Marysville deaths show need to reach troubled teens online (Seattle Times)

By Claudia Rowe Seattle Times staff reporter The school shooting in Marysville and its aftermath offer a stark look into how distressed teens use social media to share problems they might previously have discussed with a school counselor. Increasingly, Facebook, Tumblr and similar websites are trying to meet young people where they live. Thank you for … Read moreMarysville deaths show need to reach troubled teens online (Seattle Times)

Greek 393: Greek Comedy — Week 8

Tomorrow, November 5, at 7 p.m. EDT, Sunoikisis will host the course Greek 393: Greek Comedy via Google Hangouts. To watch the live broadcast, see the YouTube video below. “Gender in Comedy” Polyxeni Strolonga Primary Readings English: Lysistrata Greek: Ecclesiazusae 460-572 (831 words) Secondary Readings Froma I. Zeitlin, “Utopia and myth in Aristophanes’ Ecclesiazusae,” inContextualizing Classics: Ideology, Performance, Dialogue, edited by … Read moreGreek 393: Greek Comedy — Week 8

U. of Texas System Spearheads ‘Mobile-First’ Competency-Based Courses (Chronicle)

November 4, 2014 by Andy Thomason The University of Texas system announced on Monday it was creating a competency-based education program that will offer courses students can take on mobile devices, for fields that most need graduates statewide, such as medical sciences. The program, which will start in 2015, is the first of its kind in the … Read moreU. of Texas System Spearheads ‘Mobile-First’ Competency-Based Courses (Chronicle)