Higher education (page 173)

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    Cutting edge research at Fayetteville State Univ.

    In “Virtual Deviance: Swinging and Swapping in an On-Line Network,” two Fayetteville State University professors surfed the net looking for swingers (to study).  Apparently, there is an Aristotle angle here. From the abstract: The purpose of the current research is to study the virtual presentation of self in on-line profiles,…
    Terry Stoops, October 10, 2013
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Jesse Saffron reports for Carolina Journal Online on reaction to the N.C. General Assembly’s decision to end new pay increases for teachers who get master’s degrees. Terry Stoops’ Daily Journal urges civility in the debate over Common Core public school standards.
    Mitch Kokai, October 8, 2013
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    Is American higher education working hard or hardly working?

    The Pope Center for Higher Education Policy invited Baylor University President Kenneth Starr to help answer that question Thursday evening in Cary. Starr and University of North Carolina Board of Governors Chairman Peter Hans outlined some key educational challenges facing today’s universities, then took questions, during a 95-minute program. Click…
    Mitch Kokai, October 4, 2013
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    This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    With the onset of new health insurance mandates tied to Obamacare, some employers in North Carolina are exploring the increased use of private health insurance exchanges. Rick Henderson explains why during the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio. George Leef outlines flaws associated with popular college rankings, while…
    Mitch Kokai, October 4, 2013
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    MIT president sees need for major higher education change

    The latest sign that America’s system of higher education needs major change: Massachusetts Institute of Technology President L. Rafael Reiff has written a two-page article in the latest TIME magazine titled “Online learning will make college cheaper. It will also make it better.” Everyone…
    Mitch Kokai, September 30, 2013
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    This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    After examining more than 500 scholarly studies featured in academic journals over the past 20 years, John Hood has compiled a record of the public policies that are most likely to promote a state’s economic growth. He discusses them in the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio. George…
    Mitch Kokai, September 27, 2013
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    This week’s Carolina Journal Online Friday interview features Donna Martinez’s conversation with Jenna Ashley Robinson of the Pope Center for Higher Education Policy about a recent report that suggests colleges too often subsidize student failure. John Hood’s Daily Journal shares the tale of “Crooked Neck John.”…
    Mitch Kokai, September 27, 2013
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Dan Way reports for Carolina Journal Online on the opening of Campbell University’s new School of Osteopathic Medicine. John Hood’s Daily Journal explains why North Carolinians need an accurate public school report card.
    Mitch Kokai, September 23, 2013