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Is College Still Worth It?

  Today’s daily infographic highlights a serious concern – is college still worth the cost? About these ads

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The Mobile Lives of College Students

A nice tie in with my article “Teaching with SmartPhones,” this infographic highlights the role that mobile phones (especially smartphones) have in the learning and living of college students. Thank you onlinedegrees for sharing it!

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iTunes U: Berkeley’s Fall 2011 Classes

The University of California at Berkeley at has made available a good chunk of its Fall 2011 courses via iTunes U for free! You can download courses on Biology, Chemistry, Economics, History, International Relations, Mathematics, Public Health, and more. These courses are … Continue reading

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iTunes U: Focus on the Entrepeneur

iTunes U has just released a grouping of free podcasts with a focus on the entrepreneur. One great focus is with a collection of classes (offered through the school of business, economics, social studies, etc) on Entrepreneurship. A few examples of … Continue reading

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iTunes U Highlight – The American Revolution at Yale

Today I’m highlighting the free open course at Yale University (made available via iTunes U), “The American Revolution.” The course is taught by Joanne B. Freeman, Professor in History at Yale. The course description is as follows: The American Revolution entailed … Continue reading

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Is College Worth the Cost?

It’s that time of year when many high school seniors are donning silly hats and listening to clichéd speeches about the future. They are also making decisions about whether or not to attend college. A recent survey released by PEW … Continue reading

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Yale’s Digital Commons

Check out Yale’s Digital Commons which allows you to search several libraries, museums, and galleries for digital content accessible from anywhere! Again, this is a free resource.

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University of Cambridge Darwin Lecture Series – “Beauty”

Every year since 1986, the University of Cambridge Darwin College has presented a public lecture series on various topics, always with an inter-disciplinary focus. The 2011 Lecture series is on the topic of “Beauty” and includes talks by Biologists, Philosophers, … Continue reading

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