American Radio Works http://redriverradio.org en American Radio Works: Keyboard College http://redriverradio.org/post/american-radio-works-keyboard-college <p><strong>How Technology is Revolutionizing Higher Education<br>Airs Monday, October 1 at 8:00 p.m.</strong>&nbsp; Digital technologies and the Internet are changing how many Americans go to college. From online learning to simulation programs to smart-machine mentors, the 21st century student will be taught in fundamentally new ways. In this documentary, American RadioWorks host Stephen Smith asks whether these innovations can help more people get access to higher education and bring down the cost of college without sacrificing learning. Tue, 02 Oct 2012 01:00:00 +0000 Stephen Smith 17380 at http://redriverradio.org American Radio Works: Keyboard College American Radio Works: The Rise of Phoenix http://redriverradio.org/post/american-radio-works-rise-phoenix <p><strong>Airs Monday, September 24 at 8:00 p.m.</strong>&nbsp; In this documentary, American RadioWorks correspondent Emily Hanford examines the history and influence of the University of Phoenix, one of the nation's largest colleges, and explores how Phoenix and other for-profits are shaping the future of education. Tue, 25 Sep 2012 01:00:00 +0000 Emily Hanford 17381 at http://redriverradio.org American Radio Works: The Rise of Phoenix American Radio Works: Preparing Kids for College http://redriverradio.org/post/american-radio-works-preparing-kids-college <p><strong>Airs Mondaym, September 17 at 8:00 pm.</strong>&nbsp; More people are going to college than ever before, but a lot of them aren't finishing. The problem is especially profound among low-income students. Only nine percent complete a bachelor's degree by age 24. Why are so many students quitting, and what leads a few to beat the odds and make it through? In this documentary, American RadioWorks correspondent Emily Hanford introduces us to young people trying to break into the middle class, teachers trying to increase their chances, and researchers investigating the nature of persistence. Tue, 18 Sep 2012 01:00:00 +0000 Emily Hanford 17164 at http://redriverradio.org American Radio Works: Preparing Kids for College