Select any of the MEd areas of specialization below for detailed information, admission deadlines and documents, and a list of graduate program advisors. The Master of Education in Adult and Post-Secondary Education program is designed to develop leadership in adult education in a wide variety of settings, including universities, community colleges, technical and vocational education, adult learning centres, business and industry and health and social services agencies. The Master of Education in Adult and Post-Secondary Education balances research, theory, policy and practice and is based on four primary components: a foundational knowledge base, a professional knowledge base, methodological knowledge base and experiential learning. We embrace the trend to use information and communication technologies for removing distance as a barrier to education, and making learning more accessible.
Shannon Garland - Columbia University Department of Music
Heterogeneous information and expectations; global games; self-fulfilling crises; business cycles; incomplete markets; fiscal and monetary policy. Human capital, schooling, and the economics of the family; applied econometrics; evaluation research methodology; program and policy evaluation. Human capital, skills training, and earnings inequality; "Contingent" and flexible work arrangements; Labor market impacts of technological change; Consequences of employment protection. Economic development, income distribution, evolutionary games, "herd behavior" in financial and other markets, a theory of misgovernance. Human resources in developing countries; educational choice; returns to education in Indonesia; nutrition in South Africa; industrial organization in developing countries; reputation effects; credit constraints. Game theory, industrial organization, learning, large population and spatial models, technology adoption, geographic concentration of industries, mutual funds. Industrial organization, applied econometrics, political economy, pharmaceuticals, e-commerce, event study methodology.
Claude E. Shannon: Founder of Information Theory
Edward Oakley Thorp born August 14, is an American mathematics professor, author, hedge fund manager, and blackjack researcher. He pioneered the modern applications of probability theory , including the harnessing of very small correlations for reliable financial gain. Thorp is the author of Beat the Dealer , which mathematically proved that the house advantage in blackjack could be overcome by card counting. Thorp received his Ph. He was a professor of mathematics from to at New Mexico State University , and then joined the University of California, Irvine where he was a professor of mathematics from to and a professor of mathematics and finance from to
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