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California’s new governor has a pricey plan for its colleges

November 12, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Newsom is not alone among governors facing challenges to their plans for higher education, but his plight brings to light two of the most significant issues faced by officials in higher education and state government: low levels of state funding […]


News

New governors have big plans for higher ed, but funding woes remain

November 9, 2018

Via: Education Dive

In addition to the gubernatorial races, several key ballot initiatives proved favorable for higher education at the polls this week. Among them were bonds for infrastructure improvements, general funding increases and a free college measure. And a newly won Democratic […]


Education Tech

Don’t Forget the Role of Humans in Those Tech-Driven ‘Student Success’ Efforts

November 6, 2018

Via: The Chronicle of Higher Education

I’m Goldie Blumenstyk, a senior writer at The Chronicle of Higher Education covering innovation in and around academe. Subscribe here. Here’s what I’m thinking about this week: The human factor. When more than 10,000 people converge for higher education’s largest […]


Education Tech

How artificial intelligence and virtual reality are changing higher ed instruction

November 2, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI) and virtual reality (VR) are rapidly expanding opportunities for teaching and learning, and they are giving college administrators new and different ways to track student outcomes. To learn more about the impact of these […]


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 […]