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Saylor.org: Free Education

The tag line of the Saylor website is "Harnessing Technology to Make Education Free." The site is the brainchild of MIT graduate and founder of MicroStrategy, Michael Saylor. Visitors will find that this online education resource is a little different than some other websites that offer free online courses. Although Saylor.org does not grant degrees, students can download a certificate of...

https://www.saylor.org/
The JASON Project

The JASON Project was started by Dr. Robert D. Ballard in 1989, and its primary goal is to connect "students with scientists and researchers in real-and near-real time, virtually and physically, to provide mentored, authentic and enriching science learning experiences." Visitors will need to create a free profile to get started here, but the process only takes a couple of minutes. The Curriculum...

https://jason.org/
Fashion Institute of Technology: Teaching & Learning Resources

Located in New York City, the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) is known for its excellent programs in fashion design, marketing, and related fields. What people may not know is that FIT also has a great collection of materials for teachers, courtesy of its Center for Excellence in Teaching. The site includes sections such as Printable Resources, Syllabus and Student Learning Outcomes, and...

http://www.fitnyc.edu/cet/resources/
Bowling Green State University: Resources from the Center for Teaching and Learning

The Center for Teaching and Learning at Bowling Green State University was created in 1996 as part of a community building exercise at this prominent institution in Ohio. Visitors to this site will learn that the Center provides a range of services for students and faculty, and that many of these resources can be used by people in institutions across the United States. The Center Resources area...

https://www.bgsu.edu/a-z-links.html
Blogs: The Chronicle of Higher Education

The Chronicle of Higher Education has developed a wide range of blogs over the past few years, and this site brings them together in one place for the curious public. The Complete Chronicle Blog Guide is a must-visit for new visitors. Here visitors can learn about the contents of each blog and its general thematic focus. In total, there are sixteen blogs, including "Next," "ProfHacker," and...

https://www.chronicle.com/section/Blogs/164
Rand Corporation: Education and the Arts

One of the RAND Corporation's broad portfolio of research areas is education and the arts. Their research in this area includes work on assessment and accountability, choice-based and standards-based school reform, vocational training, and the value of arts education and policy. The archive accessible here includes over 1200 reports, research briefs, periodicals, and commentary pieces. First-time...

https://www.rand.org/topics/education-and-literacy.html
The Wallace Foundation

Based in New York, the Wallace Foundation is a national philanthropy that seeks "to improve education and enrichment for disadvantaged children." Visitors to their website can learn more about their outreach and research programs through their Primary Topics area. Here, they can read about recent findings that deal with the importance of strong school leaderships, informal learning outside of the...

https://www.wallacefoundation.org/pages/default.aspx
Launchings

Professor David Bressoud teaches at Macalester College in St. Paul, Minnesota and he is a former president of the Mathematical Association of America (MAA). It is fitting that he writes a monthly column for the MAA and given his own research interests, it is appropriate that it deals with studies of mathematics pedagogy and related subjects. Visitors can look through each month's column and they...

http://launchings.blogspot.com/
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