27 avril 2017

‘Publishing While Female’

HomeBy John Elmes for Times Higher Education. Female economists write papers that are more readable than those produced by their male counterparts but take significantly longer to get published, study finds. Read more...

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Spotlight on Vocational Training

HomeBy Paul Fain. Demand surges for graduates of career and technical programs at two-year colleges, yet vocational education continues to struggle with an image problem and a deep gender imbalance.
Career and vocational education is en vogue, as Republicans who dominate Washington and most state capitols have been touting job training over the bachelor’s degree. But community college leaders say vocational training is sorely in need of an image makeover. More...

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New Course on Proactive Advising

HomeBy Paul Fain. The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities this week introduced a new online course that seeks to help college administrators design and use proactive student advising systems. More...

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Number of Hispanic-Serving Colleges Grows

HomeBy Paul Fain. As the number of Latinos who attend college grows, growing as well is the number of colleges that meet the federal definition of being Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs), which is generally 25 percent or more Latino enrollment. There were 472 HSIs last year, which is up 37 from the previous academic year, according to Excelencia in Education and the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities. More...

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Full-Time Finishers

HomeBy Paul Fain. A growing body of research shows that full-time college students are more likely to graduate, yet experts caution against policies that neglect part-time students. More...

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Choice and Student Debt

HomeBy Paul Fain. Most students pay more for college than an affordability benchmark recommends, according to a new report, and some of the overspending is by choice. More...

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New College Affordability Website

HomeBy Paul Fain. The Urban Institute has created a new website that attempts to inform students and their families about college affordability. More...

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Past as Prologue

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. Controversy over Alice Goffman's book lives on, with students at Pomona saying the sociologist's alleged racial insensitivities should disqualify her from a visiting professorship there. Read more...

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What Comes After Whittier Shutdown?

HomeBy Rick Seltzer. Plans to close law school spark questions about future shutdowns and worries about impact on student access. More...

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New York plans $8 million investment in open educational resources

HomeBy Doug Lederman. A New York State budget agreement that will make public college tuition free for students from families that earn less than $125,000 included an $8 million investment in promoting and distributing open educational resources for college students, Inside Higher Ed reported. More...

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