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5 Active Reading Strategies for Textbook Assignments – College Info Geek

5 Active Reading Strategies for Textbook Assignments – College Info Geek

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Hey, what’s up? It’s Thomas Frank, and in this video we’re talking about active reading. Active reading is a method of reading a book with the intent of pulling something useful out of it. It’s different from passively going over the text once to experience it. Right off the bat I’m going to say there […]

College Textbooks

College Textbooks

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If there was one thing I remember about university, was how freaking tedious it was to acquire textbooks— let alone affordable ones. When I say affordable, I mean something that I can purchase and not immediately say “Wow! Guess who’s not eating for the next 17 days?” I always hated the start of a new […]

Open Education North Carolina

Open Education North Carolina

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(upbeat music) (bell rings) (cheering) (cash register rings) Open textbooks are a win-win. They’re a win for our faculty because our faculty get to offer our students a quality textbook, and they’re a win for our students because they’re free. We’re taking away that cost burden and offering them a quality textbook. Last year I […]

Education in Guatemala: Why support Cooperative for Education?

Education in Guatemala: Why support Cooperative for Education?

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College education is failing us all. Can we design something better?

College education is failing us all. Can we design something better?

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Fifty percent of high school students don’t go on to higher education. Of the 50 percent that do, 43 percent of them don’t graduate. Of those that do graduate the average graduation time is six years. The average age of a current college student today is about 25. And I think 25 percent of college […]

A Kingdom Approach to Social Outreach College-Level Course

A Kingdom Approach to Social Outreach College-Level Course

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I’m excited to talk to talk to you about a brand new course called A Kingdom Approach to Social Outreach. This college and seminary course is designed to give students a biblical and practical understanding of God’s view of the kingdom as it relates to impacting society. Sometimes theology is up in the air and […]