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Northeastern U. at Silicon Valley

Silicon Valley’s “war for talent” has technology companies tempting potential recruits with benefits such as egg freezing, gourmet cafeterias and private shuttles. But few can match semiconductor producer Integrated Device Technology’s latest perk: a graduate school in the office.

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Report: Technology can close achievement gaps, improve learning

In new report, Stanford GSE researchers identify secrets to successful technology implementation, particularly with students at risk of dropping out.

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Southern Blend

After three years of experimenting with blended learning, leaders of the Associated Colleges of the South feel a movement is growing, but they aren't sure if the push will last.

Infographic: how to implement blended learning

In honor of Digital Learning Day, Digital Learning Now! (DLN) today released its fifth white paper in the DLN Smart Series, “Blended Learning Implementation Guide,” which explores blended learning as a phase change with a goal of accelerating learning toward college and career readiness.

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Yale University mulling a for-credit strategy with online open courses

Jane Darby Menton and Julia Zorthina at Yale’s student newspaper, The Yale Daily News, write about a report from the ad hoc Yale College Committee on Online Education that recommends Yale offer online for-credit courses to undergraduates and the public. We’ll see what Yale decides on the idea. It’s clear that Prof Paul Bloom is a real advocate for blended learning and digital learning experiments at Yale....

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Tom Vander Ark: wunderkind MOOCs still a non-consumption trend

This post “Powering The Real Revolution in Higher Education” by Tom Vander Ark originally appeared on GettingSmart.

We’ve heard a lot about Massively Open Online Courses (MOOCs) — the breakout trend of the year – but it’s still a fringe concept feeding what Clayton Christensen calls non-consumption. The real story is how the diverse web of nearly 5,000 institutions (broadly speaking) of higher learning in the U.S. are responding to cost pressure, calls for higher completion rates and better job preparation, and student demands for relevance.

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