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Category: Higher Education


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Free tuition for two-year college students—but with a catch

May 22, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Colleges and universities are launching a variety of initiatives to propel young and adult learners to degree completion. Intrusive analytics and mentoring helped Middle Tennessee State University improve student learning outcomes, and community colleges nationwide are looking to reduce costs […]


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, 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, 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 […]