Posts Tagged ‘online’

November 7th, 2011 - 9:46 pm § in Misc., Politics, Science

Another New Journal Challenges Elsevier’s Monopoly on Biology.

Royal Society to launch into the great wide open By Paul Jump  Times Higher Education Top researchers in biology have yet another publishing option following the launch of a major open-access journal by the Royal Society. Open Biology, which will cover all areas with a molecular or cellular element[...]

April 13th, 2011 - 6:21 am § in Misc., UW

UW borrows 200 million to build stadium, Berkeley borrows 7 million to set up online classes

(Berkeley)  officials … said on Friday that finding enough outside support had been a challenge. The university has secured the option to borrow $7-million to help pay for the project and may spend $4-million to $7-million of that money over the next several years, he said. Meantime .. the UW[...]

April 6th, 2011 - 12:57 pm § in Misc., UW

BREAKING NEWS: UW Faculty Announce Effort to Create a Union.

from AAUP listserv: Working Towards a Union for the UW faculty by Raya Fidel, Professor, Information School   The quality of faculty work life at the UW has deteriorated during the last decade.  Throughout the years the Faculty Senate has worked diligently to represent the faculty and it needs[...]

April 5th, 2011 - 6:29 am § in Misc., UW

Could the UW become WGU?

We already have a model that shows us what will happen as we privatize the UW and its sister elite public schools …. That model is the Seattle Public Schools. With the best of intentions, the progressive community has created a school system perceived by our city’s liberal and literate c[...]

March 24th, 2011 - 7:05 am § in Misc., UW

UW .. free online courses!

Last week The AVE reported on the online university called Western Governors University. A lot of our concern was that WGU courses are very expensive. This week we looked to see what free online course ware the Udub offers. This is just beginning, but very much worth a look and .. IT IS FREE! Enjoy![...]

March 23rd, 2011 - 3:39 pm § in Uncategorized

“You are so wrong!!” More on HB1822 and Western Governors

Here is Rep. Phyllis Kenney’s response to my email asking questions about HB1822 “You are so wrong!!” That may be, but I still can not get answers to my questions from her or from any other source that supports Western Governors University. a. What is WGU’s real graduation ra[...]