10 mai 2018

OPM Market May Be Growing, But It’s Not Without Chaos

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "mfeldstein.com logo"By . There has been growing interest in the Online Program Management (OPM) market, as more schools try to develop a strategy and revenue model for online programs (particularly for master's level), and as 2U continues its rapid rise in the stock market (with a nearly $4.8 billion market cap). More...

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Rio Salado College As Exemplar: A critical external view

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "mfeldstein.com logo"By . How can the use of digital technologies in postsecondary education impact students’ access to education, student outcomes, and the return on investment for students and institutions? What are the biggest challenges for an institution seeking to implement high-quality digital learning opportunities? What promising practices enable an institution to achieve impact at a larger scale. More...

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In Education, Gulf Women Don’t Focus on Jobs

Al Fanar

Women in Arab Gulf countries are enthusiastic about higher education, but seek it for the sake of personal fulfillment and not in the expectation of getting professional qualifications, according to a study presented at a conference here last month. More...

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Patterns of Disease Are Changing in the Arab World

Al Fanar

As the Arab world has become more prosperous in recent decades, the number of people dying from contagious diseases has fallen. But the death rate from non-infectious diseases, such as diabetes and cancer, has risen sharply. More...

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American Studies Gets an Arab Twist

Al Fanar

When Eid Mohamed visited the United States for the first time, he had a firm set of beliefs about what America is and who Americans are. The minute he stepped into the superpower nation, his convictions started falling apart. More...

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Syrian Higher Education Faces a Long Recovery

Al Fanar

Following is an edited version of an article that first appeared on the website Syria in Depth, a project that mentors and trains young Syrian journalists. Related articles by Al-Fanar Media’s reporting team include “Studying Medicine in Time of War” and “A School of Fine Arts Feels the Effects of War.”) More...

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In Somalia, Educational Quality Starts with Teachers

Al Fanar

Rahma Ali has a newfound sense of purpose. 
She recently completed a teacher training program with the Global Campaign for Education, an international coalition of education advocates and NGOs seeking to improve education in the developing world.
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Help for Syrian Students in Countries Close to Home

Al Fanar

Over the past four years, the number of scholarships offered to refugees in the Arab region has increased. But thousands of young people still do not have access to university studies. This has led the Mediterranean Universities Union to embark on a new project focusing on universities in countries neighboring Syria to help them serve a larger number of refugee students in other ways. More...

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Group Seeks ‘Quantum Leap’ in Aid for Refugee Students

Al Fanar

In a calm, confident voice, Mariam Issa, a young Syrian engineer, explained how a scholarship to study for a master’s degree in civil engineering at the University of Minho had helped her to think and plan for her country’s reconstruction. More...

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Egypt Produces More Ph.D.’s Than It Can Hire

Al Fanar

Egypt, like many countries, is seeing an increase in the number of university students seeking master’s and doctoral degrees in the hope of securing a prestigious academic post, while the number of such positions is dwindling. More...

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