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Tracking insights about what helps students in higher education persist to completion of a credential.
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4 Types of People Who Benefit From Community College

4 Types of People Who Benefit From Community College | Persistence & Completion | Scoop.it
Community college can help older and younger students transition into a college environment.
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Restructuring Shared Governance in Higher Education: New Directions for Higher Education, Number 127

Restructuring Shared Governance in Higher Education: New Directions for Higher Education, Number 127 | Persistence & Completion | Scoop.it
Restructuring Shared Governance in Higher Education: New Directions for Higher Education, Number 127 is an excellent reference book you'll love to read. Grab Restructuring Shared Governance in High...
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Completion Rates Aren't the Best Way to Judge MOOCs ...

Completion Rates Aren't the Best Way to Judge MOOCs ... | Persistence & Completion | Scoop.it
Completion rates make sense as a metric for assessing conventional college courses, said Andrew Dean Ho, an associate professor in Harvard's Graduate School of Education and director of the university's MOOC research.
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Michael Boulus: Time for state reinvestment in higher education if we want to ... - MLive.com

Michael Boulus: Time for state reinvestment in higher education if we want to ... - MLive.com | Persistence & Completion | Scoop.it
Michael Boulus: Time for state reinvestment in higher education if we want to ...
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Essay predicting that campuses will be completely digital in 3 years | Inside Higher Ed

Essay predicting that campuses will be completely digital in 3 years | Inside Higher Ed | Persistence & Completion | Scoop.it
RT @rschon: Textbooks should be used e-only in three years says McGraw Hill higher education president @BrianKibby http://t.co/ncX5iAAi...
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High costs, poor job prospects deter studies - Vancouver Sun

High costs, poor job prospects deter studiesVancouver SunMeanwhile, the average debt load for university graduates is nearly $27000 and climbing.
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Higher Education, Housing and Disruptive Innovation - Huffington Post (blog)

Higher Education, Housing and Disruptive Innovation - Huffington Post (blog) | Persistence & Completion | Scoop.it
Higher Education, Housing and Disruptive InnovationHuffington Post (blog)American higher education is now facing the same set of transformational challenges.
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Experts: Remedial college classes need fixing - Boston.com

Experts: Remedial college classes need fixingBoston.comThe group says the classes are largely failing the nation's higher education system at a time when student-loan debt has become a presidential campaign issue.
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Let's change how we measure success—now

Let's change how we measure success—now | Persistence & Completion | Scoop.it
RT @Comm_College: Commentary: Let's change how we measure success—now.
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Contraception key to boost grad rates at community colleges - USA TODAY

Contraception key to boost grad rates at community colleges - USA TODAY | Persistence & Completion | Scoop.it
USA TODAYContraception key to boost grad rates at community collegesUSA TODAYMajor higher education associations are an unlikely source for an illustration featuring cartoon sperm and an egg, or of frank discussions about students' sex lives.
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Times Higher Education - Record windfall can't change UK postgrad ...

A recent report from the 1994 Group of smaller research-intensive universities warned of the dire consequences for postgraduate provision across the sector if future students, laden with debt from higher undergraduate fees, ...
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What Higher Education Can Learn from Gaming | Pearson Blog

What Higher Education Can Learn from Gaming | Pearson Blog | Persistence & Completion | Scoop.it
Gamification--the use of game design elements in non-game contexts--is one of the most powerful trends in education today.
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Keys to college students' success often overlooked, report says

Colleges should examine a wider set of social, economic and personal characteristics to determine how they can help students remain in school and graduate, a new report has found. Aside from SAT...
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Cal State leader lays out plan to speed graduation - Los Angeles Times

Cal State leader lays out plan to speed graduation - Los Angeles Times | Persistence & Completion | Scoop.it
Cal State leader lays out plan to speed graduation Los Angeles Times "Our top priority must be to firm up our fiscal and policy commitments to access, persistence to degree and degree completion — to improve the educational experience and degree...
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Facing the Facts in Higher Education - Huffington Post

Facing the Facts in Higher Education - Huffington Post | Persistence & Completion | Scoop.it
Facing the Facts in Higher Education
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One of the recurring themes making the higher education circuit these days is that "Paris is burning . . .
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Guilt About Higher Education | Yellowstone Financial, Inc.

Guilt About Higher Education | Yellowstone Financial, Inc. | Persistence & Completion | Scoop.it
This time of year can be bittersweet for members of the upper muddle class. Stemmed from fears about how their families will pay for school.
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Cuyahoga Community College awards degrees to former students who accrued ... - Plain Dealer

Cuyahoga Community College awards degrees to former students who accrued ... - Plain Dealer | Persistence & Completion | Scoop.it
Plain DealerCuyahoga Community College awards degrees to former students who accrued ...Plain DealerAt a time when leaders in higher education in Ohio and the country are focusing on increasing the number of college graduates, Tri-C's effort...
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Community College Spotlight | Rethinking placement tests

Community College Spotlight | Rethinking placement tests | Persistence & Completion | Scoop.it
In the future may be assessments of students' cognitive strategies, such as critical thinking and problem solving skills, as well as on-cognitive factors such as persistence and motivation. Until recently ...
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State's higher education agency once again proposes controversial merit-based ... - Corpus Christi Caller Times

State's higher education agency once again proposes controversial merit-based ... - Corpus Christi Caller Times | Persistence & Completion | Scoop.it
State's higher education agency once again proposes controversial merit-based ...Corpus Christi Caller TimesCORPUS CHRISTI — Too few Texas college students graduate on time and not enough major in high-demand careers, prompting the state's higher...
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Facing Facts - Inside Higher Ed

Facing Facts - Inside Higher Ed | Persistence & Completion | Scoop.it
Facing FactsInside Higher EdThe college “completion agenda” has helped community colleges face facts about where they fall short.
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Texas higher education graduation rate lags behind rest of U.S. - KETK

Texas higher education graduation rate lags behind rest of U.S. - KETK | Persistence & Completion | Scoop.it
Texas higher education graduation rate lags behind rest of U.S.KETKrio grande valley — A new comprehensive study reports that Texas higher education graduation rates are lagging well behind the national rate.
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Online Classes and College Completion - Run Your Campus - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Online Classes and College Completion - Run Your Campus - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Persistence & Completion | Scoop.it
Online Classes & College Completion: http://t.co/tSvWK1VC...
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New graduation math = success for community colleges - Washington Post (blog)

New graduation math = success for community colleges - Washington Post (blog) | Persistence & Completion | Scoop.it
New graduation math = success for community collegesWashington Post (blog)By Daniel de Vise This guest post was written by Jon Marcus, who writes on higher education, in an ongoing collaboration with The Hechinger Report , a nonprofit, nonpartisan...
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In the clamor for increasing graduation and persistence rates, are ...

In the clamor for increasing graduation and persistence rates, are ... | Persistence & Completion | Scoop.it
In the early days of online education, a commonly discussed phenomenon was the low completion rates of students. Some chose to explain ...
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Committee on Measures of Student Success issues final report | Inside Higher Ed

Committee on Measures of Student Success issues final report | Inside Higher Ed | Persistence & Completion | Scoop.it
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