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Push to Keep Incoming College Students on Track

Push to Keep Incoming College Students on Track | Higher Education | Scoop.it
The excitement of acceptance into that dream college has passed. The first day of classes is still weeks away. But the resources provided by high school teachers and computer labs are no longer available for graduates. Education researchers and academic counselors call it "summer melt," the...
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How Universities Devalued Higher Education

How Universities Devalued Higher Education | Higher Education | Scoop.it
Thomas K. Lindsay writes on NRO: An illuminating controversy erupted recently over a higher-education statistic I employed in a recent op-ed in the Austin-American Statesman. In the piece, I argued that we need strong medicine to mend ailing...
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Classroom Technology Faces Skeptics At Research Universities -- InformationWeek

Classroom Technology Faces Skeptics At Research Universities -- InformationWeek | Higher Education | Scoop.it
Professors at research universities prefer teaching with old-fashioned whiteboards, one study says.
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Yale takes time to reflect, evaluate before jumping into MOOCs | Inside Higher Ed

Yale takes time to reflect, evaluate before jumping into MOOCs | Inside Higher Ed | Higher Education | Scoop.it
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More NYU and Columbia female students or 'sugar babies' are seeking 'sugar daddies' to pay for rising school costs

More NYU and Columbia female students or 'sugar babies' are seeking 'sugar daddies' to pay for rising school costs | Higher Education | Scoop.it
SeekingArrangement.com says NYU was the top school for new sign ups — Columbia is the only Ivy league school to make the Top 20.
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Data presented at economics meeting show extent of desegregation in higher education | Inside Higher Ed

Data presented at economics meeting show extent of desegregation in higher education | Inside Higher Ed | Higher Education | Scoop.it
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Size Isn't Everything - The Chronicle Review - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Size Isn't Everything - The Chronicle Review - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Higher Education | Scoop.it
Learning mash-ups have more potential than MOOC-centered, profit-squeezing, online economies of scale.
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Why Is Higher Education So Expensive?

It's no secret that U.S. college tuition costs are rising dramatically, and the high cost of a college education burdens young people and their families. How...
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Not what it used to be

Not what it used to be | Higher Education | Scoop.it
Running the numbers ON THE face of it, American higher education is still in rude health. In worldwide rankings more than half of the top 100 universities, and eight...
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Americans Are Proud of U.S. Colleges but Not of Their Direction - Administration - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Americans Are Proud of U.S. Colleges but Not of Their Direction - Administration - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Higher Education | Scoop.it
Many worry that institutions need more innovation to stay competitive with other countries, a new study finds.
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Young adults are earning college degrees at a record rate. Why?

Young adults are earning college degrees at a record rate. Why? | Higher Education | Scoop.it
More adults might be completing college degrees because it’s been so hard for young people to find jobs during difficult economic times. But the rise is also part of a historical trend.
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Pennsylvania Considers Tying State Funds to Colleges' Performance - Government - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Pennsylvania Considers Tying State Funds to Colleges' Performance - Government - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Higher Education | Scoop.it
The state is the latest to look at basing support for colleges on how well they meet goals of affordability, access, and worker training.
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US colleges look to foreign students

US colleges look to foreign students | Higher Education | Scoop.it
WANT to see how quickly the look and business model of American public universities are changing? Visit a place like Indiana University.

 

Sure, there's a financial incentive for increasing international enrollment. But let's work on doing an even better job of keeping these students here after they graduate. 

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IdeaFest | The John William Pope Center for Higher Education Policy

IdeaFest | The John William Pope Center for Higher Education Policy | Higher Education | Scoop.it
There's no shortage of ideas for reforming higher education--the National Association of Scholars has 100.
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Blues Missing the Mark on Higher Ed Reform | Via Meadia

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North Carolina governor joins chorus of Republicans critical of liberal arts | Inside Higher Ed

North Carolina governor joins chorus of Republicans critical of liberal arts | Inside Higher Ed | Higher Education | Scoop.it
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Purdue president Mitch Daniels deplores state of higher education

Purdue president Mitch Daniels deplores state of higher education | Higher Education | Scoop.it
Just one week into his new position as president of Purdue University, former Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels released an open letter disparaging the current financial and professional state of America...
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Experiential recruitment: beyond the open day

Experiential recruitment: beyond the open day | Higher Education | Scoop.it
Students are not customers, says Zahir Irani. Let's stop 'selling' at them and invite them to experience our universities instead
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The False Promise of the Education Revolution - College, Reinvented - The Chronicle of Higher Education

The False Promise of the Education Revolution - College, Reinvented - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Higher Education | Scoop.it
Popular "disruptions" have the buzz but might put higher education out of reach for those students who need traditional instruction the most.
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Big Idea 2013: College Becomes Optional

Big Idea 2013: College Becomes Optional | Higher Education | Scoop.it
I spent much of 2012 hiring the best reporters, writers, and bloggers I could find at BuzzFeed. And I was shocked to learn when we sat down for year-end reviews that a surprising number of my
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Companies, universities must collaborate on skills gap: study

Companies, universities must collaborate on skills gap: study | Higher Education | Scoop.it
LONDON (Reuters) - Companies should get more involved with university courses to close a skills gap and ease graduates' path to employment, according to a report on Wednesday.Fewer than half of young...
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Belmont Abbey College Helping Burst Private College Tuition Bubble With Tuition Reset To Under $20K For New Students - The Sacramento Bee

Belmont Abbey College Helping Burst Private College Tuition Bubble With Tuition Reset To Under $20K For New Students - The Sacramento Bee | Higher Education | Scoop.it

Private Catholic College Belmont Abbey today announced it is doing its part to burst the college tuition bubble by reducing its annual tuition cost to $18,500 beginning in fall 2013.  This represents an almost $10,000 per year...

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» Napster, Udacity, and the Academy Clay Shirky

Quae Non Possunt Non Manent: Things That Can’t Last Don’t. Here's why small private schools may be in trouble. 

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Bill Gates: Jobs are available, but education system is failing

Bill Gates: Jobs are available, but education system is failing | Higher Education | Scoop.it
The U.S. education system is failing students because it’s not preparing enough of them for employment, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates said on Wednesday at the Washington Ideas Forum.
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Commission suggests changes to Pa. higher education

Commission suggests changes to Pa. higher education | Higher Education | Scoop.it

This is a start. Faster, please!

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