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MOOCs have made lifelong learning an attainable goal for adults who otherwise might not have access to traditional higher education institutions.
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Higher education institutions are under pressure to improve student outcomes, but financial realities keep forcing educators to turn their attentions elsewhere.
Tenured professors lose interest in the content of liberal or general education at their institutions. They’re so specialized that they can’t speak with each other about what all educated men and women should know.
In a recent interview, outgoing University of British Columbia president Stephen Toope touched on a number of the challenges facing Canadian universities.
Employer partnerships are a long-term investment for institutions, but can be hugely beneficial for the institutions themselves as well as their students and the wider community.
If schools had to consider the possibility of losing money when they admit students who have little likelihood of succeeding, they’d think twice before roping in any and every kid they can.
The Open Education Alliance, is experimenting with new industry roles in curriculum design and accreditation—roles that most employers have been content to leave to higher education authorities for many decades. Udacity plans to roll out an array of company-designed nanodegrees starting this fall, when AT&T’s programs on Web and app development begin.
Institutions that adapt to the still-emerging demands that students and parents have begun placing on online education will tap into new sources of growth and innovation.
We have no common metric to compare the learning outcomes of colleges and universities and no data to show if students graduating from college can read better than when they finished high school. We also have no data on whether going to an Ivy League school results in higher levels of learning than going to a state-supported school.
El Tribunal de Cuentas ha constatado una relevante disminución de la media de alumnos por profesor . En determinados supuestos, se abonan al personal importes por conceptos, incentivos y ayudas 'carentes de cobertura legal'
The Internet’s power to unbundle content and increase personal choice transformed the music industry—and it’s doing the same thing to higher education.
Learning a new language is an enriching and rewarding experience. It opens so many doors, professionally and personally.
An effective tuition cost model is critical for institutions to increase access to the programs and innovations that set them apart.
Our current broad, diversified system of higher education is still the envy of the world. Let's be sure that the fix doesn't make parts of it irrelevant.
Driven by the market, universities award far too many firsts
Yesterday, 2nd of July, it was announced that the new European Tertiary Education Register (ETER) database is now published and accessible for users.
Internationalizing the Ph.D. process would help to expand a graduate’s professional networks and employability
Bridget Terry Long proposes three recommendations for reforming the college remediation system: improving placement in college remediation classes, providing better college remediation services, and adopting measures to prevent the need for remediation. This proposal is chapter six of The Hamilton Project’s Policies to Address Poverty in America, and a segment in Supporting Disadvantaged Youth.
The solution to higher education problems is,better information.
We need to make universities responsible for their students’ outcomes.