Tag: graduate students

Continuous Development, Educational Forms

What graduate students in the humanities should learn

July 14, 2022

Via: Inside Higher Ed

For my last semester of teaching this spring and as a prelude to retirement, I taught a graduate religion seminar. Except for a practicum on teaching higher education in the humanities, I had not taught a graduate class in 10 […]

Educational Stages, Higher Education

Graduate school applications rose 7.3% in fall 2020, report finds

October 19, 2021

Via: Higher Ed Dive

The council’s latest annual survey includes responses from 558 higher education institutions, which collectively enrolled more than 1.7 million graduate students. It bolsters previous data showing that graduate enrollment rose after the pandemic broke out while undergraduate enrollment suffered. Total […]

Educational Stages, Higher Education

Graduate Students Want to Solve ‘Wicked Problems.’ Are Universities Delivering?

October 13, 2021

Via: Ed Surge

Climate change. Social inequality. Civic responsibility. The major concerns of our time are “wicked problems”—complex challenges that lack clear disciplinary boundaries and that require unique, transdisciplinary perspectives to both meaningfully frame and address. Solving them may require training young scholars […]

Educational Stages, Higher Education

Can colleges enforce rules designed to prevent coronavirus spread?

July 9, 2020

Via: Education Dive

Purdue University’s plan to reopen this fall expects all community members to socially distance on and off campus. But more than 90% of staff, faculty, postdocs and graduate students think undergraduates won’t do it. That number comes from an early […]

Educational Stages, Higher Education

How to Think About Graduate School

June 17, 2020

Via: Inside Higher Ed

In our last post, we gave some advice for those starting a doctorate degree this coming fall. While PhD and EdD enrollments account for a relatively small proportion of 3 million graduate students enrolled in degree-granting postsecondary institutions, much of […]

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

How institutions can continue to attract international students

July 5, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Statistics supplied by the Council of Graduate Schools in 2018 show that for the first time since fall 2003 there has been a decline in graduate student enrollment. The organization said specifically, applications from prospective international graduate students declined by […]