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Is The College Bubble Next?

From The Chronicle Review: POINT OF VIEW Will Higher Education Be the Next Bubble to Burst? By JOSEPH MARR CRONIN and HOWARD E. HORTON The public has become all too aware of the term “bubble” to describe an asset that … Continue reading

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What plagiarism looks like

From the blog ORANGE CRATE ART: Michael Leddy of Orange Crate Art writes: Some enterprising readers (faculty? student-journalists?) have gone through the dissertations of Carl Boening and William Meehan, highlighting every passage in Meehan’s that can be found, word for … Continue reading

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Cobocards Is an Impressive, Collaborative Flash Card Webapp

From LifeHacker Cobocards is a free, web-based flash card application with an emphasis on collaboration, so you can create and study a set of flash cards alongside your friends or fellow students. We’ve covered several flash card apps in the … Continue reading

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iPhone Apps for the Autodidact in Your Life

Learn-gasm post 100 Best iPhone Apps for Serious Self-Learners

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Ending the University as We Know It

From Open Culture… April 28th, 2009 The most popular article in yesterday’s New York Times was an Op-Ed calling for a thoroughgoing overhaul of the traditional university. For Mark Taylor (chairman of the religion department at Columbia University), it’s time … Continue reading

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Professor Encourages Students to Pass Notes During Class — via Twitter

From The Chronicle of Higher Education… “Cole W. Camplese, director of education-technology services at Pennsylvania State University at University Park, prefers to teach in classrooms with two screens – one to project his slides, and another to project a Twitter … Continue reading

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Yet Another Video Site…

The Mike Wallace Interview From Harry Ransom Center at the University Of Texas at Austin. Back before 60 Minutes, Mike Wallace had his own TV interview show, The Mike Wallace Interview, which aired from 1957 to 1960. And what you … Continue reading

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Convert your PDFs to MS Word

This in from CNet Download.com There are several well-regarded, free ways to take advantage of the Print function to transform just about any file to a PDF. PrimoPDF and doPDF sit at the top of the list, but what about … Continue reading

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Photovisi

This from Lifehacker: Photovisi Creates Advanced Collages By Jason Fitzpatrick, 4:00 PM on Sat Mar 21 2009, 12,082 views Photovisi is a surprisingly sophisticated collage maker with an assortment of options for tweaking your collage to your liking. Photovisi has … Continue reading

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