18 décembre 2018

W.V. colleges and universities reaching out for expedited education

University Business Magazine logoMore and more colleges across West Virginia are reaching beyond state lines to form partnerships to accelerate students’ educational opportunities. More...

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High schools pivot to prepare grads for prosperity without a bachelor’s degree

University Business Magazine logoAs recently as the mid-1990s, less than one-fifth of women in this country and one-quarter of men held four-year degrees. More...

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How higher education could better serve students — and the world

University Business Magazine logoFour colleges in four years, and four academic fields (wrapped into one self-designed major): that was my convoluted path to a college degree. More...

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A new approach to addressing hunger in higher ed

University Business Magazine logoOn the basement level of Harold Washington College, students find space to study, catch up and a grab a bite between classes or jobs. And in the corner, something most colleges don’t have, but a surprising number might need: a food pantry. More...

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Helping students believe college is 'worth the investment'

University Business Magazine logoDespite some recent claims to the contrary, I still believe the United States is a land of opportunity and that higher education remains the key to upward mobility. More...

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WVU challenging itself to transcend tradition

University Business Magazine logoI firmly believe that well-trodden paths will only lead our state further from prosperity. That is why West Virginia University is pioneering new approaches in all we do. More...

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Emerging from the dark

University Business Magazine logo State fiscal support for higher education has met sluggish growth recently, a trend that has community college leaders working to meet student needs despite a shrinking resource pool. More...

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First-gen college students rely heavily on media for expectations

University Business Magazine logoWhen growing up, many young people look to their parents for guidance on how to prepare for all manner of experiences. But when the parents do not have a particular experience to share, where do kids turn. More...

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Against Syllabi

Against Syllabi
This is an interesting twist on the reusability parasox. "The more syllabus-heavy a course, I would argue, the more context-dependent." The detailed course syllabus, argues the author, has evolved as a legal defense against an increasingly litigous student body. More...

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Is Instructional Video Game an Oxymoron?

Is Instructional Video Game an Oxymoron?
Overview of the use of games in learning, with descriptions or examples from UNICEF, the American Cancer Society, Greenpeace and the Bureau of Engraving and Printing. More...

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