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News & announcements from December 2012

Spring 2013 Professional Development

Thursday, December 20th, 2012

See list of activities at GCC for Spring 2013 professional development.  See Five College area calendar for other events.


Liberal arts and workforce development

Thursday, December 20th, 2012

The value of Liberal Arts and Workforce skills continues to be in the news.  Revisit previous post.  One recent article focused on false promises and splits that are emerging between those who can go to college for Liberal Arts and those who are expected to get “training’.  More recently,  helping students learn ‘soft skills to ‘know’…


Technology and Activism

Tuesday, December 11th, 2012

More has been in the news lately about using podcasts, twitter, and skype in the classroom.  A recent article focuses on the use of twitter.  Another project is using social media to connect social justice activists.  Other student groups working with local labor unions use social media and old fashioned, hit the streets organizing efforts to…


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