Day: July 8, 2018

I’m a White Student at a Historically Black College

x Does “historically black” mean “exclusively black”? Founded after the Civil War to educate African-Americans who were largely barred from other colleges, financial pressures have led historically black colleges to adopt a new mission – diversify. Here’s what it’s like to be one of the 11% of students at HBCUs who are...

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The High-Tech Classroom

x In the wake of a devastating hurricane, Charlotte County (Fla.) Public Schools rebuilt around a 21st century classroom model — and nothing’s been the same since. Video Rating: /...

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Learning Online: Learning and Collaborating – Free Online Course at FutureLearn.Com

x Sign up now at https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/learning-and-collaborating/1 ‘Learning Online: Learning and Collaborating’ is a free online course by the University of Leeds available on FutureLearn.com You are probably used to learning online on a daily basis, including turning to your phone for information rather than referring to books. More formal online learning is likely to be important for you in the future, either at university or in the workplace. Learning online is different to learning in the classroom, it needs different skills. This course will help you to develop those skills, showing you how to learn and communicate effectively in...

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