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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 […]


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

How institutions can continue to attract international students

July 5, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Statistics supplied by the Council of Graduate Schools in 2018 show that for the first time since fall 2003 there has been a decline in graduate student enrollment. The organization said specifically, applications from prospective international graduate students declined by […]


Education Tech, Educational Stages, Higher Education

Helping students choose appropriate online courses

July 2, 2018

Via: Education Dive

With regard to expectations, the group suggests students find out about the history of the course provider, the specific skills or knowledge that will be gained, the type of students who have been, or are, participating and the flexibility of […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

New approaches to boosting faculty member diversity

June 28, 2018

Via: Education Dive

In its 2017 report, the National Center for Education Statistics showed 83% of the full professors in postsecondary colleges were white, 10% were Asian/Pacific Islander, 4% were black, and 3% were Hispanic in 2015. The number of minority professors has […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education, News

Abundant data on campuses should be refined and shared

June 28, 2018

Via: Education Dive

At the University of Arizona, Susda Ram, a professor of management information systems and director of the university’s Center for Business Intelligence and Analytics, has developed an initiative he hopes will use data to prevent students from dropping out, which […]


Education Tech, Educational Stages, Higher Education

6 strategies for a successful college merger

June 27, 2018

Via: Education Dive

A report from TIAA suggests the merger process may be more costly and difficult than some colleges expect, and financial gains typically take more time than anticipated to materialize. The trend toward mergers was evident when Connecticut officials recently approved […]