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The Chronicle of Higher Education - Aug. 7, 2013: "Business Model for Education Calls for 'Empowering Adjuncts'"

So much of the innovation in higher education today seems based on structures that treat faculty members as an afterthought, and a low-paid one at that. A fledgling online education venture called Oplerno, however, aims to do just the opposite. [Read more on Oplerno]

The Chronicle of Higher Education - Aug. 7, 2013: "How Studying Peace Building Can Be a Tool for Global Education"

There is a lot of discussion today about how to get students interested in international issues and fostering in them a global identity. But colleges and universities at times make global education a priority without giving much thought as to what it exactly means for learning outcomes. This is particularly the case in community colleges. [Read more on global education]

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