25 octobre 2015

Joining Together to Move the Conversation on Tuition-Free College Forward

Evolllution Logo, click to return to homepageBy Walter G. Bumphus - Evolllution. Today more than ever, a postsecondary education is critical to success in the labor market. However, costs for higher education are skyrocketing and the discussion around access and completion has dominated national discourse. Two-year colleges are providing some fascinating solutions to these challenges. Starting in Tennessee and spreading across the country, the tuition-free community college movement is driving home the idea that higher education should be accessible to anyone willing to work for it. More...

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Taking College to the Community: Accelerating Accessibility to Language Education

Evolllution Logo, click to return to homepageBy Zina Haywood - Evolllution. Nationally, access to higher education has been the mission of the two-year community college for decades. College access, leadership, as well as meeting business, industry and local community needs, is the mission of Gateway Technical College. More...

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Scholarship Universe: An Elegant Solution to Common Enrollment and Retention Woes

Evolllution Logo, click to return to homepageBy Ken Downs - Evolllution. Many colleges and universities today may find themselves where the University of Arizona was a few years ago—having millions of scholarship dollars to award without a modern tool to effectively do so. Anyone familiar with scholarship management understands the challenges in transferring dollars from donors to students. More...

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It’s Time to Demand More of American Colleges: Here’s How

Evolllution Logo, click to return to homepageBy Andrew Kelly - Evolllution. For too long, we’ve judged the quality of American higher education according to Supreme Court Justice Potter Stewart’s famous standard for pornography: “I know it when I see it.” Our current system evaluates colleges almost entirely on “inputs”—the academic pedigree of the students they admit, the credentials of their faculty, the number of volumes in their library, the flashiness of their amenities, and so on. More...

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The Powerful Role of Career and Technical Education in Today’s Workforce

Evolllution Logo, click to return to homepageBy John Cech - Evolllution. On September 22, 2015, I participated in a Career and Technical Education (CTE) panel for the US Senate CTE Caucus in Washington DC. Led by Senators Tim Kaine (D-VA), Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and Tammy Baldwin (D-WI), the 15-member Caucus meeting had broad representation from higher education and industry associations. More...

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The Nationalization of American Education

Evolllution Logo, click to return to homepageBy John Ebersole - Evolllution. We usually think of education, at all levels, as a state responsibility. Yet, there is nothing in our constitution that makes this explicit. A result has been growing involvement by the federal government, at both the K-12 and tertiary levels. An example of this, and the backlash it has created, can be seen in the Common Core Curriculum. More...

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Online and On Base: Penn State World Campus’s Partnership with the Marines

Evolllution Logo, click to return to homepageBy Ginny Newman - Evolllution. In March, Penn State University announced that it would open a classroom starting in fall 2015 at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot (MCRD) in San Diego, CA. This is the university’s first classroom on a military base, and it was made possible through a partnership between the Marine Corps and the university. More...

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Expanding Institutional Scope To Serve Students Better

Evolllution Logo, click to return to homepageBy Maurizio Trevisan - Evolllution. Providing a strong student and customer experience is a top priority for institutions and colleges across the higher education spectrum. After all, students are better able to focus on their education when they are not worrying about satisfying myriad bureaucratic demands. More...

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The China “Crisis”

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "higheredstrategy.com logo"By Alex Usher. It’s no secret that China dominates the world market when it comes to sending students abroad.  About 20% of all globally-mobile students are from China; in countries like the US, Canada, and the UK, they are far and away the number one source of foreign students. More...

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Navigating the CBE Frontier: Accrediting Competency

Evolllution Logo, click to return to homepageBy Aaron Brower - Evolllution. I’ve started this blog to provide a bit more detail on how our UW Flexible Option Program functions. As I get calls about our program, I’m often asked about specific challenges and how we face them; challenges about educational elements, about operations, about the business model, and about our institutional partnerships. More...

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