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- How Technology Is Not Changing the Future of Higher Education“Labs test artificial intelligence, virtual reality and other innovations that could improve learning and lower costs for Generation Z and beyond.” Read more »
- Is Students' Early Career Success Their Professors' Problem?These sorts of questions are particularly live at the moment because of underlying assumptions that people in and around higher education are ... Read more »
- Concordia students say bias reports were met with silenceStudents who have made efforts to change the racial dynamics at Concordia College are worried their reports of racist incidents on campus are falling on deaf ears as concerns about a white professor who used a racial slur during class have been met largely with silence. That incident and others… Read more »
- Education Department says House committee is seeking to abuse power with subpoena threatThree weeks ago the U.S. House of Representatives' oversight committee threatened it might subpoena U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos if she didn’t confirm she would appear before the body on March 3 to answer an array of questions. It doesn’t sound like DeVos is going to go. Instead of an… Read more »
- Colleges start new academic programsFresno Pacific University is starting a bachelor of science in nursing. Indiana University Southeast is starting a bachelor of science in art education. Indiana Wesleyan University is starting a master's of science in athletic training. Meredith College is starting an online M.A. in criminal justice. Oberlin College is starting a… Read more »
- Programs in Italy, South Korea cancel classes and make other changes as coronavirus spreadsAmerican university programs in Italy -- the second-most-popular destination for study abroad programs -- are variously suspending operations and evacuating students, moving classes online, or warning students not to travel domestically as the global spread of the new coronavirus begins to affect international programs in countries outside China, where the… Read more »
- Colleges should much more deliberately emphasize the soft skills they say they provide students for preparation for jobs (opinion)College is still a promising investment, but the increasingly dynamic labor market requires a much more deliberate emphasis on the soft or human skills that we often claim to be cultivating passively, argues Terry McDonough. Read more »
- Still Not Using Data to Inform Decisions and PolicyPerhaps the most striking involves Georgia State University, which has ... As described in a recent Chronicle of Higher Education article, the Institute ... Read more »