Selected Articles: David Nagel
David Nagel is editorial director, education for 1105 Media's Public Sector Media Group. The articles listed below represent a sampling of his recent work. To find the 1,000 most recent articles by David, please use our online search tool
Denying that it violated its students' free speech rights, Yale is standing by its decision to block a student site that offered an alternative to the university's own course planning tool. But Mary Miller, dean of Yale College, has admitted that the incident could have been handled better.
The Obama administration is asking colleges and universities for new ideas related to college affordability and technologies to advance student learning at all levels.
OpenStax College, a nonprofit organization operating out of Rice University, has released its sixth free textbook in electronic format: Introductory Statistics.
The San Diego Supercomputer Center has built a Linux cluster around Raspberry Pi devices as part of an effort to help kids and adults learn about parallel computing.
Federal funding for university research and development has fallen off for the first time since 1974. Two agencies accounted for the decline.
Businesses and nonprofit organizations increased their contributions to higher education R&D in fiscal 2012 while state and federal contributions dipped.
Following six months of development, Moodle HQ has released a major update to the open source learning management system Moodle.
Across-the-board cuts in federal spending have already had "immediate, detrimental effects" on research universities, including losses in personnel, a diminished capacity for purchasing equipment, a drop in productivity and cuts to research programs. And it's having a serious, negative impact on students as well, according to a new report.
Intel has acquired Kno, the education software and e-textbook platform developer.
Through a partnership with Khan Academy, the J. Paul Getty Museum is expanding its open educational content program.