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Category: Higher Education


Education Tech, Educational Stages, Higher Education, Secondary Education

The digitization of the classroom

July 17, 2018

Via: Education Dive

The rise of digitalization in schools across the world means that ‘traditional’ teaching is evolving, and technologies are taking over classrooms. Consistently engaging students is a challenging task for even the most experienced educators, and there is now a plethora […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Higher K-12 proficiency standards haven’t bred higher test scores

July 17, 2018

Via: Education Dive

This recent analysis of the 2017 proficiency standards and test data published by Education Next adds another dimension to the testing dilemma with its finding that higher proficiency standards do not equate to a rise in test scores. Schools need […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics, Educational Stages, Higher Education

4 things every aspiring college president needs to know

July 16, 2018

Via: Education Dive

“I was not interested in being a college president. The first time I had been contacted about it, I said I don’t know if I’m smart enough to be a college president, but I’m smart enough not to want to […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Summer Reading: Tips for strategically managing free speech on campus

July 13, 2018

Via: Education Dive

This summer, Education Dive is providing readers with a compilation of stories published during the past year that provide solutions to challenges facing colleges and universities nationwide. Next up — effective ways to handle free speech on campus issues. 6 […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

College trains sophomores on how to land a job

July 12, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Hendrix College President Bill Tsutsui says the practical workshop is in line with his philosophy that liberal arts institutions don’t need to dramatically change what they offer to produce job-ready graduates, but should provide skills that help in the workplace. […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education, News

6 higher ed leaders sound off about diversity and civility on campus

July 11, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Diversity and civility as concepts have been difficult for higher education to reconcile. There are varying definitions on each, and the terms can be politically loaded. For some, they represent an attempt at blanketed oppression. As the U.S. population becomes […]


Education Tech, Educational Stages, Higher Education

Study: Key to boosting student outcomes might be emphasis on cultural learning

July 10, 2018

Via: Education Dive

The idea that culturally relevant teaching materials can help students connect better with the curriculum is not a new one. Experts across K-12 and higher education have shown, for example, when it comes to the types of texts instructors use, […]


Education Tech, Educational Stages, Higher Education

One small college moves online — carefully

July 6, 2018

Via: Education Dive

The Muhlenberg group also recommended that digital learning efforts fit with the institution’s mission and reinforce the college’s reputation as a liberal arts college, but with a digital presence. It also suggested that the university collaborate with other institutions and […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics, Educational Stages, Higher Education

Tackling grade inflation

July 6, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Grade inflation in higher education has become an issue in the U.S. over about the last 50 years. One 2017 report proposing solutions to the problem noted that despite the impression that college students have heavy work loads, researchers found […]


Education Tech, Educational Stages, Higher Education

Online course development made easy?

July 5, 2018

Via: Education Dive

An expert in online learning recently suggested that colleges need to avoid the “shiny new object syndrome” when it comes to learning management systems. Sasha Thackaberry, assistant vice president for academic technology and new course models at Southern New Hampshire […]