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“People know how to take a course. But they need to learn how to learn.”

“People know how to take a course. But they need to learn how to learn.”

That quote from John Leutner, head of global learning at Xerox summarizes the conclusion of a piece in the Washington Post.  We just posted about how US society has come to view higher education in terms of vocational traning rather than personal development.  The WaPo article points out that recent research suggests this may be […]

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Maryland is “Fast Tracking” Transit-Oriented Development

Maryland is “Fast Tracking” Transit-Oriented Development

The Washington Post recently reported that Maryland is looking to knock a least a year of the time for getting  approvals for transit-oriented development (TOD) in Prince George’s County, Maryland: Luring new jobs and businesses has been one of County Executive Rushern L. Baker III’s top priorities as he tries to expand the county’s commercial […]

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China’s Worldwide Talent Search

China’s Worldwide Talent Search

This from a recent article by Vivek  Wadhwa in the Washington Post: Chinese research labs have long had difficulty recruiting qualified workers to perform necessary research and development, and its corporations struggle to find competent managers. The situation will likely get worse as China’s high-tech industries grow and it increases its national R&D spending from […]

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