Thursday, November 19, 2009

NEWS LINKS | Nov. 19, 2009


SBCTC NEWS LINKS | Articles about – and of interest to – Washington state community and technical colleges




 BTC receives federal grant to redesign adult basic education program

The Bellingham Herald, November 19, 2009


Catapult contest at Wenatchee Valley College

Wenatchee Valley College physics students will be hurling tennis balls from their ancient artillery Friday during the school's almost-annual catapult-building contest.

The Seattle Times, November 18, 2009


UWO collaborative project increases math skills in geology

At UW Oshkosh, associate geology professor Jennifer Wenner directs “The Math You Need, When You Need It” (TMYN) expansion project, funded by a $218,000 collaborative research grant from the National Science Foundation.  Wenner works with researchers at Highline Community College near Seattle who were awarded more than $280,000 to fund their portion of the project.

UW Oskosh Today, November 17, 2009





State's projected budget zooms to $2.6 billion

The Seattle Times, November 19, 2009


State budget's $2 billion hole will require deep cuts

The Everett Herald, November 19, 2009$2.billion.hole.will.require.deep.cuts


Editorial: State budget crisis calls for cooperation in Olympia

Tri-City Herald, November 19, 2009


Editorial: No Tax Increases: State budget woes would diminish if so much spending was not ‘protected'

The Vancouver Columbian, November 19, 2009





Staffing Up, Part Timers Down

Inside Higher Ed, November 19, 2009


Virtual Classrooms Could Create a Marketplace for Knowledge

The New York Times, November 6, 2009


Teacherless Classrooms: Can We?

Campus Technology, November 18, 2009





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