Tag: study


Universities struggle to capture data’s value, study finds

February 7, 2023

Via: eCampus News

Universities are literally awash in data. From administrative data offering information about students, faculty and staff, to research data on professors’ scholarly activities and even telemetric signals–the functional administrative data gathered remotely from wireless networks, security cameras and sensors in […]

Educational Forms, Formal Education

Study: Better Outcomes for Students in Corequisite Courses

January 11, 2023

Via: Inside Higher Ed

A recent study found that community college students earn degrees quicker and increase their earnings if they get extra help in credit-bearing courses rather than taking remedial courses. The seven-year study, conducted by scholars at Trinity College in Connecticut and […]

Educational Stages, Higher Education

What’s the state of the American college student?

January 6, 2023

Via: eCampus News

The pandemic forever changed higher education, ushering in more flexible learning options while also shining a spotlight on rampant inequities across the U.S. education system. Colleges and universities across the country are still feeling the effects, trying to weather the […]


More Than a Third of Student Affairs Workers Looking to Quit

November 17, 2022

Via: Inside Higher Ed

Thirty-seven percent of student affairs professionals are looking to leave their roles, according to research conducted by Skyfactor Benchworks, Macmillan Learning’s surveying arm, in partnership with the Southern Association for College Student Affairs. The study, which surveyed 324 student affairs […]


Anxiety higher for teachers than healthcare, office workers during pandemic

November 15, 2022

Via: K-12 Dive

The study did not examine reasons for teachers’ high anxiety levels. However, co-author Joseph Kush, an assistant psychology professor at James Madison University, said one theory is that healthcare workers are more experienced in working under extreme conditions. There also […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

Study Examines How Colleges Borrow During Times of Crisis

September 1, 2022

Via: Inside Higher Ed

How colleges use debt during times of crisis varies greatly depending on institutional characteristics, according to a new report from Ithaka S+R funded by the TIAA Institute. The study, released Wednesday, found that while historically Black colleges and universities tend […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

New study shows hybrid learning led to significant reduction in COVID-19 spread

April 29, 2022

Via: ScienceDaily

As communities continue a shift toward normalcy in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have helped quantify the effectiveness of one of the most commonly-debated mitigation measures taken across the country. A new […]

Educational Stages, Higher Education

Why Do Students Leave College Before Finishing? New Study Looks at Common Scenarios.

December 3, 2021

Via: Ed Surge

When a student stops out of college before getting a degree, the college should act fast if it wants to get them back. That’s because there’s a correlation between how long a student has been disengaged and the likelihood that […]

Educational Stages, Higher Education, News

The Study of Classics Is Changing

June 15, 2021

Via: Inside Higher Ed

Since the publication of a New York Times Magazine article in February, it might seem as if the academic discipline known as classics — the study of ancient Greeks and Romans — has become a mainstay of the national press […]

Educational Stages, Higher Education

Study links private college reopenings to international student enrollment

February 10, 2021

Via: Education Dive

Colleges weighed the dangers of reopening campuses during a pandemic with the need to generate tuition revenue, the paper suggests. The federal government threw another wrench into their fall plans when it announced that international students wouldn’t be allowed to […]

Educational Stages, Higher Education

A nudge and a discount helped bring students back to college, study finds

January 16, 2020

Via: Education Dive

The study split 27,028 former students into three groups. One received texts about the enrollment process and key deadlines, one received that information plus a tuition waiver for one course, and another was the control group. Noting that the process […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies, News

College students with friends with different worldviews are more tolerant, study finds

October 15, 2019

Via: Inside Higher Ed

At a time when many people are trying to figure out how to increase tolerance on college campuses (and elsewhere), the authors of a new study believe they have part of an answer: encourage students to make friends with people […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

Schools increasingly underfunded as state funding demand grows, study finds

August 13, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Six states that faced teacher strikes last year — Arizona, California, Colorado, North Carolina, Oklahoma and West Virginia — have had only small increases in education spending since the 1980s when compared to other states. State and local spending grew […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies, Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Study suggests nap time benefits high-schoolers, too

August 6, 2019

Via: Education Dive

The teenage years are not conducive to sleep. Homework, extra curricular activities and the need to make extra money from part-time jobs all cut into a teen’s sleep schedule. In addition, teens’ circadian rhythms are working against them. Their melatonin […]

Educational Stages, Higher Education

Student suspensions linked to further delinquency

July 12, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Students who were suspended from school between ages 12 and 18 are significantly more likely to report that they committed later offenses, such as assault, carrying a gun, selling drugs or theft. And students who experience multiple suspensions report higher […]


Study: Healthy school nutrition programs reduce student obesity

December 20, 2018

Via: Education Dive

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported that nearly one in five children ages 6 to 19 was obese in the 2015-16 academic year. Childhood obesity should be a concern, not only for school administrators, but also for citizens […]

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

Study shows support for low-income students pays off

June 18, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Last-dollar funding has advocates and detractors. A comparison by the Association of Community College Trustees says that it does not help to pay extra costs besides tuition and room and board associated with college attendance unlike first-dollar support. Researchers have […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Study: Free school meals can improve students’ health

May 7, 2018

Via: Education Dive

CEP participation has been increasing since it was introduced in 2014-15, from 14,000 schools in 2,200 districts to 18,800 schools in almost 3,000 districts the following year, according to the study. In addition to relieving schools of the need to […]

Continuous Development, Educational Forms

Study Tips Backed By Science

May 23, 2017

Via: Edudemic

When we think of “studying,” we probably have similar images in mind: long, endless hours sitting in the same spot, pouring over the same material, trying almost desperately to commit it to memory. These tedious study methods are often seen […]

Education Tech

3 blossoming fields of study with massive potential

March 22, 2017

Via: eCampus News

As students become more concerned with leveraging their postsecondary education for entry into the job market, colleges and universities must look beyond traditional fields of study to ones that directly lead to future-ready careers. Future-ready, or future-proof, careers refer to […]