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Author: Cara Riverso
Publisher: College Prowler
Keywords: institute, polytechnic, rensselaer
Number of Pages: 116
Published: 2011-03-15
ISBN-10: 1427405395
ISBN-13: 9781427405395

College guides written by students for students.Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Students Tell It Like It IsThis insider guide to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, NY, features more than 160 pages of in-depth information, including student reviews, rankings across 20 campus life topics, and insider tips from students on campus. Written by a student at RPI, this guidebook gives you the inside scoop on everything from academics and nightlife to housing and the meal plan. Read both the good and the bad and discover if RPI is right for you.One of nearly 500 College Prowler guides, this RPI
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Author: OECD
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Keywords: education, reviews, policies, national, finland, polytechnic
Number of Pages: 232
Published: 2003-05-26
ISBN-10: 9264199403
ISBN-13: 9789264199408

In the early 1990s, in the midst of a major economic slump, the Finnish government embarked on a strategy to re-mold Finland into a knowledge society. This report prepared for the OECD by an independent group of experts raises issues of fees for higher education, examines strategies for internationalisation of higher education, addresses issues of governance and accountability in higher education and offers advice on how the new system could be strengthened further.
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Author: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Develop
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Keywords: finland, education, polytechnic
Number of Pages: 222
Published: 2003-05
ISBN-10: 926419939X
ISBN-13: 9789264199392

In the early 1990s, in the midst of a major economic slump, the Finnish government embarked on a strategy to re-mold Finland into a knowledge society. A key element in this strategy was to raise the knowledge and skill levels of the population by doubling higher education enrolments by the end of the century. Recognising that it would be neither affordable nor desirable to double traditional university enrolments, the government created a new sector of higher education with a different content, degree structure, and governance from universities -- the "Ammattikorkeakoulut" (polytechnics). This
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Author: Diana A. Drysdale
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: institutions, higher, education, affecting, violence, attacks, targeted, campus
Number of Pages: 40
Published: 2010-10
ISBN-10: 143793448X
ISBN-13: 9781437934489

On April 16, 2007, Seung Hui Cho, 23, a student at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University ("Virginia Tech") in Blacksburg, Virginia, carried out what would become one of the deadliest school shootings in the world. Around 7:15 a.m., Cho fatally shot a female student in her dormitory room in West Ambler Johnston Residential Hall and then shot the building's residential advisor. Approximately two-and-a-half hours later, Cho entered Norris Hall, a lecture building, and shot numerous students and faculty before killing himself. In total, Cho killed 32 (27 students and five faculty mem
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