MIT.nano: Education

MIT.nano: Education

[Music] To fully understand something, you have to use it, play with it, or work with it with your hands, outside of the classroom. It is one thing to go college and learn a lot of equations and to understand it on a theoretical level and to say, “I’ve seen this.” It is something else

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UWA Vice-Chancellor on Higher Education reform

UWA Vice-Chancellor on Higher Education reform

Hello, my name’s Paul Johnson. I’m the Vice-Chancellor at The University of Western Australia, and in this short video I’m going to talk about the higher education reform that’s currently being discussed in Parliament. It’s fundamental reform; it’s proposing reductions in government funding,deregulation of fees, the opening-up of higher education to new providers, and increasing

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What is Health Services Management?

What is Health Services Management?

Hi, I’m Susan McClernon, faculty director of the Health Services Management program at the University of Minnesota. Health care continues to be one of the largest areas of growth in hiring in the United States. 13% of all U.S. jobs are in health care, and it is projected the U.S. will add 5.6 million health

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Mathematics at MIT

Mathematics at MIT

Many people think that they don’t like math and they think its hard, they think its very formal, they think it doesn’t say anything to them about their lives or something that they enjoy. But in fact I believe that the ability to appreciate math lies in everybody. For example, for me, Mathematics is just

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Temple Increases Access to Higher Education

Temple Increases Access to Higher Education

Temple has a historic mission which is stemming from Russell Conwell’s notion of finding students that have the capacity to succeed but don’t always have the opportunity. The Transformational Planning Grant allows us to provide the support systems and to think through the innovative ways in which we’re going to have to give students the

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