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Education Tech

Can Edtech Close the Talent and Workforce Gap in Cybersecurity?

January 14, 2021

Via: Ed Surge

How we protect our data is more important than ever. Attacks on high-value entities, including big businesses and federal government agencies, regularly make headlines. Schools are increasingly targeted as well. Just last month, the FBI, CISA and MS-ISAC issued a […]


News

Ole Miss Doubles Down on Professor’s Termination

January 12, 2021

Via: Inside Higher Ed

The University of Mississippi is moving ahead with its termination of Garrett Felber, assistant professor of history, its provost said in a formal response to the American Historical Association. The group inquired about Felber’s controversial termination, which many of his […]


News

The Adjunctification of Gen Ed

January 12, 2021

Via: Inside Higher Ed

I owe a debt of thanks to George T. Karnezis, who made a sage observation in response to my review of Derek Bok’s Higher Expectations: if colleges and universities are serious about lower-division instruction, why do they relegate the responsibility […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics, News

Biden to Extend Pause on Student Loan Payments

January 11, 2021

Via: Inside Higher Ed

As expected, President-elect Joe Biden will, upon taking office Jan. 20, instruct the Education Department to continue the pause excusing student loan borrowers from making payments, a top economic adviser in the incoming administration said. David Kamin, who will be […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Opening Campuses During Pandemic Sent Virus Cases Soaring in Communities, CDC Reports

January 8, 2021

Via: Ed Surge

What is the health cost of opening college campuses during a pandemic, for students and the broader community? New data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention finally offers an answer to the question that has plagued higher ed […]


Educational Forms, Informal learning

Why it’s critical for higher education to think digital

January 4, 2021

Via: eCampus News

Higher education is changing dramatically amid the COVID-19 pandemic, and institutions are tasked with finding a new way forward. Many institutions have seen declining enrollment numbers driven by a large number of freshman choosing to defer enrollment and many international […]


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

2020 Showed That Colleges Don’t Have Revenue Problems. They Have Funding Shortfalls.

December 30, 2020

Via: Ed Surge

As the year ends, one of the bigger higher education stories of the moment is Mackenzie Davis (née Bezos) gifting tens of millions of dollars to numerous low-endowment colleges and universities, most specifically HBCUs. These gifts—$30 million to Winston-Salem State, […]


Editorial

How to navigate the new academic year: from online to in-person

December 30, 2020

Via: Diana Beverly Ross

The image of a professor giving lectures in front of a hall packed with students is not uncommon. It’s part of the academy ideal. But this year, things have changed, as the pandemic has significantly impacted universities and learners across […]


News

7 big trends in education for 2020

December 29, 2020

Via: eCampus News

A few years from now, we may look back at 2020 and recognize a watershed moment for education. With many schools facing increasing danger from changing demographics, we’re at a point where some of the business models underlying higher education […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Is face-to-face learning always better than online learning?

December 24, 2020

Via: eCampus News

Much of the recent argument raging about reopening schools rests on the quality of online instruction. That’s understandable. However, there’s much about online instruction that remains misunderstood. It’s time to change that… In my 50-year teaching career, I had the […]