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The Fall of K-12 and the Rise of P-16 What's the biggest change afoot in education today: The rise of online courses? The charter school movement? The Common Core? Or how about this one: The fall of the anachronistic, industrial-era idea that only a K-12 education should be freely provided by government.

Podcasts Over 170,000 Students Join a community of over 170,000 students to earn a qualification recognised worldwide. 17 Colleges and 10 Institutes The University of London consists of 17 self governing Colleges and 10 other smaller specialist research institutes.

Philip Zimbardo: The Secret Powers of Time (Animated) Bio Philip Zimbardo Philip Zimbardo is internationally recognized as a leading "voice and face of contemporary psychology" through his widely seen PBS-TV series, "Discovering Psychology," his media appearances, best-selling trade books on shyness, and his classic research, The Stanford Prison Experiment. Zimbardo has been a Stanford University professor since 1968 (now an Emeritus Professor), having taught previously at Yale, NYU, and Columbia University. He continues teaching graduate students at the Pacific Graduate School of Psychology, and at the Naval Post Graduate School (Monterey).

Podcasting Basics, Part 2: Software In our first column about podcasting, we discussed microphones, and the other accessories required to record voices for a podcast. The next crucial technical element is software: for recording into, and for editing and mixing a final production. Transom has many articles about different audio editing software, and any of these may be helpful in choosing which one is right for you, or in providing details about using it. In this column, we’ll concentrate on how the various software is more or less appropriate for podcasting.

The Do It Yourself Scholar Updated June. 5, 2012 At last count there were more than 150 colleges and universities featured on iTunes U, the section of Apple’s iTunes music store devoted to higher education. There’s great free downloadable content here — lots of lectures and entire courses, but sorting through all this material can be daunting. Sadly, many of the colleges offer little more than online brochures, with virtual campus tours and the like. (Newcomers can get up to speed by reading Getting started.) So here is a guide to the good stuff. Stacking The Deck Against Student Loan Debtors By Alan Pyke "How A Private Company Stacked The Deck Against Student Loan Debtors" After two decades of work, the company tasked with collecting payments on government-financed student loans from borrowers who declare bankruptcy has helped create a system that treats student debt far more harshly than other borrowing.

100 Amazing How-To Sites to Teach Yourself Anything Posted by Site Administrator in Online Learning May 7th, 2009 Learning new skills and expanding your knowledge doesn’t have to cost you an arm and a leg. There are loads of free resources on the Web that can help you find instructional videos, tutorials and classes to learn a wide variety of skills from fixing basic car problems to speaking another language. Einstein for Everyone Einstein for Everyone Nullarbor Press 2007revisions 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 Copyright 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 John D. Norton Published by Nullarbor Press, 500 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15260 with offices in Liberty Ave., Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 15222 All Rights Reserved

If you have an iTunes account log in and find lots for totally free lectures from Harvard, Stanford, Yale, Iowa State. by sdeprosse Feb 19

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