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In higher ed, tech’s now a ‘must-have,’ not a ‘nice-to-have’

October 9, 2018

Category: Education Tech

More sophisticated higher education learning tools promise to fundamentally change how instructors teach and students learn. Some instructors worry that new technologies may diminish their roles, or will be too difficult to integrate. But many others have moved ahead with […]


A new conversation about online schools

October 3, 2018

As our world, workforce, and culture continue to transform with more equitable access to technology and tools, so, too, must education systems transform in order to prepare a new generation of scholars, leaders, and colleagues. When it comes to supporting […]


ITT trustee sues Ed Department, lenders to help pay $1.5B in claims

September 24, 2018

For-profit colleges in recent years have been the subject of controversy — at first drawing criticism and stricter regulations from the Obama administration for alleged unfair marketing and loan practices and, at times, the poor quality of the instruction. More […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Public confidence in higher education continues to fall

October 10, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Another recent national survey from public radio station WGBH and Abt Associates indicated that while most adults have a favorable view of higher education, a partisan split is evident. Three-quarters (77%) of respondents said college campuses have a liberal bias, […]


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Competency-based education may not be a new concept

October 10, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Competency-based education, which goes hand in hand with personalized learning, has recently been introduced as a new concept, but it has many traces to previous frameworks and policy proposals. The root of the idea comes from a central — and […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Cal State system is dropping remedial classes

October 9, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Colleges rethinking the role of remedial classes will have to consider the amount of time students are willing to spend in college as well as the costs of developmental and supplemental classes. A report on remedial education from the Center […]