I’ve written a lot about Daniel Pink’s writings on motivation over the years. Thanks to Pam Moran , I recently discovered a series of short videos Dan did for the Patterson Foundation that would be good to use with students.
Delbanco’s survey of the tradition of college education and its basis in Puritan faith, both its provision of a universal liberal education and its focus on building character, is a salutary reminder when today’s colleges and universities brand themselves ‘Comprehensive Knowledge Enterprises’, distance-learning hubs or engines of social mobility. sp!ked review of books | The university: still dead
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Just got off the phone with Eric Ries and I’m sure I came off as a total fan boy. Startup Thinking In Higher Ed: a conversation with Eric Ries - The Ubiquitous Librarian
What Higher Education Should Look Like A look at the Amsterdam School of Creative Leadership.
‘Higher Education Bubble’ is about to burst
Social networking has penetrated just about every aspect of teenage interaction, not least dating etiquette. When you like a girl, explains 19-year-old Leo Laun, a teenage heartthrob who reminds me of Robert Pattinson minus the messy hair, it’s much easier to send a friend request than to ask for her phone number. Then you can check out her photos, her profile information and her posts. “You know whether she is single, what she looks like in a bikini and what music she likes,” he says, counting these clearly crucial points off on one hand. Generation Facebook
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