Category: Educational Stages

Educational Stages, Higher Education

For Free Community College, Online Learning Isn’t Always Part of the Recipe for Success

May 18, 2018

Via: Ed Surge

Free community college programs are springing up around the country, aiming to bring more students to local higher-ed institutions. But several colleges experimenting with such programs are avoiding a tactic that other public institutions are increasingly using to boost numbers: […]

Education Tech, Educational Stages, Higher Education

6 big-impact technologies on the higher-ed horizon

May 16, 2018

Via: eCampus News

Analytics technologies, makerspaces, and redesigning learning spaces are just a few of the numerous technology developments and trends outlined in a preview of the forthcoming annual Horizon Report. The Horizon Report was on shaky ground after the New Media Consortium […]

Educational Stages, News, Secondary Education

4-year graduation percentage hits record

May 11, 2018

Via: Education Week

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — State education officials say the percentage of Louisiana students graduating from high school in four years has hit an all-time high. It was 78.1 percent in 2017, up from 77 percent a year earlier. The […]

Educational Stages, Higher Education

Pushing for gender equality in higher ed leadership

May 9, 2018

Via: Education Dive

In 2018, women have galvanized en masse demanding gender equality in the workplace, which has sparked discussions in every industry. While the topic has been the focus of discussion in the academic community for quite some time, there is a […]

Continuous Development, Educational Forms, Educational Stages, Higher Education

3 proven ways to improve higher-ed collaboration

May 7, 2018

Via: eCampus News

Collaboration across departments has been identified as the fundamental differentiator in achieving strategic objectives in not only the business community but also in higher education. Today’s challenging higher-ed environment can benefit from more collaboration, particularly between IT, business, and finance […]

Educational Stages, Higher Education

4 best practices around diversity and inclusion in higher ed

April 27, 2018

Via: eCampus News

The next generation of employees will be more diverse than ever before, and that’s a great thing for business. According to a McKinsey & Co. study, companies with greater ethnic diversity are 35 percent more likely to have better financial […]

Educational Forms, Educational Stages, Higher Education, Informal learning

Does high-impact learning help students graduate?

April 26, 2018

Via: Education Dive

It is difficult to assess the effectiveness of any teaching, as different schools and professors can always be judged for different approaches to different types of students in any given course. But there is a value in understanding the ways […]

Educational Stages, Higher Education

Teaching in the Era of Bots: Students Need Humans Now More Than Ever

April 25, 2018

Via: Ed Surge

In recent years, technology has played a significant role in reshaping the landscape of college teaching, and it will surely continue to do so. But the groundswell of artificial intelligence (AI) that surrounds us marks a particularly fragile moment for […]

Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Survey: Just over half of middle, high school students feel safe at school

April 24, 2018

Via: Education Dive

As schools expand efforts to incorporate more student voice in efforts to improve school climate, surveys such as these can be an important tool in creating conversations with students about how to improve their perceptions of safety. The survey report […]

Educational Stages, Higher Education

New Report Sheds Light on Higher Ed’s Innovation Challenges

April 18, 2018

Via: Ed Surge

A new report surveying academic administrators released Wednesday by the Online Learning Consortium and Learning House sheds some insight on innovation challenges at higher education institutions. Among the report’s findings are that 91 percent of the administrators responding to the […]