-Anne Gray Psy.D

Current methods of education, and evaluating academic achievement, are causing long-term damage to people and communities, with the greatest impact occurring in people of color, and in low-income areas.

Breaking Online Education With Bread

Q (Quanzhi) Guo | Posted 11.18.2015 | College
Q (Quanzhi) Guo

I don't think that brick-and-mortar universities will be obsolete soon, but can definitely become better with new initiatives like BreadX. Technology is never a substitute, but a complement to make things better.

The Global Search for Education: Just Imagine - The Close It Summit

C. M. Rubin | Posted 10.12.2015 | Education
C. M. Rubin

"As global engagement inevitably continues to increase, schools of the future will be leaders in reaching across borders and oceans through these te...

Teen Moms Need to Expect Better

Amy Wright | Posted 10.07.2015 | Impact
Amy Wright

We have got to empower, educate and support these young women and their kids. We must show them that there is a way and that people do care and are willing to help.

Happy 25th Birthday to the Chief Learning Officer (CLO)

Shane Paul Neil | Posted 09.02.2015 | Business
Shane Paul Neil

Organizational titles have changed over the years and new ones have emerged like that of Chief Learning Officer (CLO) in response to the challenges and opportunities within the global business environment.

Free Online Course Connects Ex-Inmates With The Job Skills They Need

The Huffington Post | Joseph Erbentraut | Posted 09.01.2015 | Impact

Imagine this scenario: Instead of a judge sentencing an offender to hundreds of hours of community service while behind bars, they are sentenced to h...

Empower Your Youth, Solve Your Ills: Cultivating Innovation in the 21st Century with IBM

Maya Horgan | Posted 08.20.2015 | Technology
Maya Horgan

For developing nations in particular, opportunity lies in the minds of its inhabitants. Most importantly, youth inhabitants.

How to Dramatically Slash the Cost of College Education

Sramana Mitra | Posted 05.15.2015 | College
Sramana Mitra

The exorbitant cost of higher education is a recurrent topic of conversation, concern, and discontent these days. Against that backdrop, an announcement from edX and Arizona State University caught my attention last week.

Education Reformers Are So Gullible

Dale Hansen | Posted 06.14.2015 | Education
Dale Hansen

The thing voters need to ask themselves is: Who do they believe has the best interests of their child in mind more -- the person who interacts with them every day and is part of their local community, or the corporate CEO 500 miles away who answers to an unelected board and investors?

Contemporary Challenges Facing American Higher Education

Dr. Kevin Manning | Posted 08.20.2015 | College
Dr. Kevin Manning

College and universities have always had mottos, usually expressed in Latin, that captured the essence of their missions -- truth, light, reason, and other words that drilled the purpose of education down to its essence.

The MOOC Experiment

Dr. Mariappan Jawaharlal | Posted 05.18.2015 | College
Dr. Mariappan Jawaharlal

New York Times declared 2012 as the year of the MOOC (Massive Open Online Course). It was the year when Udacity, Coursera and edX, the three leading MOOC companies, took the education world by storm and promised a lot.

The Global Search for Education: The Tech Report - From Australia

C. M. Rubin | Posted 08.20.2015 | Education
C. M. Rubin

Technology has become further integrated into the daily operations of most Australian schools. The entire teacher workforce can now collaborate nationally on innovations in practice that address the problems they encounter in implementing a new curriculum.

Lessons on Contagious Optimism, Hope and Global Citizenship

Gaia Paradiso | Posted 04.01.2015 | Impact
Gaia Paradiso

This morning I was walking on the sea shore on the outskirts of Rome, in the city of Ostia, where I find some time to relax and recharge my batteries.

Teach, Stream, Be Acquired: Why Online Education Investors Are Hot for Teacher

Andre Bourque | Posted 04.14.2015 | Education
Andre Bourque

The College Board -- yes, the same folks behind the dreaded SAT exam all college-bound high school students must take with a No. 2 pencil -- estimates the average costs of tuition and fees for a private college in 2013-14 topped $30,000.

Can An Online Course Revive Interest In The Classics?

The Atlantic | Kristina Bicher | Posted 01.08.2015 | World

It’s 3 a.m. and the emails are coming in fast and furious. My iPhone is pinging like a Vegas slot machine that’s come up all cherries. What’s th...

Why Does College Cost So Freaking Much?

Jonathan Haber | Posted 03.08.2015 | Education
Jonathan Haber

As I began to look into this question a bit more deeply, the answers and arguments I discovered seemed as uninformed or contradictory as those surrounding massive open learning.

Open Letter to Online Students

Brandi Megan Granett | Posted 12.15.2014 | Education
Brandi Megan Granett

You may be wondering why I am constantly emailing or texting you when you miss an assignment. There are many reasons why I do this, and it isn't because I like to nag. But first, I want to clear something up.

Online Education

Jeff Danziger | Posted 09.22.2014 | Comedy
Jeff Danziger

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Rethinking What a 'Traditional' College Education Entails: Five Misconceptions About the Online Learning Experience

Tracy Lorenz | Posted 09.08.2014 | Education
Tracy Lorenz

While a few naysayers may remain, online learning models are here to stay and the quality debate between online and campus learning will continue to fade.

Protecting Students in Online Schools

Capital & Main | Posted 09.01.2014 | Education
Capital & Main

I have worked for CAVA for eight years -- since my oldest son was nine months old. For several years I recommended CAVA to homeschooling friends and colleagues with young children. Then things began to change.

Learners at the Center of a Networked World

Jeb Bush | Posted 08.27.2014 | Education
Jeb Bush

Technology has transformed every aspect of our lives, but its current capacity and future potential to transform education and the very way children learn may yield its greatest results yet.