higher education Tag

Cross-posted on Education Week I turned on NPR the other day and heard the interviewer ask Senator Harkin why his committee, in its new report, had gone after the for-profit vocational schools so aggressively. The Republicans, the interviewer explained, were pointing out that the public community...

Cross-posted on Education Week This week, the University of California, Berkeley was the latest to announce that they are joining forces with Harvard and MIT to offer free online learning through edX, a provider of massive open online courses (MOOC). A competing provider, Coursera, was created...

Transforming Education Summit 2012 May 7-9, 2012, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates This summit offers a platform to share lessons learned on how to deliver relevant education to young people more effectively in a rapidly changing global society. Keynote speakers will include former UK Prime Minister Gordon...

Cross-posted from Education Week There was an interesting article in the New York Times the other day by Catherine Rampell on "Why Students Leave the Engineering Track."  She had found a table in the most recent National Science Foundation's report on Science and Engineering Indicators,...