Posts Tagged 'colleges2Y'

The problem with Bill Gates’s vision

Rob Jenkins doesn’t begrudge the man his view, he just thinks it’s bad for higher education. Read @ChronicleHigherEducation

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The price of philanthropy

The focus of the Gates Foundation and its partners on public higher education could further institutionalize the divide between the roughly 72 percent of American students who attend public colleges and the 28 percent who attend private colleges… @ChronicleHigherED

2-year colleges are at risk of ‘separate and equal’ future, report says

Century Foundation calls for radical change to avoid “the increasing economic and racial isolation of students” at community colleges. @ChronicleHigherEd

Thoughts on a manifesto [for community colleges]

Sean Michael Morris’ “Manifesto for Community Colleges, Lifelong Learning, and Autodidacts” is getting some traction… Read more @InsideHigherEd

“Information literacy cooperation by design”

Librarians at Washington State’s community and technical colleges identified pre-college and basic skills classes as places where students could benefit from information literacy (IL) instruction… Read article @CRLn

Some groups may not benefit from online education

Some of the students most often targeted in the push to use online learning to increase college access are less likely than their peers to benefit from — and may in fact be hurt by — digital as opposed to face-to-face instruction, new data from long-term study suggest… Read on… @InsideHigherEd

Webinar Feb 26: The critical role of librarians in OER (open educational resources) adoption

Hear about how librarians are leading the way in searching, curating, and creating OER to expand student access and improve teaching practices at community colleges. Webinar will feature three such projects Read more… Related: online OER resources article


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