Category: Higher Education

Educational Stages, Higher Education

NYU adds hub to connect, educate construction industry

February 15, 2019

Via: Education Dive

The implementation of new technology will likely factor into the relationships forged at IDC. As an industry, construction has been slow to take up new technology. That’s changing in part from collaborations between higher ed and the private sector that […]

Educational Stages, Higher Education

Your Niche Is Not Enough

February 12, 2019

Via: The Chronicle of Higher Education

In higher education, everyone is looking for a niche — to be that flower that stands out from the others in a meadow. For some institutions, like Dartmouth or Duke, it’s a spin on elite status. For others, it’s a […]

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

Colleges vary widely in reliance on state support, report says

February 8, 2019

Via: Education Dive

The Moody’s analysis is based on data from a Grapevine report released earlier this year that showed state support for higher education increased by 3.7% from the 2017-18 to the 2018-19 fiscal years. While an overall increase is positive for […]

Educational Stages, Higher Education

To draw low-income students, colleges advertise affordability

February 5, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Students are leaving financial aid dollars on the table. That’s preventing some from enrolling in colleges they don’t realize they can afford. “Often they don’t know, or are confused by, the options,” said James Applegate, a visiting professor at the […]

Education Tech, Educational Stages, Higher Education

Giving a nudge: How digital alerts can keep students on track

January 15, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Сolleges have the ability to gather more student data than ever before, and with that information comes the pressure to put it to good use. Nudges, when done right, are proving up to that task. Nudging is a concept that […]

Educational Stages, Higher Education, News

In the News: No Penalty for Western Governors – by Education Next

January 14, 2019

Via: Education Next

The Department of Education announced on Friday that Western Governors University, one of the largest online universities, would not be found out of compliance with federal student aid requirements and would not be forced to return student aid funds. As […]

Educational Stages, Higher Education

University Data Science Programs Turn to Ethics and the Humanities

January 11, 2019

Via: Ed Surge

Data scientist Mark Madsen has been programming and crunching data long before buzzwords like artificial intelligence and machine learning were common. So when the field really started expanding around 2010, Madsen, who works near Portland, Ore., began receiving requests from […]

Educational Stages, Higher Education

EdSurge HigherEd Year in Review: Our Top Higher Education Stories of 2018

December 28, 2018

Via: Ed Surge

As students and faculty alike take some well-deserved rest and reflect over the holidays, we’re taking a look back at what stories you read and shared the most over the last year. While not quite the “Year of the MOOC,” […]

Educational Stages, Higher Education

In 2019, Let’s Bring the Community Back to College.

December 18, 2018

Via: Ed Surge

Community colleges have long served the U.S. by providing access to career and technical training, as well as quality education in the liberal arts, mathematics and sciences. Much has changed since the humble beginnings of community colleges, though. Now, as […]

Educational Stages, Higher Education

Report: What high school students look for in a college

November 20, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Public and private colleges are focusing on one of those wish-list items in particular: cost. Responding to consumer weariness of tuition price increases, some are underway with a host of “free college” efforts to reduce the sticker price through fundraising […]