08 octobre 2016

Real cost of campus carry lower than projected

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. A month ago, public colleges and universities in Texas were preparing for the realities of a controversial new law which allowed citizens to carry concealed weapons into campus facilities. More...

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The cost of catching up

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Across the country, millions of students enroll in college every year only to learn that they need to take classes that will not count toward their degrees because they cover material that they should have learned in high school. More...

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03 octobre 2016

Parents expected to pay more towards university costs

University World News Global EditionAs students across the country prepare to start university for the first time, analysis of student loan data has revealed that many parents may be feeling the pinch, writes Josie Gurney-Read for The Telegraph. Read more...

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27 septembre 2016

Economist suggests Ed Dept credentialing as college cost cure

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. Economist Carlo Salerno writes in the Huffington Post that allowing the U.S. Department of Education to grant degrees based upon the number of courses completed, regardless of transfers or the number of institutions, is a way to generate more value and decrease costs for students. More...

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Un étudiant français coûte en moyenne 14 500 euros par an

La France dépense légèrement plus pour ses étudiants que la moyenne des pays de l’Organisation de coopération et de développement économiques (OCDE). C’est ce qui ressort de l’édition 2016 de son « Regard sur l’éducation », publié jeudi 15 septembre et réalisé à partir des données de 2013. Un étudiant y coûte chaque année environ 14 500 euros, contre 14 000 euros en moyenne pour l’ensemble des pays de l’OCDE. Le pourcentage de diplômés du supérieur est de 34 % (même moyenne que dans l’OCDE), mais avec un niveau de diplômés de cycle court plus élevés en France (15 %) que pour les autres pays de l’OCDE (8 %). Voir l'article...

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31 août 2016

Clinton/Sanders keep college costs in national spotlight

eCampus NewsBy Susan Snyder. Some education experts wonder if state colleges have the capacity to accommodate a likely increase in students. More...

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High college costs lead students to skip course materials

eCampus NewsA survey reveals that rising higher education costs sometimes force students to forego purchasing course materials, leading to lower grades. More...

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Long-neglected maintenance threatens to escalate college cost

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Akerman Hall is a gateway to the complex that houses the University of Minnesota’s Department of Mechanical Engineering. But wandering through it is more like an experience in archeology. More...

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30 août 2016

As college costs soar, critics question open curriculum courses

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. College students heading back to campus may find some obscure course offerings such as: Zombies in Popular Media. Some argue every class has its merit; others worry they are a waste of time and money. More...

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Do rising costs equal increased efficiency?

University Business LogoBy Deborah Yaffe. Library spending on serials rose 402 percent between 1986 and 2012, according to the Association of Research Libraries, and costs for individual subscriptions rose by an average of 12 percent over the past two years alone, a Library Journal survey found. More...

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