05 mai 2019

Beyond Distribution Requirements

By Matt Reed. The community colleges in my state have a common framework for distribution requirements for general education courses. An Associate of Arts degree has to have 45 (out of 60) credits in gen ed; an Associate of Science has to have 30; an Associate of Applied Science has to have 20. More...

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Just This Week

By Matt Reed. Gun violence, again and again and again.
On Wednesday, we devoted a chunk of the Cabinet meeting to discussing various measures to ensure or improve the physical security of everyone on campus. By necessity, that involved discussions of some pretty awful scenarios. More...

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Friday Fragments - May 3, 2019

By Matt Reed. Free tuition; expenses beyond tuition; young adults and politics. More...

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Is the Emphasis on Marginalization Flattening Diversity Work?

By Eboo Patel. Intersectionality theory welcomes conversation about multiple dimensions of identity but allows for the narration of only one type of experience. More...

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College and the Intellectual Journey

By Eboo Patel. What I learned about a liberal arts education from The Second Mountain by David Brooks. More...

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The Publishers' Move to Capture Campus Data

HomeBy Doug Lederman. Analysis commissioned by advocacy group documents how major companies' business strategies could help them lock up research and learning data that colleges and scholars need. More...

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Study Finds U.S. Loans Don't Inflate Professional School Tuition

HomeBy Doug Lederman. Researcher concludes that increase in Grad PLUS loans did not drive up the price of medical and business schools or increase debt burden of those who enrolled. More...

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Teaching in a Digital Age

HomeBy Doug Lederman. "Teaching in a Digital Age" is Inside Higher Ed's new compilation of articles. This print-on-demand booklet is available for download here. More...

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Do Colleges Measure What They Value?

HomeBy Doug Lederman. As Americans express growing doubts about the value of a postsecondary degree, colleges and universities have been under increasing pressure to show that students emerge with the knowledge and/or skills the institutions say they're trying to develop. More...

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Prudential to Spend $180 Million on Education and Training

HomeBy Paul Fain. Prudential Financial announced on Tuesday that it will spend $180 million through 2025 on education and training for young people, ages 15 to 29, who lack access to education, training or regular jobs. The financial services company said it was making this investment in so-called opportunity youth to help prepare the future global work force. More...

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