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Courageous Learning – free video documentary

December 17, 2014

A new companion to the book of the same title by Dr. John Ebersole, Excelsior College’s _Courageous Learning_ traces out the obstacles faced by three adult students in completing their formal education. Over the course of the documentary, we hear from the students themselves as well as experts from in and around academia. We were … Read More …

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Why our physics courses had to change

December 15, 2014

MIT recently announced that it was removing renowned physics professor Walter Lewin’s lectures from both MIT OCW and edX following a sexual harassment allegation from a woman in one of Dr. Lewin’s edX classes. According to the announcement, MIT’s decision is based, in part, on the desire to prevent “any further inappropriate behavior.” As OER … Read More …

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Need to jumpstart that minor in Craft Beer Studies? We might be able to help…

December 4, 2014

Did you know… …that Paul Smith’s College has announced a new minor program in “craft beer studies and operations”? And did you further know… …that the craft beer minor includes “a collection of business courses in management, marketing, advertising and promotion, in addition to practical coursework in brewing and the business of beer“? And did … Read More …

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Site maintenance Saturday 8p to 11p

December 3, 2014

In the spirit of breaking things to make them better, we will be performing maintenance on our CAS (login) and ePortfolio platforms on Saturday, 06 December, from 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm Eastern Standard Time (20:00 to 23:00, UTC -5h). Because the CAS system affects all properties that require login, you may experience disruptions during … Read More …