Most everyone knows what TED Talks are. The talks are so popular that many cities, including colleges and universities, host their own TED conferences and education talks. And TED Talks for higher education in particular offer wisdom and insight.

The talks range from inspiring to humorous and cautionary, but there’s something we can learn from each speaker’s experience.

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Here, we’ve gathered a handful of TED Talks for higher education. From college access and math to learning how to debate and build creative confidence, these TED Talks touch on a variety of topics.

Some are a couple years old, and others are brand new, but they all have one thing in common: they’ll get you thinking about higher education’s place in society, its future, and what learning truly means.

About the Author:

Laura Ascione

Laura Ascione is the Managing Editor, Content Services at eSchool Media. She is a graduate of the University of Maryland's prestigious Philip Merrill College of Journalism. Find Laura on Twitter: @eSN_Laura

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