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Future of Higher Education Conference (6)

The fourth panel at #masonfuture included Bryan Alexander of NITLE, Robert Beichner of NC State, Anne Moore and Terri Bourdon of Virginia Tech, and Kevin Clark and Mark Sample of Mason. Their topic is “Beyond the Lecture Hall: Technology and Student … Continue reading

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The Future of Higher Education Conference (4)

The third panel of the #masonfuture conference was titled “Alternative Frameworks for Educational Delivery” and included Burck Smith, founder of StraighterLine, Andrew Rosen, Chairman and CEO of Kaplan, Inc., Sally Johnstone, VP of Academic Advancement at Western Governor’s University, and … Continue reading

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Future of Higher Education Conference (3)

Now that my session is done, we get to hear from Anya Kamenetz, author of DIYu. Like our other speakers, she began with a focus on the rising cost of college for students, the amount of loan debt they acquire, … Continue reading

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Productivity in Higher Education

Lately I’ve been thinking a lot about the issue of productivity in higher education. There are many ways to measure what we accomplish such as numbers of graduates, what kinds of jobs our graduates get, research dollars, patents received, research … Continue reading

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