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Education Tech

When it comes to student engagement, support, and success, technology matters

September 23, 2021

Via: eCampus News

It’s been nearly a year and a half since COVID first discombobulated higher education and put in motion major technology changes relatively overnight. One could argue such changes were record-breaking in an industry that prefers to move much slower by […]


News

Manchin Just Downsized the Democrats’ Massive Education Spending Plans

September 22, 2021

Via: Education Next

Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., may have just blown a gaping hole in the education community’s hopes for supersized new federal outlays. Here’s the deal: Democrats control a 50-50 U.S. Senate by dint of Vice President Harris’ tie-breaking vote, when they […]


Educational Forms, Formal Education

The broken clock: How we get time wrong in education

September 22, 2021

Via: eCampus News

The education establishment seems to think that time is a tangible asset. State legislatures mete out requirements based on minutes of classroom time as a measure of accountability. In higher education, we have the holy contact hour. Amazingly, those dictating […]


Continuous Development, Educational Forms

Reminding Congress of Workforce Education

September 20, 2021

Via: Inside Higher Ed

Democrats in Congress are seeking to send billions of dollars in new funding to community colleges to support free two-year postsecondary education for students, but that could leave job-focused education behind in the process if policy makers aren’t careful, according […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

How is your campus supporting marginalized students?

September 20, 2021

Via: eCampus News

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, racial injustice, and social unrest are disproportionately felt by marginalized students. These communities are more vulnerable in emergencies, and higher education institutions need to support them appropriately to ensure no one is overlooked. In […]


News

Young libertarians protest vaccine mandates on campus

September 9, 2021

Via: Inside Higher Ed

When Virginia Tech announced in June that it would require students to be vaccinated against COVID-19, Ben Walls, a junior multimedia journalism student, was upset. As co-president of the Virginia Tech Young Americans for Liberty, a youth libertarian organization with […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Higher Ed Labor United Plans ‘Fall of Action’

September 9, 2021

Via: Inside Higher Ed

Higher Ed Labor United, a new coalition of labor unions and groups, this week launched a “Fall of Action” in support of federal funding for higher education and a larger plan to “transform” postsecondary education. Members of the coalition, who […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

4 ways to improve adult learners’ experiences

September 3, 2021

Via: eCampus News

A study captures the voices of adult learners and highlights ways higher education institutions can help them navigate unique challenges and provide needed support now and in the future. Between August and October 2020, the University of Missouri-Kansas City’s Urban […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Is Curriculum-Mapping Becoming a Priority for Online College Programs?

September 2, 2021

Via: Ed Surge

Back in 2017, a startup named Coursetune began selling software tailored to a very particular niche: designing curriculum. How that company has grown and changed says a lot about the growth of online programs in higher education. The biggest change […]


Education Tech

The role of no-code in back-to-school safety

September 2, 2021

Via: eSchool News

The next challenge for educators as we emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic is safely returning to in-person learning. After over a year of forced shutdowns and adoption of an online workforce and remote learning, the logistics of safely returning to […]