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Increasing public pressure and a growing union presence have driven higher ed institutions to improve the experience for part-time faculty and staff. Adjuncts, for example, are now more likely to […]
This is the second in a trilogy of commentaries on rising Early College Stars. Our focus this month highlights successful Early College best practice case studies that optimize Early College […]
Public institutions are constantly attempting to re-define their core missions and at the same time, regain the public’s trust. As such, there are a number of forces that have made […]
Why most colleges are only experimenting: Determining the technology’s value “I think the best thing to do in higher ed is to pilot, experiment and be aware of the technology, […]
Strolling across a new campus, a student has little idea where they’re going. Then their phone dings. A beacon has sensed their location. “The library is straight ahead,” the message […]
Community college leaders who have launched campaigns to rebrand career and technical education say they face a generational challenge. Today, parents and even many high school guidance counselors cling to […]
Seven beacon characteristics and nine high-potential higher ed uses—from campus tours to class attendance.
1. Advertise in a variety of places—from local TV, radio and social media to high school job fairs. 2. Target specific populations through Facebook advertising. 3. Consider using virtual reality and other cutting-edge technology to […]
The Clery Act requires colleges and universities participating in Title IV programs to take many security-related action steps to ensure compliance. In addition to numerous statements of policy, the Annual […]
The work of Richard Mayer, a computer- and multimedia-based learning specialist out of San Diego, is of close interest to Brian Klaas. He speaks on how Mayer’s principles, which he’s […]
“How much does higher ed seem to be using beacon technology now, and what needs to happen for wider adoption to occur?” “Beacon technology for location services in higher education […]
A building’s role, efficiency, infrastructure, significance and location are key factors in determining whether renovation or new construction jells with the school’s master plan and overall goals.
Every election season, hopeful candidates pitch various plans to make college affordable for everyone. And in the past few years, dozens of states, localities and schools have proposed free college […]
Video represents the fastest-growing and the easiest-to-decode data that we leave behind—but through a quirk of history, it is one of the most protected by U.S. law.
For higher ed institutions considering restructuring their general education curriculum, administrators suggest they involve the faculty in the process from the start. “People need to communicate in a completely transparent […]
While a college’s general education curriculum touches every student, officials may go many years without touching those requirements in any significant way. In fact, some institutions are still using general ed […]
It turns out that a key factor in students finishing college is their experience during the very start of college, from the moment they send their deposit through freshman orientation. […]
Claims data can provide a wealth of knowledge—if you know where to look. To start, be sure to keep your eye on these four data points that can help identify […]
Campuses, like businesses, are feeling the effects of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearings. Some prefer to call them another example of the power of the #MeToo movement. Whatever […]
Recruiting adult learners for continuing education and degree completion programs may be one of the most challenging tasks in higher education—but it also represents a great revenue opportunity because a […]
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