Monday, December 28, 2009

NEWS LINKS | Dec. 28, 2009

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




Economy boosts appeal of two-year colleges

The News Tribune, December 28, 2009 (Bates TC, Clover Park TC, Pierce, Tacoma CC)


[Lower Columbia College] offers early-retirement program

Longview Daily News, December 27, 2009


Low interest spurs Heritage withdrawal from [Wenatchee Valley College]

Wenatchee World, December 26, 2009


Clark County animal lovers give dogs the freedom of mobility

The Columbian, December 25, 2009 (Clark College ABE instructor Katy Washburne)


Clark College receives ARRA dollars for training

The Daily Insider [third story], December 23, 2009


Job-hunting is a headache even in healthcare
Seattle Times, December 16, 2009 (Shoreline CC)


Global reach: State department program helps students, opens dialogue for diplomacy

Community College Journal, December 2009/January 2010 (Highline CC)




Hybrid Education 2.0

Researchers at Carnegie Mellon have developed an online learning environment that could make lecture halls -- if not professors -- obsolete.

Inside Higher Ed, December 28, 2009


Performance (De-)Funding

Building on system for allocating money for higher education, Indiana imposes budget cuts based partly on individual colleges' efficiency.

Inside Higher Ed, December 28, 2009



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