02 août 2018

Engaging Students in Democracy

HomeColleges should focus on preparing students to be citizens, but there's little evidence many have integrated such education into their programs and courses, write Andrew J. Seligsohn and Thomas Erhlich. More...

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How Not to Respond to Threats to Diversity

HomeColleges should consider the response to a century-old Supreme Court decision and be sure they have a plan to welcome all students, regardless of what today's courts say about affirmative action, writes John Frederick Bell. More...

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Inconsistent Use of Credentials by Manufacturers

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. Employers in the manufacturing industry use credentials inconsistently, generally not relying on them as a major factor in hiring or promotion decisions, according to the results of a survey conducted by Workcred, an affiliate of the American National Standards Institute, and the Hollings Manufacturing Extension Partnership, an operating unit of the National Institute of Standards and Technology. More...

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Montana sets example for other states by using data to drive policy

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. A new case study, How Montana is using data to drive policy change, written in collaboration between the Montana Department of Labor and Industry and the Workforce Data Quality Campaign shows how data-driven decision making can help states create education and workforce policies that can help them compete in a 21st century economy. More...

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Cybersecurity worker shortage a national security issue amid infiltration of utility companies

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. The vulnerability of the U.S. energy infrastructure to outside intrusion from hackers was exposed by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) during a briefing on Monday. More...

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How Essay-Writing Factories Reel In Vulnerable Students

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. Two years ago I decided to prove that the essay-writing business is a scourge, and that professors must become more aware of the allure of bespoke cheating. I googled “essay writing services” and selected, at random, one of many websites. More...

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The Best Learning Blends Online and Instructor-Led Courses

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. Companies increasingly see the need to have workers who are continuously learning — which is to say, they see the need to be a culture of learning and development. More...

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Why We Need To Rethink Conventional Graduation Rates As A Measure Of Colleges’ Success

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. In the academic world, we have run into a statistical dead end in assessing how our students are performing. I want to propose a way of breaking through the issue so that our colleges and universities are able to keep pace with, and measure, the deep changes impacting our economy and society and the role higher education must play. More...

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What are the top trends in ed tech?

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. The use of big data or cloud computing and the expansive and unpredictable inroads made by online learning were among the most important changes in higher education brought on by technology, according to a review of trends by Educause as it celebrated its 20-year anniversary. More...

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Enterprise Analytics: A Driver of Student-First Culture

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. When institutions begin to look at their data as an institutional asset, not departmental property, they unlock the true potential of advanced analytics systems. More...

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