Tag: higher education


European exchange students face chaos

March 27, 2020

Via: Inside Higher Ed

Exchange students have been left stranded across Europe by the coronavirus pandemic, as flights are canceled and borders erected amid mixed signals over whether to stay or go, according to student groups. There are fears for the mental well-being of […]

Education Tech, Educational Stages, Higher Education

Universities’ role in race to develop vaccine for the coronavirus

March 4, 2020

Via: Inside Higher Ed

Universities across the country are part of the urgent effort to research the virus SARS-CoV-2 and the disease it causes, COVID-19, together colloquially called the coronavirus. Globally, the virus has infected over 90,000 people and resulted in over 3,000 deaths, […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

Title IX debate complicates push for Higher Education Act reauthorization

February 18, 2020

Via: Inside Higher Ed

Any deal to update the law governing federal student aid would have to overcome concerns about the highly charged new rule U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is about to release on what colleges are required do about allegations of sexual […]

Educational Forms, Formal Education

Understanding adult learners is a major campus priority

February 7, 2020

Via: eCampus News

Adults are quickly taking over a larger and larger part of the student population at colleges and universities–and understanding adult learners is key to institutional success. The idea of the “traditional student,” who graduates high school and enrolls in a […]


California Considers Permitting Students Excused Mental Health Days

January 23, 2020

Via: MindShift

Parents, educators and clinicians are seeing an alarming increase in mental health problems among young people. Various national surveys show the rates of depression, anxiety, and suicide on the rise, but what to do about it is less clear. In […]

Continuous Development, Educational Forms

Colleges Must Offer More Than Industry Certification

December 16, 2019

Via: The Chronicle of Higher Education

Career and technical education is a vital component to the local economy. However, post-secondary institutions offering the community an industry certification in lieu of college credit are disenfranchising the economy. The letter “Colleges Should Still Embrace Knowledge for its Own […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

Ed Dept flags compliance issues with troubled accreditor ACICS

December 10, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Democratic lawmakers and higher education pundits have long criticized ACICS for poorly monitoring the institutions under its purview. ACICS managed two high-profile for-profit college chains, Corinthian Colleges and ITT Technical Institute, which collapsed in 2015 and 2016, respectively. This launched […]

Educational Stages, Higher Education

Making Research Books More ‘Discoverable’ Online

December 9, 2019

Via: Ed Surge

If a dissertation rolls off the presses, and no one reads it, does it make a difference? It’s a quandary no freshly minted PhD wants to ponder. Yet the longform research typical to disciplines like English, history and sociology can […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

5 tips to help students feel connected on campus

December 5, 2019

Via: eCampus News

Students who report a strong sense of belonging at their college or university typically do better in school, and a new survey points to five key steps schools can take to support students’ mental health and success. This sense of […]

Educational Forms, Formal Education

Amicus briefs support Virginia transgender student Gavin Grimm’s case following appeal

December 2, 2019

Via: Education Dive

The U.S. Supreme Court was set to hear Grimm’s case in early 2017, but it was sent back to the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals to be reconsidered after the Trump administration rescinded the U.S. Department of Education’s Obama-era guidance […]