28 janvier 2017

Virginians feel college is too pricey

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Virginians are concerned about the affordability and access to their public universities and colleges, according a poll funded by an education-focused nonprofit foundation looking to have in impact in higher education this year. More...

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Why so many students from for-profit schools are left in debt limbo

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Student loan debt is an issue facing many Americans, and can take years to pay off.
In particular, the problems some students face at for-profit schools are getting closer scrutiny. More...

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Who should run our universities?

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. The case really is about the questions: Who runs universities? Are university presidents/chancellors accountable to anyone? Can or should universities who have committed embarrassing acts shut down investigation of those acts by unleashing the political and financial power of their alumni and legislators. More...

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The college degree is the new high school degree

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. A new report finds that employers are increasingly requiring a bachelor’s degree for positions that didn’t used to require baccalaureate education. More...

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Solution allows colleges to validate demand for new program

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Burning Glass Technologies announces the launch of Program Insight, a ground-breaking real-time labor data tool that allows educators and learning providers to ensure that academic program development matches up with the realities of the job market. More...

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Combating depression in college students with iSee

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. According to a 2015 survey, more than 90,000 college students in the US are suffering from depression. More and more college students are reported to be depressed and are seeking help from campus health services. More...

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Cengage launches MindTap ACE

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Cengage, an education and technology company, today launched MindTap ACE, a digital solution that blends curated Open Educational Resources (OER) with Cengage content. Designed to help faculty seamlessly integrate OER into their courses, MindTap ACE expands Cengage's portfolio of comprehensive learning solutions that use open resources, including MindTap, WebAssign and Learning Objects. More...

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Rich students go to graduate school to get richer

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. More Americans are pursuing graduate degrees, but students from wealthier backgrounds are most likely to earn the degrees that pay the most, a new report published by the Urban Institute shows. More...

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Finding myself through my college major

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. At some point during my freshman year in college, I went to a church in town with a friend. When the service was over, I stood up and an elderly man who sat in the pew in front of me shook my hand. More...

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America's community colleges should become placement colleges

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. I love community colleges. My mother spent her career as a faculty member at Toronto’s George Brown College where she taught sociology and courses to nursing students on dealing with death and dying, which led to many grim but memorable conversations around the house. More...

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