Monthly Archives: November 2012
Can a school and a business come together and establish an environment of learning while working? Apprenticeship?
Chegg and Colgate University are going to give it a try.
Read More: Back to the Future by Daniel Rosensweig
An ad campaign has begun in the Ozarks region of Missouri, where a community college has started an ad campaign to challenge the costs of attending them versus private/for-profit colleges. This ad campaign is a bit misleading when a through research of costs on the school’s website found that the costs are not that far apart in some cases.
Here is the original article: No More Mr. Nice Guy by Paul Fain
Here is an article looking deeper and asking some very valid questions: Community College’s Foolish Marketing Campaign by Kevin Kuzma
Statement from Steve Gunderson, of APSCU, on the importance for-profit and private education will play in the adminstration over the next four years.
Institutions continue to play an increasingly important role in the education of students. By Steve Gunderson
Now that the election is through and there will be no major changes in our government, what does this mean for the proprietary sector of higher education? Many speculations will be published on both sides of the arguments. Does this mean more regulations? The next four years will be interesting to say the least.
Obama’s Victory Spells Continued Scrutiny for For-Profit Colleges by Goldie Blumenstyk
Four More Years by Libby A. Nelson
Pearson Publishing is launching Project Blue Sky. This service helps instructors with an easier way to access free and paid content for use as a teaching resource. This service will assist designers and teachers in pulling together multiple resources for use in their classrooms and courses into one e-book.
Flat World Knowledge will no longer be publishing and offering free textbooks for use in classrooms as of January 2013.
Fleeing from “Free” by Doug Lederman
Flat Word Knowledge to Drop Free Access to Textbooks by Jennifer Howard