29 janvier 2019

Homestay app takes out gen[in] prize

By Anton Crace. An app to rethink homestay and allow students to rate their experiences was one of the winners announced at the inaugural gen[in] student innovation challenge held in Brisbane in early August. More...

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Six Steps for a Successful Web Governance Strategy

https://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/large/public/media/CTA-IHE-banner640-150.png?itok=VxlaUtWrDecentralizing your website content contribution often means more content and demand for priority from content creators. Creating a web governance strategy is key to delivering an effective website experience for web visitors. More...

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Underestimating the Potential of Email

https://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/large/public/media/CTA-IHE-banner640-150.png?itok=VxlaUtWrFor many university marketers, email is one of our most important channels. Perhaps that’s why we often seek external advice on ways to improve our campaigns. In many cases. More...

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Universities Use Partnerships to Replace Utilities

HomeBy Marjorie Valbrun. University public-private partnership projects, or PPPs, are expected to multiply over the next couple of years as universities speed up efforts to replace aging utility infrastructure. Moody’s Investor Service predicts these projects will carry “a wide variety of risks” for investors. More...

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Slow and Steady for Competency-Based Education

HomeBy Paul Fain. While competency-based education is spreading gradually, interest and optimism about it remain high, and experts say careful growth is best. More...

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Gates Seeks Partners to Help Transform Campuses

HomeBy Paul Fain. The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation this week announced a major new grant program in postsecondary education. To advance its goal of improved student success -- particularly for low-income and first-generation students, students of color, and working adults -- the foundation said it is seeking up to 10 "intermediaries for scale" that can work intensively with colleges and universities over a multiyear period. More...

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University of Utah Introduces Income-Share Experiment

HomeBy Paul Fain. The University of Utah today announced the creation of an experimental program to offer some students the option of an income-share agreement. So-called ISAs, which tap portions of postgraduate income to reduce college tuition fees, have generated support from policy makers and others as a promising way to help pay for college. Critics, however, call the agreements new forms of potentially problematic private loans. More...

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Florida Suspends Health-Care Licenses for Borrowers in Default

HomeBy Paul Fain. Florida's Board of Health in the last two years has suspended licenses to work for roughly 100 health-care employees, including nurses, nursing assistants and pharmacists, because the workers had defaulted on their student loans, according to a report by WFTS, an ABC television affiliate in Tampa Bay. More...

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More on Student Debt and Declining Home Ownership

HomeBy Paul Fain. The relationship between student loan debt and home ownership is complex, according to a new report from the Federal Reserve. Previous reports from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York have found mixed evidence of the impact of student loan debt on the likelihood of whether the borrower will buy a home. More...

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Takedown of Online Education

HomeBy Paul Fain. Fully online programs widen achievement gaps and often are unaffordable, says report seeking to discourage politicians from pulling back on federal policy protections. More...

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