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Two New Tools for Online Education & Training

Two New Tools for Online Education & Training

Inside Higher Ed has a piece on Apple’s iTunesU Course Manager.  The platform makes it ever more easy to create on-line offerings (and charge for them) through iPads.  Joshua Kim describes some of Course Manager’s most compelling features: iTunes U Course Manager is a web-based tool that allows anyone with an Apple ID to create […]

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US Manufacturing Jobs:  Why Economic Development Matters

US Manufacturing Jobs: Why Economic Development Matters

As indicated in a recent post, the New York Times ran a series about how Apple claimed in could never manufacture its products in the United State.  In his blog at the Foreign Policy website, former Reagan Administration trade representative Clyde Prestowitz has a different take on the matter. In the 1981-86 period I was […]

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Competing for Manufacturing Jobs:  Racing into the Darkness?

Competing for Manufacturing Jobs: Racing into the Darkness?

In case you missed it, Sunday’s New York Times had a front-page story on why the US has such a hard time competing for manufacturing jobs.  According to the article, here is a typical description of the problem as seen by Apple: Apple executives say that going overseas, at this point, is their only option. […]

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