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Tag: Educational Stages


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 […]


Educational Forms, Informal learning

The Future (Revisted) of Online Education

January 9, 2020

Via: Inside Higher Ed

Given the demands on students’ time and the pressure to increase credit accumulation, online education will certainly play a growing role in undergraduate as well as graduate and professional education. Many of those classes will offer a pale imitation of […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Districts weigh cutting gifted programs as inclusivity lags

October 11, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Districts around the country grapple with the problem of inequity in gifted programs. Many argue the problem isn’t that there are fewer low-income, minority gifted students, it’s that they often go unidentified. Whether it’s because they are in schools that […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

How can higher ed leaders survive the academy?

April 4, 2018

Via: Education Dive

When it comes to understanding the mental and physical health of administrators and faculty members, higher education still largely lacks the data to observe how stress impacts the job, studies find. In particular, higher education executives can feel the stress of […]


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Schools need industry input to help students connect learning to the real world

April 3, 2018

Via: Education Dive

While some students are true scholars who love learning for learning’s sake, most students are immensely practical. They don’t want to “waste” time and energy learning something they don’t see as relevant to their lives. This is why making real-world […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

How higher ed leaders can generate productive conversations around race

April 2, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Institution leaders are increasingly realizing that as the makeup of incoming students becomes more socioeconomically, age and racially diverse — and controversial instances of free speech and student protests become more frequent within more politically engaged generations at the same […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Texas’s Big Bet on the Future of Higher Education

March 30, 2018

Via: Inside Higher Ed

The University of Texas System’s Regents made a big bet in an effort to tackle public higher education’s most pressing challenges: The completion challenge, the learning outcomes challenge, the equity challenge, and the business model challenge. If higher education is to […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Growing minority student population contrasts largely white faculty

March 27, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Surveying faculty, increasing applicant pools with aggressive recruiting and making diversity a talking point are proven ways to increase the diversity of faculty and staff on campus, but they can be hard to implement. Building diversity requires more than just […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

How to improve faculty and staff onboarding in higher ed

February 23, 2018

Via: eCampus News

The hiring and onboarding processes can be extremely complex for colleges and universities. Higher-education institutions often bring in hundreds of new employees every year—from professors to student workers to administrators to dining service personnel. Hiring and onboarding these employees can […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

A new model for higher ed?

February 6, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Three years ago, Laureate Education lifted an obscure new class of corporations into the mainstream when it became the first public benefit corporation to sell shares on the stock market. Benefit corporations, as they are also called, are billed as […]