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James Altucher’s “What I Learned About Life After Interviewing 80 Highly Successful People”

January 21, 2015

  Check out this piece. It’s by writer James Altucher about lessons he’s learned about life and business through his interviews with very successful people. In addition to writing, James interviews highly successful and interesting people for his podcast. It’s worth … Continue reading

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Free Community College Debate

January 20, 2015

New America has an interesting podcast that discusses the free community college announcement from the White House and the NCAA. It is part of a segment called Higher Ed Happy Hour, hosted by Kevin Carey, Andrew Kelly from AEI, and … Continue reading

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(PODCAST): Sue Talley’s story and the role of women in IT

January 16, 2015

In this episode of Education Matters, I spoke with Dr. Sue Talley, Capella’s dean of technology. Sue’s journey into information technology is unique, as she actually started her career as a high school English teacher. It’s a good story – Sue worked … Continue reading

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(PODCAST): Introducing the Education Matters podcast

January 14, 2015

The Education Matters blog is getting a new partner in 2015: the Education Matters podcast! Why a podcast? I’ve been a big fan of podcasts for years… Bill Simmons, Mark Maron, Effectively Wild, Nerdist, the Orvis Fly-Fishing podcast, etc. It’s … Continue reading

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Capella approved to participate in latest round of experimental sites

January 13, 2015

This round of experimental sites, announced in July, will allow at least 40 colleges to experiment with competency-based education and prior learning assessment, granting them a waiver from certain rules that govern federal financial aid. Capella was approved by the … Continue reading

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