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Category: Higher Education


Continuous Development, Educational Forms, Educational Stages, Higher Education

How to bring structure to nondegree credentials

August 13, 2019

Via: Education Dive

“There’s so much concern about getting a job and hedging your bets in this labor market that people are willing to … risk a lot of money on these kinds of credentials,” Michelle Van Noy, associate director of Rutgers’ Education […]


Educational Forms, Educational Stages, Higher Education, Informal learning

2U slows growth plans citing rise in competition for online education

July 31, 2019

Via: Education Dive

“(The) decline and program-specific issues we talked about so much over the past year were masking this broader trend of the mainstreaming of online education,” 2U CEO Chip Paucek told analysts. “In 2008, there were very few high-quality online options. […]


Education Tech, Educational Stages, Higher Education

4 applications for VR in higher education

July 26, 2019

Via: eCampus News

Virtual reality (VR) is continuing to grow in both popularity and accessibility. And more and more higher education institutions are embracing VR technology. According to Internet2’s 2018 VR/AR in Research and Education Study, 28% of higher education institutions are integrating […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

3 creative ways to connect global learning and SEL

July 22, 2019

Via: eSchool News

There’s a lot of conversation these days around the concepts of global learning and SEL (social-emotional learning). Both are vital approaches to helping students grow into fully engaged young people, and there are creative ways teachers can combine global learning […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Educational intelligence begins with connecting campus data

July 16, 2019

Via: Education Dive

As higher education institutions increasingly seek the data needed to support student success and demonstrate institutional effectiveness, they have turned to purpose-built software focused on particular areas, such as assessment or curriculum management. Each of these software systems answers a […]


Education Tech, Educational Stages, Higher Education

7 examples of digital transformation in higher education

July 15, 2019

Via: eCampus News

Everything around us is rapidly going digital. Once manual processes are now handled by intelligent and efficient machines, while phone operators and secretaries are being replaced by computers and digital means of communication. You can book a trip, order dinner, […]


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 […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Community college transfer students net impressive graduation rates

July 11, 2019

Via: eCampus News

Community college transfer students who enroll in certain four-year institutions perform just as well–and in some cases, better than–their peers who enrolled right from high school. The report from the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation shows that while community college transfer […]


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

23 colleges and groups get $183.8M to expand apprenticeships

June 27, 2019

Via: Education Dive

The Trump administration sees apprenticeships as a way to help fill open jobs, which outnumber the count of unemployed workers. The three fields selected for the apprenticeships all face steep worker shortfalls. The U.S. manufacturing industry could have up to […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Report: SAT-only college admissions would hamper diversity

June 25, 2019

Via: Education Dive

The report’s authors say their findings provide more evidence in favor of a holistic and transparent college admissions process. “In the wake of the college admissions scandal, our thought experiment tested whether removing legacy and social capital from the admissions […]