03 août 2018

Rethinking How We Measure Social ROI

https://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/large/public/media/CTA-IHE-banner640-150.png?itok=VxlaUtWrFor many, social ROI means one thing and one thing only: money in, money out. But if all your social measurements are cash-driven, you're missing the big picture. Despite this, ROI advocates will often argue that everything in social demands a dollar value (or some equivalent). This might make sense from the marketing side, but it doesn’t from the public-relations (PR) side. More...

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Top 3 Elements of an Award-Winning Website Redesign

https://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/large/public/media/CTA-IHE-banner640-150.png?itok=VxlaUtWrHas it been more than a few years since your University updated their web design or content strategy? If so, there’s a good chance that it is now time for a major update. More...

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Athletics: Core to the Community College Mission or Not?

The college graduation season always coincides with college baseball championship season. As professionals, we are the sum of our lived experiences, our formal education and lessons from the field, colleagues, and mentors. As a non-athlete who grew up in a family of athletes, my personal experiences gave me a limited lens of the impact of athletics on academics. More...

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Corruption in Ukraine’s Medical Universities

Ministry of Health warned rectors of medical universities about scams, fraud and extortion by unidentified criminals claiming to be contacting them on behalf of the Minister and her deputy, and demanding money in exchange for their jobs. More...

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Parity

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/large/public/confessions_of_a_community_college_dean_blog_header.jpgBy Matt Reed. I attended a liberal arts college as an undergrad, and, as someone with a Ph.D. in political philosophy, have a soft spot for folks who think there’s still a point in reading Plato. As an academic, I hate to hear of students being stranded, and faculty and staff losing their jobs. More...

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Do the Giant Scissors Actually Cut?

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/large/public/confessions_of_a_community_college_dean_blog_header.jpgBy Matt Reed. I don’t even want to speculate as to the total combined years of education represented at the meeting at which all of these questions, none of which I am making up, were asked. More...

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Driverless Cars and Directionless Politics

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/large/public/confessions_of_a_community_college_dean_blog_header.jpgBy Matt Reed. What if many of the jobs for which we prepare people now are going away in a few years, to be replaced with AI-driven automation. More...

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Godzilla Attacks!

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/large/public/confessions_of_a_community_college_dean_blog_header.jpgBy Matt Reed. Fear of state legislators, even those with valid goals. More...

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Friday Fragments - August 2, 2018

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/large/public/confessions_of_a_community_college_dean_blog_header.jpgBy Matt Reed. Lessons from a service trip abroad; Mama Mia II; transfer students; meritocracy myths. More...

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EDUCAUSE and Two Decades of Higher Ed IT Moments

By Joshua Kim. EDUCAUSE is the professional association for higher ed IT professionals. It was formed in 1998 with the merger of CAUSE and Educom. To commemorate it’s 20th anniversary, EDUCAUSE solicited feedback from the Association’s membership on "the most significant moments (e.g., developments, activities) in higher ed IT over the last twenty years”. More...

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