Driving Awareness, Adoptions, and Affordability
Last week, the New York Times reported that Not All Community Colleges Offer Federal Student Loans.
Unfortunately, the reason these colleges cite is to lower their own default rating. They do not seem to be concerned about the debt that many students incur in an economy in which good-paying jobs are scarce.
We would be delighted if the…Continue
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We were amused at a recent MOOC conference at Stanford to hear one presenter claim that students prefer digital textbooks because we knew that surveys from 2010 and 2013 showed a preference for paper. A new …Continue
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Google Will Finance Carnegie Mellon's MOOC Research
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Massive open online courses -- or MOOCs -- can benefit at-risk students if they are given…Continue
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The book aims towards providing the basic and fundamental information to the
researchers and scientists worldwide on the vast herbal and natural medicinal treasure
available to us derived from plants, herbs and fruits obtained from traditional
agricultural practices. This book is…
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It is the first edition of SCIENCE AND EDUCATION DEVELOPMENT INSTITUTE for food world. It gives me great pleasure in bringing out book entitled “ADVANCES IN FOOD SCIENCE AND NUTRITION” for the student of Food Technology, Food Nutrition and all those aspirants who desire to brighten their career in the field of food technology.
Our goal is to provide readers with introductory foundation to budding food professionals. I was also well aware that the…Continue
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The book titled “Counselling for Functional and Sustainable Education: A 21st Century Approach” is a maiden edition of Science and Education Development Institute (SEDInst) intended for student, neophyte and professional counsellors,…Continue
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The Accelerated Career PATHS for Higher Education program is powered by SoftChalk Cloud, an award-winning platform that includes learning objects, creation tools, and management functions. SoftChalk LLC hosts the platform allowing organizations like Open Doors Group (ODG) to focus on content rather than infrastructure.
Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) have…Continue
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A dream team of experts committed to lowering barriers to higher education has developed the PATHS program to develop managers in higher education. This 8-week pilot of the the Open Doors Group Higher Education Leadership Platform will enable faculty and new managers to accelerate their careers. For more information on the program, read the Press Release. Registration for this affordable, convenient program is now open. The program runs…Continue
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For years educators have focused on providing students with 21st century skills like collaboration and critical thinking. Now it is time for the educators to gain skills that will move them into and advance them within the management career track: department chair, division head, dean and above. The new leaders are confronted with a much different educational scene than the one that retiring managers addressed. Education is disrupted by technology, business models, and more. Academic leaders…Continue
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Open Doors Group has been increasing access to education for all learners for several years. Now this organization is opening the doors to the management track of colleges and universities with Accelerated Career PATHS for Higher Education. Unlike exclusive fast-track programs, PATHS in egalitarian in admissions. Anyone aspiring to department chair, division head, dean, or VP at a college or university is welcome to join this affordable convenient program. The…Continue
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PRLog (Press Release) - Jun. 6, 2014 - San Jose, CA. Open Doors Group (ODG), the League for Innovation in the Community College, and SoftChalk LLC today announced that registration is open for PATHS, an eight-week online program designed to accelerate career paths for higher education professionals. PATHS will address the pending leadership crisis by providing a unique, career-boosting opportunity for…Continue
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From an Economist blog post: "Taobao, a large online retail platform, has become increasingly important to rural economies across China. Establishing online stores on Taobao requires little more than decent internet links and a logistics chain (often motorcycle delivery), so millions have been able to start selling goods at low cost. The trend has reversed the fortunes of…Continue
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Tom Tryniski, an eccentric retiree has digitized (so far) about 27 million newspaper pages working alone in his living room and has made them free for anyone to search....The Brooklyn Public Library (BPL) has caught up. The entire run of the paper is now digitized.....So how much did the BPL pay to finish the job? Absolutely nothing. Read the entire story in Reason Magazine.
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Recent Cool Education Links tweeted by ODG:
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The University of South Africa (Unisa) has approved an Open Educational Resource (OER) Strategy.
“As the African University in service of humanity, we have a responsibility to share the gift of knowledge” said Narend Baijnath, Pro Vice-Chancellor at Unisa. “OER provides the vehicle for our institution to lead by example in widening access to educational opportunity.”
Unisa acknowledges that the vast quantities of content and teaching materials, especially openly licensed…Continue
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FCB Brasil and the CNA language school network are launching the Speaking Exchange project, which connects CNA students in Brazil with Americans living in retirement homes. This meeting is carried out via an exclusive digital tool that uses video chat technology to bring the students face to face with Americans. Truly a win-win.
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I love alternative business models! So much better than taxation.
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Some insightful ideas as ODG continues its' drive for Social Media Awareness:
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