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Educational Forms, Informal learning

The right online learning experience will boost retention and engagement

November 28, 2022

Via: eCampus News

A recent National Student Clearinghouse Research Center report reveals that post-secondary enrollment continues to decline. Undergraduate enrollment alone saw a 9.4 percent drop from Spring 2020, resulting in nearly 1.4 million fewer undergrads than before the pandemic. Although the COVID-19 […]


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Analyzing the return on investment for online education

November 28, 2022

Via: Inside Higher Ed

Though higher education has historically been a reliable economic engine for individuals and the economy, college insiders have long failed to convey the industry’s value to students, parents, employers and policy makers who question the investment, Kathleen Ives and Deborah […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Combining Movement and Technology Enhances Learning

November 23, 2022

Via: EdTech Magazine

When students move around in a classroom, it opens up new levels of learning. Pairing that movement with technology amplifies the impact and improves student outcomes. As an educational technologist, I see how combining movement and technology is a powerful […]


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Holiday ransomware attacks hit education harder than other sectors

November 22, 2022

Via: K-12 Dive

With Thanksgiving break looming this weekend and the longer winter holiday break just around the corner, take note: The report found holidays and weekends make education and other sectors particularly susceptible to ransomware attacks because of typically skeletal staff working […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

How higher ed can turn the tide on enrollment and retention

November 22, 2022

Via: eCampus News

The recent decline in college enrollment across the country cannot be pinned on a single factor, but rather it represents the accumulated effect of multiple interconnected problems. With ongoing perceptions of mistrust in the efficacy of higher education, rising higher […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

5 science lessons that foster students’ social-emotional growth

November 21, 2022

Via: eSchool News

It’s been said, “If a child can do advanced math, speak three languages, or receive top grades, but can’t manage their emotions, practice conflict resolution, or handle stress, none of that other stuff is really going to matter.” As an […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

AI is the future–is your school ready to teach it?

November 21, 2022

Via: eCampus News

Artificial intelligence is one of the most important and transformative technologies of our time. From assisting pathologists and discovering new drugs to recommending products and automating entire factories, more and more organizations are adopting AI to solve some of the […]


Education Tech

New Data Tool Aims to Help Campus Leaders Examine Inequities

November 16, 2022

Via: Inside Higher Ed

The Sorenson Impact Center at the University of Utah’s David Eccles School of Business recently launched a new tool intended to help campus leaders, policy makers and other higher ed stakeholders explore student outcomes data at individual campuses and identify […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Learning Pathways for District-Wide Integration of Skills for Innovation

November 15, 2022

Via: Ed Surge

We are amidst a Fourth Industrial Revolution. Careers across all fields continue to become more integrated with, and dependent on, rapidly evolving digital technologies. K-12 learning opportunities must prepare students with the necessary skills to succeed in Industry 4.0. This […]


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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 […]


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Merger Watch: Mergers in higher education are global. Here are lessons for US colleges.

November 14, 2022

Via: Higher Ed Dive

Two of Japan’s most prestigious universities sign a pact to merge. Hundreds of students protest a decision to merge their university with two others in Yerevan, the Armenian capital. In Scotland, students and the wider community are being asked to […]


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New international student enrollment surged 80% last year

November 14, 2022

Via: Higher Ed Dive

The coronavirus pandemic battered international enrollment. In 2020-21 — the first full academic year of the health crisis — total numbers plummeted 15%, the largest year-over-year decline since IIE began tracking numbers over seven decades ago. Colleges often say they […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

More professors now embrace Wikipedia in the classroom

November 9, 2022

Via: Inside Higher Ed

About a decade ago, Amin Azzam, professor of psychiatry at the University of California, San Francisco, often told his medical students not to research health information on Wikipedia out of concern for the website’s reliability. But a student once looked […]


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6 ways to lower course materials costs for students

November 8, 2022

Via: eCampus News

After decades of rising course materials costs, students are finally feeling some relief. Yet even though spending on course materials is trending downward, textbook affordability continues to weigh heavy on students’ minds. Average student spending on course materials is the […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

Why so many colleges have been resetting their tuition

November 8, 2022

Via: Higher Ed Dive

Starting next academic year, Colby-Sawyer College will be decreasing tuition, but it’s not just shaving a few hundred dollars off its sticker price. The college is cutting its price from $46,364 to $17,500, a drop of more than 60%. The […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

We can teach math better–here’s how

November 7, 2022

Via: eSchool News

In 1997, the National Reading Panel issued a report on the findings of dozens of studies looking into the most effective methods of teaching and learning reading. The report offered specific recommendations for effective practices, such as intentional and explicit […]


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It takes all of us — college presidents, faculty and students — to cultivate a culture of free speech on campus

November 7, 2022

Via: Higher Ed Dive

Some 87% of college students say they favor free and open expression on campus, 84% believe the right to free speech is “critical in our democracy,” and 59% think that college should allow students to be “exposed to all types […]


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Hey teachers–what is your ‘why?’

November 2, 2022

Via: eSchool News

More than half of the teachers in the US are seriously considering leaving the profession earlier than planned. A number of factors have led to this, including Covid-19 learning interruptions, lack of resources and support for teachers, and more. Right […]


Education Tech

Supporting Districts to Develop Inclusive Computing Pathways

November 1, 2022

Via: Ed Surge

In North Salem Central School District, every student is encouraged to engage with computational thinking (CT) and computer science (CS). Aligning their efforts with the New York State Computer Science and Digital Fluency Standards and the Profile of a North […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

5 tips to craft better student learning experiences

November 1, 2022

Via: eCampus News

We live in a content-driven world. With just a few clicks of a mouse or taps on a device, you can find more content on any topic than can be consumed. Your learners know this. Today’s learners are tech savvy, […]