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Susie Vaks DePianto
education for everyone, everywhere
education for everyone, everywhere

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You can now find College Scorecard info from the U.S. Department of Education, like tuition and graduation & acceptance rates, in Search →

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800 scientist representing 80 countries around the world with the same conclusion, "... human influence on the climate system is clear and growing, with impacts observed across all continents and oceans."

Recent droughts have intensified, causing massive complications worldwide. There isn't any place for political agendas to lie to the public anymore for their own gain. The evidence is clear -- now we have to join forces to do what is best for humanity.

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Today, more than 229,000 Syrian refugees living in Jordan learned via text message that the U.N. food aid they rely on to survive is getting completely cut. PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE make a donation to The World Food Programme to continue giving food to these refugees.

Please spread the word and share this post.

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DOMA is dead... let's celebrate with the Golden Girls.
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Happy to support the Department of Education to build clearer career pathways for our Community College students. 

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Want to learn more about OERs, copyright and open licensing?  

Only one month left to reserve your seat for this free, online international workshop.  Join hundreds of participants from over 30 countries and register today. 

2012 is a significant year for OER. Celebrating the recent adoption of the 2012 Paris OER Declaration at the UNESCO World congress, the OER Foundation in collaboration with the COL & UNESCO-COL Chairs in OER and Creative Commons New Zealand will host another free online workshop on OERs and open licensing. Registrations are now open. 

Open content licensing for educators is a free online workshop designed for educators and students who want to learn more about open education resources, copyright, and creative commons licenses. 
When: 3 - 14 December 2012
Where: Online
Cost: Free
Registration: Open -- register today
Please share the gift of knowledge with friends and colleagues and invite them to register here:

The course uses a number of MOOC-like features and can therefore accommodate large numbers of participants. 

Share the gift of knowledge and spread the word through your networks. 

Feel free to download a poster for the OCL4Ed Workshop for local distribution.

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Very helpful and rules that I live by.

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Check out this great infographic on the impact of openly  licensing (OER) college textbooks in California.
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