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MSU Cuts Ribbon on School of Communication and Media

Matt Pruznick | October 5, 2017 4:23 pm

An oft-expressed critique of higher learning in the U.S. is that it doesn’t prepare students for the real world. Montclair State University (MSU) has done its best to make sure no one can say this about its School of Communication and Media.

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Pause, Play, Repeat: Using Pause Procedure in Online Microlectures

October 23, 2017 2:36 pm
We all know the classic thought experiment involving a tree falling in the woods, but have you heard the one about online lecturing: If a faculty member posts a microlecture video to the LMS, and students view it, has learning occurred? While we may never know if a falling tree makes a sound, we can determine whether students are engaging with our microlectures by applying the principles of pause procedure.

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George Washington University Raises Serious Questions About The Quality Of Online Learning

October 23, 2017 2:34 pm
Following a lawsuit filed by four students in April 2016 claiming that the quality of instruction on their online master’s degree courses was severely lacking, George Washington University assembled a task force.

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California students could see free community college

October 23, 2017 2:32 pm
Full-time in-state students in California would receive free tuition for their first year of community college under a state legislature bill signed by California Gov. Jerry Brown.

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Tesla’s Ride-Sharing Network and Our Higher Ed Futures

October 20, 2017 2:13 pm
What does the future of transportation have anything to do with the future of higher education?

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Texas A&M Commerce offers $10,000 degree — but discourages freshmen from pursuing

October 20, 2017 2:11 pm
In 2011, when Gov. Rick Perry urged Texas universities to find a way to offer degrees for less than $10,000, many in the higher education world scoffed. Texas A&M University-Commerce leapt into action.

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High-Tech Manufacturing Programs Foster the Next Generation of Workers

October 20, 2017 2:09 pm
When the Advanced Manufacturing Pilot Facility opened its doors at the Georgia Institute of Technology in July, it was an apt marriage of new and old. Built in partnership with Delta Air Lines, the state-of-the-art R&D facility sits on the former site of a decommissioned Atlantic Steel plant. Located on the north end of Georgia Tech’s campus and operated by the Georgia Tech Manufacturing Institute (GTMI), the manufacturing pilot is a public-private partnership where industry and academia collaborate to address technological challenges in advanced manufacturing and teach 21st-century skills.  

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