Two Professors Want to Create “Consumer Reports” for EdTech Products

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This week, GigaOM reported that two professors, Aaron Chatterji from Duke and Benjamin Jones from Northwestern, submitted a proposal for a nonprofit called EDU STAR that could review and rate education tech tadalafilonline-genericrx products. Like Consumer Reports, the source would Continue reading

The “Van Wilder” Years Are Over: Students Weigh College Costs with DegreeCast

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DegreeCast is a search engine that helps students find the key information they need about college degree or certificate programs. While companies like Princeton Review and U.S. World & News Report are known for releasing rankings and basic college data, Continue reading

Do We Overreact to U.S. Education Rankings?

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Today on TechCrunch Gregory Ferenstein called into question the educational rankings that consistently list our nation lower than other countries. He argued that the United States has never ranked at the top of these tests since they were first implemented in Continue reading

Professor Ratings Sites Assist Higher Education Experiences

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We all know the story about grades – student takes class, student studies and completes assignments (hopefully), student gets a grade from the instructor – but what if we put that story in reverse? That’s exactly what college ratings sites Continue reading