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Fishing 101

Submitted by Madison Sandy on February 12, 2016 - 12:00am

The concept of the master learner is at the forefront of many team members’ minds. ASU helps people become capable of learning anything. Such people can then be problem-solvers and community assets under any circumstances. A central question is: what makes a master learner? 

We the Persons

Submitted by Madison Sandy on February 7, 2016 - 12:00am

The age of averages is ending.

This shift is so fundamental that if you only read one book this year, it should be Todd Rose’s The End of Average: How We Succeed in a World That Values Sameness. Rose explains how we invented the mental model of the “average person” and how we are steadily overcoming the inadequacies and errors of that model. The rise of individualism, or more accurately, the return to individualism, is entirely changing our approach to education, medicine, employment, and more.

The Cake Under the Icing

Submitted by Madison Sandy on December 17, 2015 - 12:00am

‘Tis the season for lists! It is the time of year when we log what we have done, what we need to do, what we have, and what we want. We at ASU are proud to top the 2015 U.S. News list of Most Innovative Schools. The joy of our achievements further inspires us to continue our mission: advancing quality, accessibility, and impact in higher education.

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