Education

8:00pm

Mon October 1, 2012
Cultural, Community, Information

American Radio Works: Keyboard College

How Technology is Revolutionizing Higher Education
Airs Monday, October 1 at 8:00 p.m.
  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.

8:00pm

Mon September 17, 2012
Cultural, Community, Information

American Radio Works: Preparing Kids for College

Airs Mondaym, September 17 at 8:00 pm.  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.

7:35am

Thu April 12, 2012
Commentary

What Was I Thinking with Brian O'Nuanain 4/12/2012

Commentator Brian O'Nuanain shares his perspectives about the school reforms being debated in Baton Rouge 

8:40am

Mon January 23, 2012
Local

LSU Shreveport professor studies hate group activity

The journal Criminal Justice Studies will publish research by LSU Shreveport criminal justice professor W. Chris Hale on domestic hate groups and their Web-based activity.

10:08am

Thu January 12, 2012
Local

Refuge opens "green" visitor's center focused on education

U.S. Rep. John Fleming (R-Shreveport) speaks at the ribbon cutting ceremony for the Red River National Wildlife Refuge's $3.8 million visitor and education center.

The Red River National Wildlife Refuge's new 9,000-square-foot facility will be a launch pad for refuge activities, including hiking, bird watching and berry picking. Officials say thousands of schoolchildren will use the refuge's new educational wing.

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