27 septembre 2014

Higher Ed's 'Mission Corrupted'

By . Salary spending is up 2.5 times with additional billions of dollars spent on a building binge, but IL student enrollment is flat since 2000. Is this a higher educational system or a jobs farm and patronage pool?
Here is what’s wrong with higher ed. More...

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Olá! Coursera partners with top Latin American institutions

University Business LogoBy Stefanie Botelho. Top education institutions in Brazil join Coursera today to create the leading open online education provider's first native Portuguese courses for learners in Brazil and across the globe. Brazil's top two public universities, the University of São Paulo (USP) and the State University of Campinas (UNICAMP), will develop courses targeted at Brazilian learners in high-demand topics from entrepreneurship to finance that will become available in early 2015. More...

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Workday delivers student recruiting

University Business LogoBy Stefanie Botelho. Workday, Inc. (NYSE: WDAY), a leader in enterprise cloud applications for finance and human resources, today announced the availability of Workday Student Recruiting, a mobile-first application that modernizes the way higher education institutions prospect and recruit students to better meet specific admission objectives. More...

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Higher education recruits the world

University Business LogoBy Caryn Meyers Fliegler. With strategic and data-driven efforts in place, institutions are building increasingly successful efforts to bring internationals to campus. More...

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States pushing ‘15 to Finish’ graduate-on-time message

University Business LogoBy Lauren Williams. Program touts full course-load to increase academic success and decrease debt.
West Virginia is the latest state to encourage college students to take 15 credits or more every semester so they can graduate on time. More...

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Infographic: International enrollment on the rise

University Business LogoBy University Business Staff. A growing number of international students are choosing to study for the first time in the United States.
The infographic to the right show what the increases look like, each referring to an increase over the prior year. More...

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5 ways to work video into the learning system

University Business LogoBy Ioanna Opidee. While video’s presence in higher learning is undoubtedly expanding, the frequency and extent to which it is being used varies widely—even within institutions. More...

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Seven ways to mitigate campus risk

University Business LogoBy Paula V. Smith. A recent survey of 921 higher education leaders found a “conflicted” attitude toward comprehensive risk programs. Academic leaders say that ERM is an institutional priority, yet many of them don’t follow through. At Grinnell, we examined risks across the institution and found these seven methods of ERM can help a campus learn to engage with risk in productive and creative ways. More...

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Community college engagement and funding connections

University Business LogoBy Sherrie Negrea. Supporting local economic and civic projects is a central part of the mission for community colleges that rely on voter approval for funding. More...

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High interest, high expectations in international students

University Business LogoBy Caryn Meyers Fliegler. While the vast majority of international students adhere to high-quality practices when applying to U.S. higher education institutions, there is a real issue of those who don’t – and who take steps to game whatever systems are in place to gain access to an institution, misrepresenting themselves along the way. More...

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