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That makes it 27.5% relevant for my kid in highschool (if I lived in the USA): 20% student retention, 7.5% Graduation rate performance.
And not the 'left out' list! (Although it is really hard to rate 'what students actually learn'; maybe that's asking too much for the moment.)
Critics are obsessed with the infamous "five percent completion rate."
Michael Crow on how he is remaking his school and why it's time to rethink tenure and other academic traditions.
Lifelong learning is critical to the success of any workplace. We need to re-think the conventional model of undergraduate / graduate / doctoral / post-doctoral higher education, along with the attendant expectations that most new entrants to the workforce must be “over-ready” to contribute.
One company is turning to massive open online courses to pare down the skills gap in the design industry—here’s why it could work on a wider level.
In our latest episode, the penultimate in the pilot series, we explore the topics that are likely to be moving up the curve of the hype cycle this year—adaptive learning and learning analytics.
Peter D. Salins is a senior fellow of the Manhattan Institute's Center for State and Local Leadership and University Professor of Political Science at Stony Brook University. This essay is adapted from his new book, The Smart Society: Strengthening America's Greatest Resource, Its People.
College presidents generally agree that their institutions should be reporting much more information about the career and other outcomes of their graduates -- they just don't necessarily want the federal government doing it, Inside Higher Ed's new survey of college presidents reveals.
A brief overview of the revolution.
Peter Wood, president of the National Association of Scholars, analyzes the reformulation of the SAT.
A leap in the number of Indian students taking the Graduate Record Examinations suggests a continuing surge in the number entering American graduate schools.
A movement and opportunities it creates in teaching and learning worldwide.
As these institutions play an indispensable role in helping low-income students, new regulations should look to improve the sector, not shrink it.
It's a question that won't be going away anytime soon: "Is college still worth it?
A no-nonsense politician completes his first year as president and has ambitious plans in store for the university.
Mozilla Open Badges officially announces the release of BadgeKit, a new set of open, foundational tools to support the entire badging process for organizations developing badges.
Advances in education have always stemmed from innovation. From chalkboards, to pencils, to computers and online based activities, education has come a long way. The handy infographic below outlines a few of the technological innovations that have come to education over the years, and it highlights some current trends in education as well. And hidden down waaayyyy at the bottom are some suggestions for five ways on how to be more innovative. It can be an important reminder that innovation isn’t just for young people.