1. A Conversation with Thomas Friedman, Part 2: Missing the Point on MOOCs, Cost vs. Value in Higher Ed and the '401(k) World'


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    From the Education Writers Association 2013 National Seminar, a discussion between Pulitzer Prize-winning author Tom Friedman (New York Times) and Stephanie Banchero (Wall Street Journal). Filmed at Stanford University. In part 2, Friedman talks about the boom in Massive Open Online Courses, the role of teachers in increasingly tech-focused classrooms, and the importance of motivation in a world of defined contributions.

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    • EDUCAUSE - Game Changers Book Trailer


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      EDUCAUSE President and CEO, Diana Oblinger, talks about her new book, Game Changers: Education and Information Technologies.

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      • 9 Myths about Private Nonprofit Higher Education


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        Watch the video and then learn more. Visit http://www.9myths.org.

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        • Emily Carr Great Northern Way Campus


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          This new campus recognizes the vital role that Emily Carr plays in the creative economy – and the importance of universities offering post-secondary education in the arts, media arts and design. We're grateful to the Province of British Columbia for their investment in a new Emily Carr Great Northern Way Campus.

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          • Two Minutes On Teacher Education


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            A response to Alec Couros and Dean Shareski's EduCon question: 1. What are your general views on the status of teacher education in preparing teachers, especially in regards to innovative teaching? What positives, negatives, or general views can you share? Please do pull in your own experiences if applicable. 2. What is the ideal role of teacher education in developing teachers who are media literate and technologically savvy?

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            • Working Together, Online, On Campus Collaboration in Higher Ed 1-29-14


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              From online admissions reviews to course management on Facebook, social collaboration sites and tools are disrupting the way colleges and universities collaborate. But how do these new online tools fit with already established collaboration tools and processes? And how can disparate campuses and teams best make use of these tools? Learn how colleges and universities are successfully using technology and software to connect people, departments and partners. Also learn from our resident Open Atrium expert and VP of Strategic Initiatives, Karen Borchert, how Open Atrium — the powerful and flexible open source collaboration software — can help make collaboration easier and more effective by providing a one-stop tool that gives people a place to discuss ideas, share documents, and coordinate meetings events.

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              • Austin Kleon, Show your work


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                Good work is all about process, yet we tend to only share the products of that process, and not the process itself. Learn how opening up and sharing your process brings you closer to your audience, adds value to your work, and makes you better at what you do.

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