19 septembre 2015

Reverse Transfer Agreements Vastly Expand Degree Completion Opportunities

The EvoLLLutionBy David Sam - EvoLLLution. A 2014 Northern Illinois University (NIU) Center for Governmental Studies report found that an Illinois community college graduate can expect a total lifetime earnings gain of over $570,000—an increase of 44 percent over the average total lifetime earnings of those who do not complete an associate’s degree or more. More...

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The Five A’s of Engaging Non-Traditional Students

The EvoLLLutionBy Todd McCullough - EvoLLLution. Today most colleges and universities have non-traditional students as part of their enrollment. If maximizing an institution’s engagement with this group were as simple as offering a few new resources, altering delivery styles, or acknowledging the existence of said population, then the discussion about how best to serve this demographic would be a short one. More...

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What Colleges Need to Do to Better Engage With Adult Learners

The EvoLLLutionBy Anthony Picciano - EvoLLLution. Student enrollments in American higher education institutions continue to grow at a modest but steady pace. Over twenty million students are now enrolled in graduate, undergraduate four-year, and two-year colleges. More...

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The New Key Skill Today’s Deans Are Expected to Have

The EvoLLLutionBy Oliver Tomlin - EvoLLLution. Being a leader in today’s higher education climate is challenging. Declining budgets and skyrocketing expectations from students, staff, senior leadership and employers require leaders to be innovative, entrepreneurial risk-takers in a largely risk-averse environment. Today, leaders are expected to add one more skill to their arsenal: fundraising. More...

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Online Program Development in an Era of Rapid Institutional Change (Part 1)

The EvoLLLutionBy Vincent J. Del Casino Jr. - EvoLLLution. It seems as if every month another university or college announces its intentions to develop fully online degree programs. For some institutions, the move online is tied to shifts in enrollments, as declines in eligible high school graduates give way to a focus on the so-called non-traditional learner. More...

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Facilitating Divisional Transformation: How to Swim Against the Tide to Reinvent a Division

The EvoLLLutionBy Elisabeth Rees Johnstone - EvoLLLution. Succeeding in today’s higher education marketplace requires institutions to provide highly niched services to as wide an audience as possible. For many institutions, this requires a significant rethink of their priorities and positioning, and a focus on transformation. This, however, is a tricky proposition in the often change-averse postsecondary environment. More...

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Putting Adult Learners at the Front of the Classroom: Considering a New Higher Education Model

The EvoLLLutionBy Elsa Núñez - EvoLLLution. The percentage of college students over the age of 25 is around 40 percent. In addition, the National Center for Education Statistics projects that enrollments of college students over the age of 25 will increase by 20 percent in the next eight years, compared with only 12 percent for younger students. More...

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Coming In From the Cold: Three Trends That Are Shaping the Future of Higher Education

The EvoLLLutionBy Kelly Otter - EvoLLLution. It is critical for continuing and non-traditional education leaders to keep track of major trends impacting the higher education space. We can serve as incubators or laboratories at our institutions that promote the development and growth of new and more effective methods of transferring knowledge and cultivating individuals with new skills and abilities that allow them to better participate in building society. We promote educational entrepreneurship. More...

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The Top 10 Universities in the World 2015/16!

http://www.iu.qs.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/qsiu_logo7.pngThe full results can be found on: www.topuniversities.com
Or download the 2015 QS World University Rankings Supplement. More...

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Universities should stop paying ex-presidents big salaries

Nova Scotia's minister of advanced education will ask education ministers across Canada to call a halt to contracts for university presidents that allow them to continue to receive large salaries after their term ends. Read more...

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