09 janvier 2016

The STEM Education Landscape: Identifying the Major Barriers to Online STEM Degree Programs

The EvoLLLutionBy Eric Triplett - EvoLLLution. While developing our own online STEM Bachelor of Science (BS) degree program, we immediately faced barriers that are unique to STEM in addition to the standard barriers of entry for any online program. More...

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How to Protect your CE Unit’s Reputation

The EvoLLLutionBy Bill McClure - EvoLLLution. The CE unit’s positive reputation is an important factor for success and staff satisfaction. However, unknowingly we sometimes sabotage our best efforts to enhance our CE unit’s reputation, successes, brand, staff members’ skills and mission. Bad things sometimes just seem to happen. More...

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Rethinking Leadership Development in Higher Education

The EvoLLLutionBy Jose Coll - EvoLLLution. In a recent article published by The EvoLLLution on public-private partnerships, I highlighted the economic and political imperatives that drive the complex nature of higher education today and introduced a paradigm of management reform with a contemporary focus on efficiency and quality by conceptualizing Public-Private Partnerships (P3). More...

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Transforming the Student Experience for All

The EvoLLLutionBy Christina Trombley - EvoLLLution. Colleges and universities across the United States are being held to a higher standard than ever before. Today, for the most part, students are not 18- to 22-year-olds with minimal experience in the market. More...

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Personalization and Quality Assurance Will Be Central to Higher Ed’s Shifts in 2016

The EvoLLLutionBy Deb Adair - EvoLLLution. The prospect of identifying trends that will have the greatest impact on higher education in the very near future does not seem too arduous a task. This is especially so if the focus is on the core function of academic institutions: the practice of teaching and learning. More...

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The Allure of the New New Thing (Part 1)

The EvoLLLutionBy Barmak Nassirian - EvoLLLution. The October 15 Federal Register carried a notice of the most lucrative science fiction competition—potentially worth hundreds of millions of dollars to the lucky winners—ever conducted by the federal government. More...

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Unifying Statewide Education to Create a Credential Ladder

The EvoLLLutionBy Jan Yoshiwara - EvoLLLution. The higher education system is notoriously slow to change, but widespread concerns about the value of a postsecondary education combined with high demands for specific skills from employers have pushed innovation in the credentialing space forward. In Washington, state legislators are finding ways to create a unified credentialing system that helps learners move towards advanced degrees through a stackable model. More...

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It’s the Learning, Stupid

The EvoLLLutionBy Jamie Merisotis - EvoLLLution. Have you heard about the graduate from Stanford who went deeply in debt getting a degree in classics, only to find no job on the other side of graduation? Now she’s prepping iced caramel macchiatos for minimum wage. More...

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Signing Off (For Now)

Résultat de recherche d'images pour By Alex Usher. It’s been an interesting semester.  Progress on some fronts, I think.  I was certainly very pleased that for the first time ever in this election, all three major national parties released platforms that included investments in students and, in one way or another, all targeted lower-income families.  That’s progress.  The incandescently idiotic Green platform suggests there’s still a market for dumb PSE ideas, but you can’t have everything. More...

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Innovation Buzzword Bingo

Résultat de recherche d'images pour By Alex Usher. Morning all.  Regular service will pushed back one week to January 10th, but I couldn’t let the Globe op-ed “Southern Ontario Should be an Innovation Cluster, Not a Farm Team” by three Ontario university presidents (McMaster’s Patrick Deane, Toronto’s Meric Gertler, and Waterloo’s Feridun Hamdullahpur) go without comment. More...

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