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Bookmarks tagged with “university”

  1. Deep Springs College - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    26 students, no fees, isolated location, students and staff all work on the ranch/farm. (via The New York Review of Books)

  2. Seth’s Blog: Textbook rant

    Why textbooks prescribed for college courses are a bad thing: “They are expensive … They don’t make change … They don’t sell the topic … They are incredibly impractical.” (via Preoccupations)

  3. Times Higher Education - All the privileged must have prizes

    About teaching at Harvard and the sense of entitlement the kids there have. (via Kottke)

  4. The American Scholar - The Disadvantages of an Elite Education - By William Deresiewicz

    Great measured rant about what Ivy League educated kids are missing out on. (via Kottke)

  5. Colleges and Universities - Education and Schools - Engineering - Technology - Science - New York Times

    Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering sounds different in a good way. “Learning the skill of how to learn is more important than trying to fill every possible cup of knowledge in every possible discipline.” (via Blech)

  6. Russell davies: studying graphic design

    Lots of advice in the comments about where to do a graphic design degree (no recommendations for UWE where I went…).

  7. Blog.pmarca.com: The Pmarca Guide to Career Planning, part 2: Skills and education

    Marc Andreesen’s interesting guide to what you should study at college if you’re Marc Andreesen. (via Rodcorp)

  8. Bristol school of art media & design - UWE Bristol - Major Redevelopment for Bower Ashton Campus

    My old college is having a £11.5 million makeover. I can’t work out if our old “giraffe house” building is to be replaced or not.

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