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Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies, Education Tech

These Educators Are Using Personalized Learning to Think Differently About Teaching

August 2, 2018

Via: Ed Surge

The familiar comment on education is that it hasn’t changed in a hundred years. However, pioneering educators have been thinking more critically about what schools should look like and how we can better cater to the needs of all students […]


Education Tech

What are the top trends in ed tech?

July 25, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Experts have noted that colleges acquire abundant data, as the Educausereport suggests, but should coordinate the compilation and use of it better. They are, however, finding new uses for it, including in admissions recruitment and monitoring student activity to predict […]


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

Americans overwhelmingly support higher education funding, report shows

July 19, 2018

Via: Education Dive

With regard to the way higher education helps society and individuals, the survey found that about 83% of respondents thought it contributed to scientific advances, while about three quarters believe it contributes to a graduate’s personal wealth and success or […]


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, […]


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 […]


Education Tech, Educational Stages, Higher Education

High school grads want job skills next, survey shows

June 26, 2018

Via: Education Dive

That report comes at a time when other research is showing, however, that declining community college enrollment may continue, according to Inside Higher Education, which quotes a researcher as saying that two-year schools have a “major problem coming very fast.” […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Is automation disrupting higher education?

June 19, 2018

Via: Education Dive

The workplace of the future will be marked by unprecedentedly advanced technologies, as well as a focus on incorporating artificially intelligent algorithms of automation to drive higher levels of production with fewer resources. Employers and education stakeholders, noting the reality […]