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Wednesday, June 20, 2012

EduDemic June 20, 2012


Posted: 19 Jun 2012 10:56 AM PDT
Mind mapping is probably best known as a tool for business organization and planning. However, mind mapping can also be an excellent tool for education, especially if you’re willing to get creative.

Posted: 19 Jun 2012 08:30 AM PDT
When it comes to online learning, there's a new old kid in town. iTunes U is getting a killer feature that has been sorely lacking: social. Like relatively new start-ups Codecademy and Udemy, most iTunes U will finally let you learn alongside others, ask questions, and work on things in a more collaborative environment.

Posted: 19 Jun 2012 07:30 AM PDT
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The internet is a busy place. With Facebook, Skype, twitter, Google, and YouTube all whirring on continuously, the statistics start to add up in a hurry.

Posted: 19 Jun 2012 05:30 AM PDT
college tuition rate hikes
Good news for Khan Academy and low-cost online education programs. Bad news for, well, everyone at or thinking about attending college. The Department of Education has now released information about just how much tuition has gone up over recent years. It's not pretty.


Inside Higher Ed: June 20, 2012

Records show that board leaders who organized President Sullivan's ouster also wanted a major push into online education.

Survey seeks to publicize the low pay and minimal benefits of part-time instructors.

U.S. Chamber of Commerce ranks public higher education in state-by-state report card that measures "return on investment." Good data and transparency are lacking among public colleges, group says.

How could the rise of patron-driven acquisition at academic libraries affect the university presses that rely on librarians to buy unpopular monographs?

Collaboration between the Big Ten and Ivy League will be the biggest research project to date examining concussions in sports; potential is huge, officials say.

Legal Issues in Higher Education Conference - Early Bird Deadline July 15th 2012!

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