Dr. Charles A. Long

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Using a Backchannel to Engage Students | The Teaching Practice

<i>Michelle Rodems, Ph.D., is program manager at the School of Interdisciplinary and Graduate Studies (SIGS) and at the Delphi Center for Teaching and</i> …

iOS 8 Adoption Stalls At 47% Of Users After Three Weeks

Three weeks after Apple released the latest flavor of its mobile operating system, adoption of iOS 8 has stalled at 47% of users — creeping up only one percentage point since September 21, the last time Cupertino reported the stat on its App Store Distribution page.<p>The latest figures, which measure …

MOOCs -- Completion Is Not Important

By: Matthew LeBar<p>Massively Open Online Courses (MOOCs) are often described as the future of education — or at least a significant part of it. But there may be a significant problem with them: a very small proportion of students who start them actually finish. This poses a serious threat to their …

Should Higher Education Be Free?

In the United States, our higher education system is broken. Since 1980, we’ve seen a 400% increase in the cost of higher education, after adjustment for inflation — a higher cost escalation than any other industry, even health care. We have recently passed the trillion dollar mark in student loan …

How Cheap Online Certificate Programs Like MIT’s “XSeries Certificate” Are Disrupting Higher Education

It’s nearly impossible to get into MIT, very expensive to enroll there, and exceedingly hard to graduate, which are some of the reasons why MIT …

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8 Ways To Spot Great Leadership

If you ever wonder why we’re in a crisis of leadership all you have to do is to watch and listen to those in positions of leadership. While there are clearly many aspects of leadership that must work together in harmony in order for leaders to be effective, everything breaks down when leaders don’t …

5 Keys to Inspiring Leadership, No Matter Your Style

Inspiring greatness is all about leading by example. The best leaders have these habits in common.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>This article is included in</i> Entrepreneur Voices on Effective Leadership<i>, a new book containing insights from more than 20 contributors,</i> …

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Here are 5 ways iOS 7 can help the enterprise

Since the release of the first beta release to developers in June 2013, iOS 7 has been making news in the tech world. With the public release just a …