29 janvier 2020

Introducing ‘Transforming Teaching and Learning’

HomeBy Doug Lederman. "Inside Digital Learning" is morphing into something new, exploring the ways colleges and professors are changing how and what they teach and students learn -- with or without technology. More...

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Who Leads on College Learning?

HomeBy Doug Lederman. Significant experimentation has taught us much about what works and what doesn't in teaching and learning -- yet the knowledge remains diffused, not systemic. Can anyone marshal it. More...

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More Trustees Fear for the Future

HomeBy Rick Seltzer. More than 40 percent of trustees are now very concerned about the future of higher education, up 14 points from last year, according to a survey. More...

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Moody's: Slow Student Loan Repayment Driving High Balances, Bringing Social, Credit Implications

HomeBy Rick Seltzer. Slow repayments have become the most important contributor to rising student loan balances, Moody’s Investors Service said in a report released Thursday. More...

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Football Coach Suspended for Hitler Comments

HomeBy Rick Seltzer. Grand Valley State University in Michigan suspended a recently hired football coach over comments he made to the student newspaper about wanting to dine with Adolf Hitler. More...

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S&P Issues Negative Outlook for Higher Ed

HomeBy Rick Seltzer. The U.S. higher education outlook is negative, with more potential disruptions to credit than favorable opportunities, S&P Global Ratings said Thursday. More...

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Florida Refunds Prepaid Plan Funds

HomeBy Rick Seltzer. Florida will issue cash refunds for families who have participated in its prepaid tuition plan, officials announced Monday. More...

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Iowa Wesleyan, Saint Leo Break Off Partnership Talks

HomeBy Rick Seltzer. Iowa Wesleyan University and Saint Leo University in Florida are walking away from partnership plans after encountering difficulties with financial conditions, student financial aid and accreditation. More...

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San José State Plans Housing for Students and Employees

HomeBy Paul Fain. Located in California's Silicon Valley, San José State University is grappling with one of America's most expensive housing markets. The university today rolled out a "comprehensive housing" solution that includes plans for student, faculty and staff members' housing needs. More...

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Doubling Graduation Rates in Ohio for CUNY's ASAP

HomeBy Paul Fain. Three Ohio community colleges in 2014 began adopting versions of a student success program from the City University of New York. The expanding program, dubbed Accelerated Study in Associate Programs (ASAP), requires community college students to attend full-time while providing them with a wide array of additional supports, including enhanced advising, special first-year courses, cohort course taking, tutoring, career services, a tuition waiver, textbook assistance and a subsidy for public transportation. More...

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