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Category: Higher Education


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 […]


Education Tech, Educational Stages, Higher Education

Can a ‘Family of Bots’ Reshape College Teaching?

April 13, 2018

Via: Ed Surge

Can college students tell the difference between a human teaching assistant and a chatbot? A Georgia Tech computer scientist has been pursuing that question for several years. And the answer has profound implications for the future of college teaching. Ashok […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

How can higher ed leaders survive the academy?

April 4, 2018

Via: Education Dive

When it comes to understanding the mental and physical health of administrators and faculty members, higher education still largely lacks the data to observe how stress impacts the job, studies find. In particular, higher education executives can feel the stress of […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

How higher ed leaders can generate productive conversations around race

April 2, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Institution leaders are increasingly realizing that as the makeup of incoming students becomes more socioeconomically, age and racially diverse — and controversial instances of free speech and student protests become more frequent within more politically engaged generations at the same […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Texas’s Big Bet on the Future of Higher Education

March 30, 2018

Via: Inside Higher Ed

The University of Texas System’s Regents made a big bet in an effort to tackle public higher education’s most pressing challenges: The completion challenge, the learning outcomes challenge, the equity challenge, and the business model challenge. If higher education is to […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

How to improve faculty and staff onboarding in higher ed

February 23, 2018

Via: eCampus News

The hiring and onboarding processes can be extremely complex for colleges and universities. Higher-education institutions often bring in hundreds of new employees every year—from professors to student workers to administrators to dining service personnel. Hiring and onboarding these employees can […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education, News

Illinois looks to shift pension, healthcare costs to K-12 schools, higher ed

February 22, 2018

Via: Education Dive

The stalemate over Illinois’ state budget has wreaked havoc on school districts and universities. Schools have operated without millions in expected funds with serious consequences for students and workers. As a result, furloughs, layoffs, and pay cuts have plagued universities […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

A new model for higher ed?

February 6, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Three years ago, Laureate Education lifted an obscure new class of corporations into the mainstream when it became the first public benefit corporation to sell shares on the stock market. Benefit corporations, as they are also called, are billed as […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

What higher ed leaders need to know about retention

February 2, 2018

Via: Education Dive

The broad picture of higher education retention and completion isn’t pretty — and as the federal government pushes to use an expanded student data set, experts say the numbers will get even worse. This is bad news for the industry, […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education, News

Is Amazon dipping into higher ed?

January 30, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Amazon has been popping into higher education conversations more often, as the company narrowed its list of now 20 cities where it could place its second headquarters — potentially creating a technology career hub for graduates in the chosen location. Microsoft […]