Education

Term to be applied to all education articles, not just Penn-specific articles or those dealing with higher education.

Blending Learning: Technology Helps Facilitate the Face-to-Face Experience

March 14, 2011

Andrew Atzert of the Wharton School comments on the blending of face-to-face and technological components in online learning.

Article Source: Financial Times

Penn Extends ‘Likely’ Letters (and Videos)

March 14, 2011

The Admissions Office is featured for the ‘likely’ letters and video that were sent to some applicants.

Article Source: New York Times

Black Colleges’ Success in STEM

March 8, 2011

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education shares her perspective on the role of STEM at historically black colleges and universities.

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Lauren Greenfield’s ”Girl Culture” at Penn’s Arthur Ross Gallery

PHILADELPHIA — “Girl Culture” opens at the University of Pennsylvania’s Arthur Ross Gallery on April 9. 

Featuring 50 color photographs of girls and young women from a range of ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds across the United States, “Girl Culture” explores girls’ relationships with their own bodies and popular culture. The images in this show examine contemporary life for girls, addressing topics such as sexuality, body image and weight-loss culture.

Part 1: Why Is College So Expensive?

March 4, 2011

Executive Vice President Craig Carnaroli comments on what contributes to the cost of a college education.

Article Source: CBS Radio
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“Civil Disabilities: Theory, Citizenship and the Body”

 

WHO & WHAT:           An interdisciplinary conference featuring leading scholars in disability studies whose research includes civic fitness, technology designed to assist people with disabilities, history, politics and education.