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9 Sensational Basketball Hoops for Budding NBA All-Stars

9 Sensational Basketball Hoops for Budding NBA All-Stars

Some dream of dunking like LeBron. Others of sinking rain-makers like Reggie. With your own basketball hoops, you can take the game home and live out your NBA fantasies with your friends. Basketball is excellent for boosting fitness, social skills, hand-eye coordination, concentration, and confidence.… Read More

Data show small improvements in accessibility of course materials

Data show small improvements in accessibility of course materials

Much of the debate about accessibility issues in higher education in recent years has focused on audio and video — take, for example, the high-profile lawsuits against prestigious institutions such as Harvard University, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the University of California, Berkeley. But… Read More

Students sat in cubicles using computers. It wasn’t popular.

Students sat in cubicles using computers. It wasn’t popular.

Students in 2012 working in the Yuma, Arizona, Carpe Diem charter school. An Arizona-born charter school known for its call-center-like appearance has run into trouble as it attempted to expand to other states. Carpe Diem schools, which rely on computer-based lessons and some in-person instruction,… Read More

For-credit MOOC proves popular among MIT students

For-credit MOOC proves popular among MIT students

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s catalog of publicly available massive open online courses is typically marketed toward the non-MIT public. Last fall, however, the university experimented by offering the MOOC version of a popular class for on-campus students, for credit, in an attempt to help… Read More

25 Fun and Challenging Jigsaw Puzzles For The Entire Family

25 Fun and Challenging Jigsaw Puzzles For The Entire Family

In a world filled to the brim with technology, jigsaw puzzles remain a popular form of entertainment that doesn’t require a screen or batteries. From easy to incredibly complicated, completing a jigsaw puzzle is immensely satisfying. So is the actual process of sorting pieces and… Read More

White paper explores management-based approach to accreditation

White paper explores management-based approach to accreditation

Nursing homes in Australia and Ireland, Austrian school provinces, and the old telecommunications company Motorola may provide pointers on how to reform the higher education accreditation system, a new white paper argues. Common to all of those organizations is that they have taken a “management-based”… Read More