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Educational Stages, Higher Education

Strategies for disabled learners are effective for everyone

September 5, 2017

Via: Education Dive

Realizing that the needs of students with learning disabilities do not deviate wholly from the needs of all students is the first step in ensuring equity at all levels of education. Rather than “othering” students with learning challenges, finding ways […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

Financial woes continue to plague colleges of all sizes

September 5, 2017

Via: Education Dive

There are numerous potential options for school leaders to consider in the face of growing deficits and declining enrollment. Many small universities are reconsidering their mission to expand the number of potential enrollees. Small, selective colleges with sterling reputations may […]


News

How universities can use big data to land grads careers

September 1, 2017

Via: eCampus News

Over the past few weeks, graduation ceremonies have been taking place all over the world. This is an exciting time for everyone in higher education, as institutions and communities recognize their students’ academic achievements. While every guest speaker will laud […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

The top 5 disruptive technologies in higher ed

August 30, 2017

Via: eCampus News

Despite Higher Ed’s reputation for being slow to adapt, it is undeniable how disruptive certain technologies have been in recent years. The Internet of Things (IoT), augmented reality, and advancements in online learning have changed the way universities reach prospective […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

How to Navigate Public-Private Partnerships in Higher Ed

August 29, 2017

Via: The RAND Blog

Less than a decade ago, doubts abounded about the role of online learning in traditional colleges and universities. Today, the online revolution continues to explode. Purdue University’s recent deal to buy the largely virtual Kaplan University is only the latest […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

How are higher ed institutions rethinking layouts to facilitate active learning?

August 29, 2017

Via: Education Dive

Colleges and universities have increasingly looked outside of the box when it comes to learning spaces in recent years. Part of this shift in design thinking has come amid an effort to provide students with spaces that more closely resemble […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Higher ed should focus more on teacher effectiveness, professor argues

August 28, 2017

Via: Education Dive

If department chairs and deans mandate productive assessments of teacher effectiveness, it may not only help professors improve their approach, but can also serve as a new consideration criteria for promotion. Being able to offer empirical evidence for students, parents […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Education Technology Vendors in Higher Ed: Friends or Foes?

July 7, 2017

Via: Ed Surge

During recent interviews with education technology decision-makers at institutions of higher education, I was struck by the sometimes extreme views formed about vendors during the process of procuring tools to support teaching and learning. Company representatives are anathema to some, […]


Educational Forms, Informal learning

How experiential learning helps students own their future

July 5, 2017

Via: Education Dive

Passion and purpose. One drives students’ ability and eagerness to learn. The other can keep them wavering in life to no end. As an educator and father, I’ve been quick to notice that my students and even my own children, […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Interdisciplinary systems promote sustainability in higher ed

June 7, 2017

Via: Education Dive

Throughout rural Southern India, agricultural development is getting a boost from a line of irrigation and sprinkler products that was first developed far away in Minnesota. Called MyRain, the company was launched in 2012 by a business graduate and engineering […]