Category Archives: Higher Education

Alternate Ledes for CUNY Study on Raising Graduation Rates

By Phil HillMore Posts (291) Last week MDRC released a study on the City University of New York’s (CUNY) Accelerated Study in Associate Programs (ASAP) with near breathless terms. ASAP was well implemented. The program provided students with a wide … Continue reading

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Greg Mankiw Thinks Greg Mankiw’s Textbook Is Fairly Priced

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1015) This is kind of hilarious. Greg Mankiw has written a blog post expressing his perplexity with The New York Times’ position that textbooks are overpriced: To me, this reaction seems strange. After all, the Times … Continue reading

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Editorial Policy: Notes on recent reviews of CBE learning platforms

By Phil HillMore Posts (291) Oh let the sun beat down upon my face, stars to fill my dream I am a traveler of both time and space, to be where I have been To sit with elders of the … Continue reading

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LoudCloud Systems and FASTRAK: A non walled-garden approach to CBE

By Phil HillMore Posts (291) As competency-based education (CBE) becomes more and more important to US higher education, it would be worth exploring the learning platforms in use. While there are cases of institutions using their traditional LMS to support … Continue reading

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e-Literate TV Preview: Essex County College and changing role of faculty

By Phil HillMore Posts (291) As we get closer to the release of the new e-Literate TV series on personalized learning, Michael and I will be posting previews highlighting some of the more interesting segments from the series. When we first … Continue reading

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