15 janvier 2020

Graduates value degrees and courses relevant to their jobs, survey finds

Techno-News BlogStudents tend to see more value in their postsecondary education when it features coursework relevant to their jobs, according to a new survey of 340,000 people from Gallup and Strada Education Network. More...

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14 janvier 2020

Five Canadian colleges recognise Pearson PTE

By Viggo Stacey. Pearson has announced that five colleges in Canada will be using its PTE Academic English language test, meaning the exam is now recognised by 90% of the country’s post-secondary institutions. More...

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ICE memo clarifies operations for recruiters

By Viggo Stacey. US Immigrations and Customs Enforcement has clarified that a form prospective university students require to apply for a visa to study in the country must only be directly issued to students, their dependents or in some cases to their parents. More...

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I Started College at 16

I first registered for classes at 15 years old, during my junior year of high school. My first day of class was just after my 16th birthday. While, at the time, it appeared to be a brilliant way to get a head start in life and save me some money (dual-enrolled college/high school students had all tuition costs waived), it also laid a heavy burden of stress on my teenage shoulders. More...

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Buying the American Mind -- Who’s Doing It?

U.S. government investigations of possible espionage by Chinese researchers and students in the United States and nonstop media coverage of purported malfeasance are having an effect on U.S.-China educational relations. More...

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13 janvier 2020

I Want to Take a Class

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/JustVisitingLogo_white.jpg?itok=K5uvzo_-By John Warner. I have a specific class in mind, Theater 288: Reading Hamilton -- Representation & History in the American Musical. More...

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Taking Stock of 2019

By Steven Mintz. The Great Recession was like an earthquake that rattles the ground and then subsides -- yet leaves the landscape transformed. Over a decade after its onset, the Great Recession fundamentally altered American higher education. More...

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How to Be Progressive Without Being Divisive

I’ve been struck that in the middle of America’s polarization vortex, the unifying figures of Dolly Parton and Fred Rogers appear to be everywhere. More...

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Wisdom on a Dog Walk

By Matt Reed. This weekend was weirdly warm in New Jersey; it was well into the 60s on both days. Among other things, that made for ideal dog-walking weather. I corralled The Girl into joining me on a long one. More...

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A New Path for Evergreen

HomeBy Lilah Burke. Evergreen State, long known for experimental education and leftist politics, still has no majors but is providing students with "paths of study" to follow if they choose. More...

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