15 mai 2016

Africa Summit 2016: do not 'rely on poor taxpayers' for HE funding

By Ellie Bothwell. African universities must “break away” from the “reliance on the poor taxpayer” for funding and instead broaden their income sources to “help preserve their independence and academic freedom”. More...

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Africa Summit 2016: ‘overcome’ public-private 'divide'

By Ellie Bothwell. Africa must overcome “silly notions of competition” between public and private institutions in order to create a strong higher education network, Times Higher Education’s Africa Universities Summit. More...

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Africa Summit 2016: proper credit is 'boosting African research'

By Ellie Bothwell. Published research from African universities is on the rise because academics across the continent are getting better at insisting that they are not just treated as "data gatherers". More...

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World’s most prestigious universities 2016

By Ellie Bothwell. Asia increases its standing in this year's Times Higher Education World Reputation Rankings. More...

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Sightings and Illusions: Looking Toward the Cloud

The EvoLLLutionBy MJ Bishop - EvoLLLution. If institutions continue to be measured and ranked on their adherence to the traditional factors that helped institutions stand out a century ago, there is minimal incentive investment in change. More...

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No Institutional Change Without Incentive: Reinventing College Rankings

The EvoLLLutionBy MJ Bishop - EvoLLLution. If institutions continue to be measured and ranked on their adherence to the traditional factors that helped institutions stand out a century ago, there is minimal incentive investment in change. More...

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Student-Centricity No Longer a Choice, But an Obligation

The EvoLLLutionBy Michelle Fach - EvoLLLution. Rapidly changing labor markets require individuals to have the cognitive and practical skills to adapt to their environment. In order to function effectively in a knowledge economy, students must have skills―problem solving, communication, collaboration and critical thinking―that they can use when faced with new challenges and experiences. More...

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14 mai 2016

Strategic Technology and High-Touch Support Key to Student-Centricity

The EvoLLLutionBy Kristy Davis - EvoLLLution. Leveraging technology and committing to offering high-touch services that respond to the unique needs of traditional and non-traditional students are central to creating the experience today’s learners expect and need. More...

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Understanding and Responding to the Need for Stackable Programming

The EvoLLLutionBy Darrel Hammon - EvoLLLution. Stackable credentials provide numerous benefits to students, employers and institutions but successfully delivering these types of programs relies on a strong advising and support culture from the institution. More...

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Ignoring Non-Traditional Students Invalidates Most College Ratings

The EvoLLLutionBy Cathy Sandeen - EvoLLLution. College ratings and rankings, especially those that focus on affordability, are providing students with important information, but overlooking the experiences and performance of non-traditional students minimizes their validity. More...

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