Category Archives: Higher education

The New University Cooperative: Reclaiming Higher Education, Prioritizing Social Justice and Ecological Sustainability

Recognizing the state of massive and concomitant crises facing humanity and the planet, from climate change to disparities of wealth to war, and that the current system of higher education contributes to the perpetuation of these crises, there is great … Continue reading

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Cooperative Learning Returns To College

James Watson, who won a Nobel Prize as co-discoverer of the double-helix DNA molecule, recognized this when he stated, “Nothing new that is really interesting comes without collaboration.” Despite the remarkable achievements of academic teams, the myth of the genius … Continue reading

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UnCollege: a social movement supporting self-directed higher education

UnCollege helps independent learners create their own higher education in the real world, succeed without a college degree, and change the world. In a traditional college setting, individuals easily lose the joy of learning amid lectures and theoretical perspectives. After … Continue reading

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Lessons to be Learned from Paulo Freire as Education is being Taken Over by the Mega Rich

Lessons to Be Learned From Paulo Freire as Education Is Being Taken Over by the Mega Rich Read also : Access, Retention, and Success in Higher Education Around the World Subprime Opportunity: The Unfulfilled Promise of For-Profit Colleges and Universities … Continue reading

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