Education Links forMay 2nd from 14:32 to 17:41:
- Jeff Abernathy: The Liberal Arts for the 21st Century – Liberal arts colleges cannot be satisfied with simply being what they have been. I am suggesting that our greatest opportunity is to re-imagine what the liberal arts college can be for our society and for the world.
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- Maryam Zar: Letting Go – All Too Soon – This year, a handful of countries are considering fiercely debated bills that would ban the marriage of girls under the age of 17. This horrific practice exists in almost every corner of the world where there is poverty or lack of education.
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- Harvard and MIT launch edX to offer free online classes – By James O'Toole, CNNMoney NEW YORK (CNNMoney) – Always wanted to take a Harvard class? Soon you'll be able to do so from the comfort of your own home. Harvard and MIT announced a partnership Wednesday to offer free online courses to students around the world. The initiative, known as edX, will be run by [...]
- Best deals in education – By Anne Lee, CNNMoney (MONEY Magazine) – Going back to school can be cheaper than you think, with a wealth of free online courses to choose from and an easy way to have your class work accredited. Saving for college can be easier too. We have three expert picks for the best 529 college savings [...]
- Dr. Robert Mendenhall: Quality Higher Education Doesn’t Need to Cost So Much – Technology offers us many opportunities to improve our output by customizing learning to individual needs, increasing productivity, expanding access, and most importantly, improving quality and affordability.
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