15 février 2015

Excelencia in Education and HACU release new analysis

University Business LogoBy Stefanie Botelho. In 2013-14, 12 percent of postsecondary institutions known as Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs), enrolled 60 percent of Latino undergraduates. 
As HSIs celebrate 20 years of federal funding, Excelencia in Education and the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) today release analysis of HSIs in 2013-14. 
HACU and Excelencia are committed to informing the work being done to address and improve Latino student success in higher education. More...

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How colleges make the big LMS switch

University Business LogoBy Stefanie Botelho. When the current LMS doesn’t provide a needed functionality, schools can often add new features or configurations to achieve the desired outcome. But in some cases, it’s time to scrap the old system. More...

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Do robots need college degrees?

University Business LogoBy Stefanie Botelho. Conventional wisdom states that machines will eventually overtake the jobs humans do today and then continue on to the future, infiltrating new jobs almost as quickly as they are created. Not only will they gain more ground in automated industries, but they will also acquire intelligence. More...

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Obama proposes free community college tuition

University Business LogoBy Stefanie Botelho. President Barack Obama is not acting like someone whose party suffered heavy defeats in the recent midterm election. More...

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From Shakespeare to Spielberg

University Business LogoBy Stefanie Botelho. Students today primarily get their entertainment from the Internet, says veteran UBTech speaker Brian Klaas. More...

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More than half of all graduates say grads will see a lower return on ROI

University Business LogoBy Stefanie Botelho. More than half of all college graduates (55 percent) say recent graduates will see a lower return on investment (ROI) from their education than college graduates 10 to 15 years ago, according to the 2015 College Degree Investment Survey conducted by Nielsen (formerly Harris Interactive) on behalf of Greenwood Hall Inc. More...

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Report Details the Worker Complaints That Blurred N.Y.U.’s Emirates Vision

The New York TimesBy . Like other Persian Gulf states, the United Arab Emirates imports much of its labor force from Bangladesh, Indonesia and the Philippines. And it imports prestige from liberal Western institutions like universities and museums.
Among them is New York University, which has settled into a campus built for it — free, thanks to capital from the Emirates and the cheap labor of migrant workers — on an island called Saadiyat, which is being developed by the Emirates as a cultural center and a temple to lavish, luxe, yacht-borne life. More...

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No profit left behind

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "politico logo"By . In the high-stakes world of American education, Pearson makes money even when its results don’t measure up. More...

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College completion could weigh heavily on performance funding for higher education

Deseret NewsBy . Legislators considered a model for higher education performance-based funding Monday that looks quite different from the one used by Utah's colleges and universities last year. And with the legislative session now in its third week, the time crunch is setting in for lawmakers to reach a consensus about what performance funding, at least in broad terms, should look like for Utah's eight public colleges and universities. More...

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What will higher education look like in 2020?

HomeBy Gary Newbold. The BYOD trend is gaining popularity in Asia-Pacific and the region will continue to witness strong growth, driven by burgeoning consumer demand for smartphone and tablet. In 2013, mobile devices utilized under the BYOD model accounted for 22.5 percent of all consumer smartphone sales, followed by notebook PCs (11.7 percent) and tablets (4.9 percent). More...

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