15 juin 2015

Coût de l’expertise ?

Sur le blog "Histoires d'universités" de Pierre DuboisCOMUE, le pire est toujours possible : la preuve. Les établissements d’enseignement supérieur et de recherche de Bretagne et des Pays-de-Loire, dont 7 universités, continuent à vouloir se regrouper dans une seule COMUE, alors qu’ils ont échoué à obtenir une IDEX dans le cadre du PIA2. Chroniques Feu la COMUE Bretagne-Loire (5 mai 2015), Présidents sourds et aveugles (7 mai 2015). Suite...

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25 mai 2015

How to Dramatically Slash the Cost of College Education

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. The exorbitant cost of higher education is a recurrent topic of conversation, concern, and discontent these days. Against that backdrop, an announcement from edX and Arizona State University caught my attention last week. ASU and edX announced a program called Global Freshman Academy. More...

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17 mai 2015

The Growth in College Costs Is Slowing, Particularly for Poorer Families

By . In a recent Wall Street Journal interview, President Mitch Daniels of Purdue University said, “For decades college tuition has outpaced inflation, forcing students to increase their borrowing.” While this sort of hyperbole is rampant in the media, it’s disconcerting, to say the least, coming from a college president. Daniels claims “tuition has outpaced inflation” for decades. More...

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Commentary on College Costs Doesn’t Get to the Heart of the Matter

To the Editor:
James Doti is absolutely correct about the complexity of judging the cost of college and its rate of growth (“The Growth in College Costs Is Slowing, Particularly for Poorer Families,” The Chronicle, May 13.)  But his “analysis” doesn’t get to the heart of the matter.  College costs are not solely about tuition. More...

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Why the news on high college costs is starting to get (a little) better

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "csmonitor.com logo"By . College costs at public universities, which skyrocketed during the recession, are now starting to slow down. But states still have a long way to go rein in tuition.
After years of attention to spiraling and out-of-control college costs, some of the more recent news shows movement in the other direction. More...

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3 ways tech can reduce growing costs for student services

eCampus NewsBy Meris Stansbury - . As campus IT departments move to on-demand models—ecosystems that support fully-customized and personalized options—for student services and campus functions, it’s also critical to provide these services at a lower over-time cost. More...

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05 mai 2015

Cost of education rises double that of inflation

By Ntsakisi Maswanganyi. The cost of education rose by 9.3% in March compared to March last year. This is 5.3% higher than the headline inflation figure of 4% year-on-year for the same month, according to the statistics SA data. The data was based on fees charged by schools and tertiary institutions. Education inflation consistently outstripped inflation, said statistics SA. It said: "South African households will have to make more room in their budgets to pay for rising tuition fees." More...

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03 mai 2015

Money Talk

HomeBy Kellie Woodhouse. As colleges across the country attempt to navigate tough economic times and respond to calls to change their business models, conflicts abound. They are about not only the substance of various strategies, but about the ways administrators and faculty communicate during an era of sweeping change in how the business side of universities operate. Read more...

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27 avril 2015

Texas universities pioneer flexible, low-cost degree program

usa todayBy . In 2011, due to steadily increasing tuition rates for four-year college degrees former Texas Governor Rick Perry challenged higher education administrators to create a $10,000 degree. More...

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Clinton Criticizes For-Profits, Talks College Costs

HomeHillary Clinton, on her first trip to Iowa after declaring her presidential candidacy, criticized for-profit colleges and talked about college costs in a discussion at Kirkwood Community College. Read more...

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