The news that professors at a University of Maryland campus will receive bulletproof whiteboards commanded readers' attention this week, despite news that LinkedIn launched University Pages. MOOCs continued making waves as a group of feminist professors unveiled an alternative focusing on female contributions to technology and scholarly debate continued over their capabilities. Check out our feature on 5 ways Common Core could impact higher ed and more in this week's most read education news.
- Professors on Maryland campus getting bulletproof whiteboards: Saying campus violence is a "reality," school plans to spend $60,000.
- 5 ways Common Core could impact higher ed: If the new academic standards for high school succeed, college could look very different.
- What will revolutionize higher ed? Not MOOCs: One professor says MOOCs get all the attention, but 'big data' will foster the true revolution.
- More than 200 universities launch LinkedIn pages: University Pages are the professional networking site's latest rollout since dropping its minimum age to 14.
- Feminist MOOC alternative aims to highlight women in technology: Say hello to online learning's newest acronym: DOCC.
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