02 janvier 2018

Coping With Plagiarism

HomeAs long as students put off doing writing assignments until almost too late, do not study the course material as well as they should, have low confidence in their academic abilities, settle for doing less than their best in their schoolwork and just don’t feel like putting out the effort and instead grub for grades, there will be plagiarism. More...

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Restructuring -- and Re-Missioning -- the University of Wisconsin System

HomeWill merging institutions strengthen the system or hasten its decline, asks Tara DaPra, who has taught at one of its four-year universities as well as in its community colleges. More...

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Responding to the New Title IX Guidelines

HomeThe Trump administration’s rollback of Obama-era guidelines for how colleges and universities should decide misconduct cases under the gender-equity law Title IX will likely lead to fewer disciplinary actions for students accused of sexual assault. For victim advocates and others concerned about the effects of the rescission, fewer disciplinary actions represents a step back. Without a doubt, higher education institutions must carefully consider whether to raise the standard of proof. At the same time, and equally important, they must continue working to create safer campuses. More...

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The Other Student Debt Crisis

HomeThere’s a pernicious college finance problem you haven’t heard of, David Scobey warns: the nonpayment of institutional fees and charges that blocks many thousands of students from graduating or re-enrolling. More...

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In Defense of UVA

HomeDespite its recent trials, the university embodies the dream of public higher education, Mark Edmundson writes. More...

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The Tax Code and Financial Aid as Policies

HomeIn recent weeks, people across the country have paid quite a bit of attention to tuition resets.These discussions almost always start with a premise about “unsustainable discount rates,” which results in the impression that colleges are giving away too much financial aid to those who don’t need it. More...

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‘New education methods will transform the way students learn’

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgTechno-News Blog. Education is set for massive transformation as technology is ushering in a new era in the field of learning, said T.V. Mohandas Pai , Chairman Aarin Capital. More...

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Moody’s: Higher education sector outlook negative

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgTechno-News Blog. The credit-rating agency Moody’s downgraded the outlook of the higher education sector from stable to negative, reports the Chronicle of Higher Education. More...

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What the net neutrality vote could mean for schools, students

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgTechno-News Blog. Many worry that his proposal will leave ordinary people and nonprofit organizations that exist to be places of knowledge, such as schools and libraries, more at the mercy of cable and wireless companies. More...

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How to Make Accessibility Part of the Landscape

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgTechno-News Blog. A small institution in Vermont caters to students with disabilities by letting them choose the technology that suits their needs. Landmark College in Vermont might offer some guidance. The private institution with approximately 450 students exclusively serves students with diagnosed learning disabilities, attention disorders or autism. More...

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