Category: Educational Stages

Educational Stages, Higher Education, News

The key higher ed issues for states in 2018

January 18, 2018

Via: Education Dive

In a December convening around Higher Education Government Relations in San Diego, AASCU director of state relations and policy analysis Tom Harnisch called the tax bill “the wild card for state budgets.” While the final bill allows taxpayers to deduct […]

Educational Stages, Higher Education

Here’s why user experience is absolutely critical to higher education’s future

January 15, 2018

Via: eCampus News

Harnessing user experience is the most powerful tool higher-education institutions have to transform learning–but user-experience design is mostly foreign in higher education. Despite its sporadic use, user-experience design is, in fact, a critical part of the future of higher education, […]

Educational Stages, Higher Education

Florida bill would shake up state’s college system

January 12, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Florida joins a growing number of states looking to exert more power over how public colleges spend state funds. There is a mounting perception that administrative bloat and waste unnecessarily inflate higher education costs, a perception that is furthered by […]

Educational Stages, Higher Education

Across the country, higher ed enrollment shrinks for sixth straight year

January 5, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Undoubtedly, the slowdown in college enrollment combined with the erosion of government support has darkened the financial picture for many higher ed institutions. State dollars for public colleges hover near “historic lows,” and the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities […]

Educational Stages, Higher Education, News

What will the rollback of net neutrality mean for innovation in higher ed?

January 3, 2018

Via: Education Dive

While many in higher education circles think repeal of net neutrality will make it more difficult for institutions to access open educational resources and stream content at affordable prices, experts argue that the rollback will most likely impact entertainment platforms like Netflix […]

Educational Stages, Higher Education, News

Congress may ax crucial higher education programs

December 28, 2017

Via: AFT News

An equity-busting markup of the Higher Education Act is making its way through Congress, and education advocates, outraged by the barriers it would create, are rallying against it. “If rogue for-profit colleges and private lenders were to dream up a higher […]

Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Canadian school finds personalized success with co-teaching model

December 7, 2017

Via: Education Dive

As schools work to provide students with more personalized learning opportunities and a more active learning environment overall, the traditional classroom model will have to undergo seismic shifts. This can be a frightening prospect for administrators and teachers in the […]

Educational Stages, Other educational stages

K-12 And Higher Education Are Considered Separate Systems. What If They Converged?

December 6, 2017

Via: Ed Surge

Education in America is a tale of two systems. There’s K-12 education policy and practice, but a separate set of rules—and a separate culture—for higher education. A new book argues that it doesn’t have to be that way. In “The […]

Educational Stages, Higher Education

11 advantages of online learning software in higher ed

December 5, 2017

Via: eCampus News

There has never been a more exciting time to be associated with the education field. New technologies are allowing teachers and administrators to re-imagine pedagogical processes that have remained relatively static for hundreds of years. Innovative new approaches, bolstered by […]

Educational Stages, Preschool and Primary, Secondary Education

9 Back-to-School Tips for Parents and Students

September 22, 2017

Via: NY Times

Between the social-media-fueled pressure, college admissions madness and bullying culture, schools today can be a minefield. We collected some education-themed Op-Eds to help guide families as they settle into the new year. Teaching Peace in Elementary School Is your child […]