26 août 2016

Visiting Students

By Matt Reed. Summer classes are different at community colleges. Most basically, they tend to feature a lot more “visiting” students. More...

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25 août 2016

Cracking the Glass Ceiling on Who Can Represent the Many

HomeBy Judith S. White. Hillary Clinton’s comment at the Democratic convention suggests we might be entering an era in which women can see ourselves represented in many diverse champions, writes Judith S. White. Read more...

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Send First-Gen Students to Grad School

HomeBy Paula M. Krebs. Many students, especially those who are the first in their families to attend college, need help from faculty members to think about what happens next, argues Paula M. Krebs. Read more...

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US: scepticism remains as Coalition Application set to roll out

By Sara Custer. A new online platform for applying to universities in the US will roll out this autumn with the aim of improving access to higher education. More...

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Canada: four weeks in, VEC teachers’ strike continues

By Ann-Kathrin Pohlers. A teachers’ strike at Vancouver English Centre that began four weeks ago following a long-running debate over pay and the collection of biometric data shows no sign of letting up. More...

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A Platform to Monitor Learning

HomeBy Carl Straumsheim. Philadelphia-based start-up Yellowdig is betting it can help students connect with their peers -- and faculty members understand what captures students' attention. Read more...

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24 août 2016

Ed-Tech Stamp of Approval

HomeBy Carl Straumsheim. Complete College America launches an awards program to recognize technology companies that can deliver on their promises. Read more...

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Coding Goes Mainstream

HomeBy Maxine Joselow. Traditional colleges including Northeastern University and Bellevue College are entering the coding boot camp market by partnering with boot camp providers or by creating their own programs. Read more...

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The Right to Ban Arms

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. With lawsuit seeking the right to keep guns out of their classrooms, three UT Austin professors try to reshape the debate over campus carry. Read more...

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U of Mississippi Band Will No Longer Play 'Dixie'

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. The University of Mississippi, which has been gradually moving away from Confederate symbols that once were dominant on its campus, has decided that its marching band will no longer play "Dixie," Mississippi Today reported. Read more...

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