Tag: higher education

Educational Stages, Higher Education

Public confidence in higher education continues to fall

October 10, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Another recent national survey from public radio station WGBH and Abt Associates indicated that while most adults have a favorable view of higher education, a partisan split is evident. Three-quarters (77%) of respondents said college campuses have a liberal bias, […]

Education Tech

In higher ed, tech’s now a ‘must-have,’ not a ‘nice-to-have’

October 9, 2018

Via: Education Dive

More sophisticated higher education learning tools promise to fundamentally change how instructors teach and students learn. Some instructors worry that new technologies may diminish their roles, or will be too difficult to integrate. But many others have moved ahead with […]

Educational Stages, Higher Education, Uncategorized

Report: Colleges need more time to fill their incoming classes

September 25, 2018

Via: Education Dive

This year’s survey captures data on several pressing issues facing admissions and enrollment management leaders, including attracting international students and out-of-control waiting lists. The decline in international student enrollment is driven by several factors, according to the Pew Charitable Trusts’ […]

Educational Stages, Higher Education

Apprenticeship program helping nurses get bachelor’s degrees

September 7, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Apprenticeships were viewed favorably by education and labor officials under the Obama administration, but they have received even more attention from the Trump administration. Apprenticeships use private-sector support to make up for declining state and federal government funding for higher […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies, Education Tech

These Educators Are Using Personalized Learning to Think Differently About Teaching

August 2, 2018

Via: Ed Surge

The familiar comment on education is that it hasn’t changed in a hundred years. However, pioneering educators have been thinking more critically about what schools should look like and how we can better cater to the needs of all students […]

Education Tech

What are the top trends in ed tech?

July 25, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Experts have noted that colleges acquire abundant data, as the Educausereport suggests, but should coordinate the compilation and use of it better. They are, however, finding new uses for it, including in admissions recruitment and monitoring student activity to predict […]

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

Americans overwhelmingly support higher education funding, report shows

July 19, 2018

Via: Education Dive

With regard to the way higher education helps society and individuals, the survey found that about 83% of respondents thought it contributed to scientific advances, while about three quarters believe it contributes to a graduate’s personal wealth and success or […]

Educational Stages, Higher Education

College trains sophomores on how to land a job

July 12, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Hendrix College President Bill Tsutsui says the practical workshop is in line with his philosophy that liberal arts institutions don’t need to dramatically change what they offer to produce job-ready graduates, but should provide skills that help in the workplace. […]

Educational Stages, Higher Education, News

6 higher ed leaders sound off about diversity and civility on campus

July 11, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Diversity and civility as concepts have been difficult for higher education to reconcile. There are varying definitions on each, and the terms can be politically loaded. For some, they represent an attempt at blanketed oppression. As the U.S. population becomes […]

Education Tech, Educational Stages, Higher Education

Study: Key to boosting student outcomes might be emphasis on cultural learning

July 10, 2018

Via: Education Dive

The idea that culturally relevant teaching materials can help students connect better with the curriculum is not a new one. Experts across K-12 and higher education have shown, for example, when it comes to the types of texts instructors use, […]