By Amy Erin Borovoy

Amy Erin Borovoy (aka VideoAmy)
Intrigued by the world of podcasting? This Five-Minute Film Festival features videos, resources, and articles to help any educator get started using podcasts in the classroom as a learning tool.

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By Suzie Boss

Suzie Boss
Check out this Australian elementary school that lives up to its vision of being “a place of optimism, excitement, and challenge.”

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By Jake New

Film called off at U of Maryland. Unlike debate at Michigan, the senior administration declines to step in.

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By Jake New

New book by Jon Krakauer shows how colleges and local law enforcement clash over campus sexual assault.

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By Colleen Flaherty

‘Instrument of torture’ or building block of understanding? UCLA and other universities debate how much math, and what kind, is enough for life sciences majors.

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By Kaitlin Mulhere

After being diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease, two deans at Ithaca College open up to the campus about what it’s like to live and work with a chronic illness.

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Bryan Roberts, associate dean of the communications school at Ithaca College, is one of two deans at the college to share his experience with Parkinson’s disease.

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By Carl Straumsheim

Arizona State U’s accreditor has yet to review the institution’s “MOOCs for credit” initiative. Experts are unsure of what such a review might bring.

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By Matt Reed

Looking at the motives.

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By Joshua Kim

What do you worry about?

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By Eric Stoller

Across the pond.

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By Rosemarie Emanuele

What the government knows about us.

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By Christina-Wright-948981

Christina Wright
By viewing films through the filter of character development, students can understand how traits and mindsets so often influence the choices that people make.

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By John Warner

ASU and edX are partnering to replace freshman year with MOOCs. It’s probably not a good thing.

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By Mark Phillips

Mark Phillips
Students deserve a say in running their schools and districts, and board members could easily make room for student representatives to share their wisdom and insight.

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By Matt Reed

Students already have the option of low-cost courses at community colleges — with instructors who can provide feedback.

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By Paul Fain

Medicaid costs will lead to a bleak decade for state spending on higher education, a new study predicts.

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By Doug Lederman

  • Raymond W. Alden III, vice president for international affairs at Northern Illinois University, has been named provost of Touro University Nevada’s Henderson campus.

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By Kaitlin Mulhere

A bill to set spending targets for three federal research agencies proposes modest overall increases, but has drawn criticism from science advocacy groups for playing favorites with disciplines.

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By Holly Else for Times Higher Education

European Union’s new research commissioner tries to sell his agenda.

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By Scott Jaschik

Common Application wants to let colleges ask applicants to name other places they are applying. Some admissions leaders believe this violates ethics guidelines and will encourage more gaming of the system.

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By Joshua Kim

Two campus conversations that this book could help inform.

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By Khriseten Bellows

Can online learning provide and nurture all of the essential aspects of education?

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By Janni Aragon

It’s the work, not you.

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By Carl Straumsheim

Arizona State U, in partnership with edX, will award a freshman year’s worth of academic credit through massive open online courses.

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By Lee Skallerup Bessette

My thoughts on the latest news about the Starbucks-ASU partnership.

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By Eric Stoller

When marketing works.

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Alice Keeler
Gamify a classroom by introducing a fun narrative, reframing assignments to fit into that narrative, and making students care about the outcome.

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By Jenny-Grabiec-966661

Jenny Grabiec
Google Hangouts can be an accessible, low-cost tool for teaching educators about technology or turning snow days into PD sessions — among many other possibilities.

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By Heather Wolpert-Gawron

Heather Wolpert-Gawron
Using project-based learning, a middle-school teacher proposes tackling with students the antiquated practice of Daylight Saving Time.

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By Doug Lederman

Following period of governance turmoil, new of U of Texas System chancellor — after a decorated military career — discusses the transition to higher ed, the roles of the system and chancellor, and “chain of command.”

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