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Pros and Cons of Attending a Christian College

Pros and Cons of Attending a Christian College

John Mark Reynolds wrote an insightful post at the Patheos Philosophical Fragments blog entitled Why You Should Attend a Christian College – And Why You Should Not. Reynolds, a professor at Biola University and a graduate of both Christian and secular institutions, offers five reasons to attend a Christian college, three reasons not to, and a number of questions that a prospective student should ask before choosing a college, regardless of type.

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Jason D. Baker

Twitter Hashtags for Education

Twitter Hashtags for Education

The signal to noise ratio in Twitter can get quite low; however, if you know how to search, Twitter can be a great resource to find information that you might otherwise miss.  One of the best ways of finding such gems is to use relevant thematic hashtags.  To assist, the folks over at TeachThought have developed a helpful resource entitled The Complete Guide To Twitter Hashtags For Education.

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Jason D. Baker

Calvin Launches Digital Research Center for Reformation Studies

Calvin Launches Digital Research Center for Reformation Studies

According to a Christian Newswire Press Release, Calvin Theological Seminary is launching "a research center devoted to developing digital tools, resources, and scholarship focused on the religious reformations of the early modern era, particularly arising out of the Protestant Reformation of the 16th century."  The Junius Institute for Digital Reformation Research "is conceived as a forum to promote research into the Reformation and post-Reformation periods, covering the 16th to the 18th centuries, through the use of digital tools, skills, and resources."

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Anahid Boghosian

Mobile Usage Growing

A telephone survey was conducted by Princeton Survey Research Associates International among 2,252 adults ages 18 and older. The survey showed a growth in the usage of mobile devices among adults since last year. 

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Anahid Boghosian

Electronic Book Readers Prohibited By ADA

The Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Department of Education (DOE) sent out letters to colleges and universities regarding electronic book readers.  Due to not having a text-to-speech function, these devices are "not accessible to students who are blind or have low vision." 

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