Monthly Archives: April 2012

April 30th, 2012: Should tutition vary depending on your major?

What’s the value of a college degree? – via Reuters

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April 29th, 2012: Glenn Reynolds on Student Loans

“What would a serious student-loan reform look like? Well, it would look more like normal loans.” -via the New York Post

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For-Profit Universities

(via Frontline)

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A week of a student’s electrodermal activity.

Oh this is troubling.

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Framing the Question

My college education cost around $45,000 a year ($180,000 for my diploma); I was fortunate enough not to have to pay for it.  If you had asked me when I was a high school senior whether I was willing to … Continue reading

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Unemployment vs Underemployment

Does education pay? (Via the John William Pope Center for Higher Education)

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Gamepocalypse

What will education look like in the gamepocalypse?

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April 27th, 2012: Tech and Education

Using technology to engage students in the classroom – via Huffington Post

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Title IV, Pell Grants, and Stafford Loans

Title IV refers to a section of the Higher Education Act (HEA) signed into law in 1965 under the Lyndon Johnson administration.  The act allows the government to administer financial aid to students seeking a post-secondary education. Stafford Loans are … Continue reading

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What’s the Higher Education Act?

The Higher Education Act (HEA) was signed into law in 1965. The HEA was part of Lyndon B. Johnson’s Great Society domestic reforms and was intended to aid higher education institutions and extend financial assistance to students seeking a post-secondary … Continue reading

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