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Business and public sector leaders meet in Miami to discuss how to build a new Latin America - Business - MiamiHerald.com: "It’s essential, he said, that Latin American countries put more emphasis on improving education and access to quality education for all its people. But GarcĂ­a said that’s a long-term proposition. “You need 10, 15, 20 years,’’ he said. The theme of the symposium was “Building the New Latin America: The Leaders, The Companies, The Paradigms for Success.’’ Everything from the region’s growing middle class and engaging with the global economy to the need for improved infrastructure and competitiveness was under discussion."

Connected to learning
Boston Herald
That is, it “will change the way we think about higher education,” said Dr. Philip DiSalvio, dean of University College at the University of Massachusetts Boston, an expert on online educationtrends. DiSalvio described disruptive ... “That's why ...

SBDM councils at several schools to meet
Bowling Green Daily News
The Jody Richards Elementary School Site-Based Decision-Making Council will meet at 5 p.m. Thursday in the library. The Plano Elementary School SBDM Council will meet at 3:45 p.m. Nov. ...An online service is needed to view this article in its entirety.

School of Humanities & Sciences explores online courses
The Stanford Daily
Despite Stanford's ranking as the top humanities and arts university in the world, according to the 2012-13 Times Higher Education World University Arts and Humanities report, the visibility of the humanities at Stanford is a distant second to science ...

Improving Online Education Technology, One Computer Scientist at a Time
MIT Technology Review (blog)
... and has since taken several more computer science classes offered throughCoursera. He took these classes online, rather than his own university, partly because the teachers were some of the top professors in their fields. ... he told me he plans ...

MIT Technology Review (blog)

Rise of online education brings challenges, opportunities
The Daily Titan
Really, the shift from online education being an access issue to being a learning mode and being pursued by students from a convenience factor, that really kind of happened in the '90s.” The rise of the online course in mainstream education has had ...

CFY To Study Whole School Blended Learning at 4 NY and LA Schools
T.H.E. Journal
Designed to address student learning in all environments, the Digital Learning Program incorporates online learning and tools with an "initiative that works hands-on with all three of the constituents that impact student achievement: teachers, parents ...

SA business school launches free MBA education to the world
The Skills Portal
The institution will make all learning materials freely available online in this game-changing initiative which will forever change the education industry for all South Africans, the continent and the rest of the world. Brett Cousins, Director at ...

Report: Online learning needs quality assurance | eSchool News
Online learning programs must take advantage of new tools and practices to personalize learningand help policy makers gauge the performance of online ...

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