28 août 2016

Bringing male students back to college

University Business LogoBy Aaron Mahl. Recent research studies have begun to recognize males as a new “at-risk” population. Achieving gender balance means different things to different institutions. More...

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Meeting new college students’ digital expectations

University Business LogoBy Karine Joly. If you work in higher ed digital marketing or communications, you’ve likely heard about the annual College-Bound Student E-Expectations Survey. Launched 11 years ago, this comprehensive research has become a critical piece of marketing intelligence. More...

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Higher ed transitions require a positive outlook

University Business LogoBy Elizabeth L. Paul. The university is in transition—in a good way—and that likely is the new normal given the dynamic challenges facing many higher ed institutions now. More...

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Overcoming six challenges encountered in adopting adaptive learning

University Business LogoBy Barb Freda. Adaptive learning, which brings the benefits of one-on-one tutoring to large numbers of students with instruction tailored to the learner, has garnered attention since the 1970s. More...

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Family Nights at Des Moines Area Community College, Urban Campus: At a glance

University Business LogoBy Melissa Ezarik. Community leaders and current Des Moines Area Community College students are often involved in planning and sharing stories. At the end of the evening, a scholarship drawing is held. More...

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Universities must protect PhDs doing risky fieldwork. Here’s how

http://static.guim.co.uk/static/c55907932af8ee96c21b7d89a9ebeedb4602fbbf/common/images/logos/the-guardian/news.gifBy. Civil unrest, violence, corrupt local officials – doing research abroad means facing risks. PhD students talk about the support they need. More...

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Students don’t mind studying dead white men, but they want dead women too

http://static.guim.co.uk/static/c55907932af8ee96c21b7d89a9ebeedb4602fbbf/common/images/logos/the-guardian/news.gifBy. If your only contact with the university system is what you see reported in certain media, you have probably been doing a lot of headshaking about campus life. Controversial speakers are being disinvited; students are avoiding lectures on challenging topics, in fear of trauma; and they are refusing to read the poetry of dead white men. More...

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Is speed reading a waste of time?

http://static.guim.co.uk/static/c55907932af8ee96c21b7d89a9ebeedb4602fbbf/common/images/logos/the-guardian/news.gifBy. Lots of apps promise to accelerate the way you take in information, but researchers raise questions about how much is retained. More...

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English universities to raise tuition fees for first time since they trebled

http://static.guim.co.uk/static/c55907932af8ee96c21b7d89a9ebeedb4602fbbf/common/images/logos/the-guardian/news.gifBy. Universities in England have started telling potential students that their tuition fees will go up across the board from next year, the first rise since fees were nearly trebled to £9,000 in 2012. More...

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Students not applying to top universities despite cash incentives – study

http://static.guim.co.uk/static/c55907932af8ee96c21b7d89a9ebeedb4602fbbf/common/images/logos/the-guardian/news.gifBy. Ucas poll finds many do not consider going to higher tariff institutions, with offers of vouchers worth £500 having little effect. More...

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