22 janvier 2016

Survey on Competency-Based Education

HomePublic Agenda, a nonprofit organization, recently surveyed faculty, staff and administrators at colleges that offer competency-based credentials. The group found wide agreement on what makes a strong competency-based program. Read more...

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Another Record Year for Ed-Tech Investments

HomeEd-tech companies serving higher education in 2015 attracted investments totaling $658.3 million, according to a white paper released this week by market research firm Ambient Insight. Read more...

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Education Department Tightens Reins on More Colleges

HomeU.S. Department of Education officials are more closely monitoring a greater number of colleges and universities over concerns about their management of federal funds, according to newly released government data. Read more...

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New Graduation Data Finds Increases for 2-Year Students

HomeThe National Center for Education Statistics released a new way to track completion data for students attending two-year colleges and has found increases in graduation rates. Read more...

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For a Diverse Faculty, Start With Retention

HomeBy Kerry Ann Rockquemore. Recruiting underrepresented faculty without fixing retention problems creates a revolving door, not long-term change, writes Kerry Ann Rockquemore. Read more...

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Why Do They Leave?

HomeBy Kerry Ann Rockquemore. If you want to know why underrepresented faculty members decide to leave your department, ask them, advises Kerry Ann Rockquemore. Read more...

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Career Advice by the Book

HomeBy Natalie Lundsteen. Sometimes there is no substitute for a good book, and in the world of Ph.D. career advising, a few standout books really make sense for doctoral students and postdocs. As you start both a new academic semester and a new year, this is a great time to develop some plans and ideas about your career and professional development, so I’m sharing a shortlist of the books I have found to resonate with Ph.D.s engaged in a career search. Read more...

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Making Time for Research

HomeBy Joya Misra and Jennifer Lundquist. Joya Misra and Jennifer Lundquist talked with midcareer faculty members to identify the challenges they've confronted, as well as four key strategies to surmount those challenges. Read more...

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Using Your Research for Change

HomeBy M. V. Lee Badgett. Effective communication gives you the means to reach deep into the institutions that make decisions that affect us all, writes M. V. Lee Badgett. Read more...

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From Linguistic Judo to Hustle

HomeBy Alfreda James. Career development requires energy and flexibility in a fluid job market, writes Alfreda James, and graduate students now have many more sources and accessible options for advice related to it. Read more...

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