22 août 2019

Google's College Search Ignores Community Colleges

HomeBy Paul Fain. Beginning last year, Google added information about colleges to its search function, meaning that a search for a college now automatically pulls up data, much of it from the federal government, on the institution's selectivity, tuition, graduation rates, student loan repayment rates and expected earnings. More...

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Google Adds Community Colleges to College Search

HomeBy Paul Fain. The American Enterprise Institute last month published an article on how Google did not include community colleges in its recently souped-up college search function. A search for a four-year institution automatically pulls up data -- much of it from the federal government -- on selectivity, tuition, graduation rates, student loan repayment rates and expected earnings. Community colleges, however, yielded results like any business, AEI noted. So did for-profit colleges. More...

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‘Teachin’ It’

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Success rates for community college students lag those at other institutions. Why? Many factors are at work. Many community college students come from high schools where they received lousy teaching. A new book, Teachin' It: Breakout Moves That Break Down Barriers for Community College Students (Teachers College Press), argues that instructors make an enormous difference to community college students. More...

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Compilation on Guiding Students to Success at Community Colleges

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Inside Higher Ed is pleased to release today our latest print-on-demand compilation, "Guiding Students to Success at Community Colleges." You may download a copy here, free. More...

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21 août 2019

Contra Costa President Resigns

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. The president of Contra Costa Community College has resigned, a month after she was placed on leave for an unspecified reason, the Bay Area New Group reported. Katrina VanderWoude had been in office only about one year. More...

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The Value of Voc Ed

HomeBy Greta Anderson. Report finds career and technology education courses have a higher wage return for those with no college degree than academic ones. More...

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20 août 2019

California’s online community college plans to open in fall to limited group

Techno-News BlogOpening day for California’s first online community college is 10 weeks away, but that doesn’t mean the public will be able to enroll — at least not this year. College officials had announced that fall registration would begin this summer for the state’s 115th community college, the first fully online public school in the state. More...

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Criticism Over IT Outsourcing Decision

Techno-News BlogFor three days in June 2017, Washtenaw Community College in Ann Arbor, Mich., experienced a complete network shutdown. More...

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Community College Online and Out of State

Techno-News BlogOhio’s Eastern Gateway Community College draws scrutiny from lawmakers for working with an OPM to rapidly grow online enrollment of out-of-state students. More...

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08 juillet 2019

Hungary: vocational education and training in the digital era

HomeThe newly approved mid-term strategy (VET 4.0) for the renewal of vocational education and training and adult education programmes is the policy answer to the challenges of the 4th Industrial Revolution. More...

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