26 novembre 2016

Online hub helps community colleges pursue student success

eCampus NewsBy Laura Devaney. A new online hub and virtual community of practice aims to help community college educators access resources and best practices. More...

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Overwhelming proof? Research shows 3 ways going digital improves student performance

eCampus NewsBy Laura Devaney. Multiple studies reveal that digital learning materials improve college students’ performance, leading to higher exam scores, better grades, and fewer class withdrawals, according to the Association of American Publishers (AAP). Students are also chiming in, saying they agree. More...

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Simplify the financial equation for your students

University Business LogoSubmitted by Tim Goral. Together we can break down financial barriers for your students, and help make their dreams a reality. Salt, powered by the nonprofit American Student Assistance, provides education finance solutions for your students and graduates. More...

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Higher education is a new civil right

University Business LogoSubmitted by Tim Goral. What if all North Carolinians reached their full potential? What would that mean for our state, and what would it take to get us there. More...

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10 types of plagiarism

University Business LogoSubmitted by Tim Goral. Plagiarism is often unintentional, which means students need to understand the definitions of plagiarism in order to write originally. More...

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Push for sanctuary campuses prompts questions

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Students at colleges around the United States are asking their school leaders to establish so-called “sanctuary campuses” following President-Elect Donald Trump’s win. The idea behind these demands is to protect young people who feel threatened by his victory. But it’s not clear exactly what the term “sanctuary campuses” means or how far universities will go to comply with the request. More...

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College removes flag after flag burning, race concerns

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Hampshire College has taken down the American flag after it was burned two days following the presidential election, with the leader of the Amherst campus calling it “a disruptive symbol”. More...

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States that college grads are most likely to leave

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. This year’s election has forced Americans to take notice of class divisions between workers. And while these divisions may at first ring of lazy stereotypes — the rural Rust Belt worker without a college degree and the coastal urban college-educated worker — they’re rooted in a real dynamic. More...

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Lawmaker takes aim at Texas college tuition hikes

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. College tuition at public universities in Texas would be capped, with future increases largely limited to the rate of inflation. More...

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College awarded $2M for native students, nurses

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. San Juan College has been awarded two grants worth more than $2 million to help Native American students complete their degrees and provide scholarships for students in the nursing program. More...

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