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How Content Strategy Can Help Save Higher Education

How Content Strategy Can Help Save Higher Education | Higher Ed Online | Scoop.it
Gradually, higher ed is realizing that we can't just churn out websites and jump onto social platforms and hope for the best; we have to communicate with purpose if we want to succeed.

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Georgy gives us some hope.  :)

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University recruitment: one fifth of students say social media doesn't work

University recruitment: one fifth of students say social media doesn't work | Higher Ed Online | Scoop.it
The view of university social media as untrustworthy or irrelevant means students don't look for information there, says Justin Shaw, but used better, these channels could count
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Definitely room for improvement

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Senate negotiators reach (another) student loan deal | Inside Higher Ed

Senate negotiators reach (another) student loan deal | Inside Higher Ed | Higher Ed Online | Scoop.it
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My head is just spinning with all this back and forth on loan rates.  Glad to see they are getting closer, though, and that there's not too terribly much different between all these different deals - see the helpful chart here: http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2013/07/18/the-senate-has-a-student-loan-deal-heres-what-you-need-to-know/

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Blackboard May Double or Triple Spending on Software Development - Wired Campus - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Blackboard May Double or Triple Spending on Software Development - Wired Campus - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Higher Ed Online | Scoop.it
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BB president says: "I don’t think it’s about fighting with each other about claiming how much your software is worse than my software. It’s about solving the problems that exist in the industry in an innovative way. … I think competitors have to start cooperating." -

 

This parallels the approach higher ed professionals in academia need to take - it's not about fighting with each other claiming which school (department, conference, etc.) is better, but solving problems in innovative ways through cooperation.

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The 7 Skills Students Must Have For The Future - Edudemic

The 7 Skills Students Must Have For The Future - Edudemic | Higher Ed Online | Scoop.it
A powerful talk by Tony Wagner attempts to uncover the 7 skills students must have in order to prepared for the future.

Via Alberto Acereda, Ph.D.
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Heck, we need these now, not just in the future.

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Alberto Acereda, Ph.D.'s comment, July 8, 2013 3:13 PM
Critical thinking and problem-solving
Collaboration across networks and leading by influence
Agility and adaptability
Initiative and entrepreneurialism
Effective oral and written communication
Accessing and analyzing information
Curiosity and imagination
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Critical thinking and problem-solving 
Collaboration across networks and leading by influence 
Agility and adaptability 
Initiative and entrepreneurialism 
Effective oral and written communication 
Accessing and analyzing information 
Curiosity and imagination

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The Top 100 Most Socially Engaged Universities in One Infographic

The Top 100 Most Socially Engaged Universities in One Infographic | Higher Ed Online | Scoop.it
A 2012 survey of 7,000 high school students revealed that university social media accounts heavily influence which...

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Admissions: Are you answering the top three questions?

Admissions: Are you answering the top three questions? | Higher Ed Online | Scoop.it

Ask a high school junior about their college search and they’ll usually respond to you with some version of three questions they have when exploring and evaluating schools.


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Great info for web producers

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The Facts And Figures Behind Education In America

The Facts And Figures Behind Education In America | Higher Ed Online | Scoop.it

While education in America may seem relatively standardized, there are really quite a wide variety of student experiences that happen across the country.


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How Not to Help the Poor: The Lesson of Soaring College Prices - The Atlantic

How Not to Help the Poor: The Lesson of Soaring College Prices - The Atlantic | Higher Ed Online | Scoop.it
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How Not to Help the Poor: The Lesson of Soaring College Prices
The Atlantic
Over the last several years, we've witnessed a high-profile example of that principle in action.
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Seems like a simple equation - high tuition + high aid = higher prices for all.  But maybe too simple...?

 

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