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Category: Educational Stages


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

Monopsony and Higher Education

April 10, 2018

Via: Inside Higher Ed

If there’s only one employer in town, the employee’s bargaining power is relatively low. That’s the empirical claim behind the idea that monopsony — a monopoly of demand for employees by a single employer in a given region or area […]


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

Growing minority student population contrasts largely white faculty

March 27, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Surveying faculty, increasing applicant pools with aggressive recruiting and making diversity a talking point are proven ways to increase the diversity of faculty and staff on campus, but they can be hard to implement. Building diversity requires more than just […]


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, Other educational stages

Creating the future of education

February 6, 2018

Via: eSchool News

The power to create the future of education technology is very appealing. The ability to fabricate and then implement a technological universe that could lead our future generations of learners might be our generation’s greatest achievement. If I were going […]