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With a growing non-traditional student population, many colleges and universities are looking to blended learning technology and strategy to meet their pedagogical needs. But finding a combination of online and in-person components that match the expectations of both students and faculty can be daunting. Thankfully, higher ed’s collaborative culture makes networking and sharing expertise with other IT professionals easier. The post 3 experts share their blended learning advice appeared first
Lynn Morton, strategy director at digital marketing agency R2i, specializes in working with higher education marketing teams. eCampus News talked with Morton about ways to best target Gen Z last year; this time, we asked her about reaching adult learners. The post 6 tips for reaching adult students appeared first on eCampus News.
Funding cuts risk undermining the performing arts, but they deserve our supportThe UK has long enjoyed a global reputation as a centre for excellence in the performing arts, both as an exporter of talent and a destination of choice for lovers of culture. We gain a lot emotionally from the industry, which boosts our mental and physical health. But performing arts are also part of the fastest-growing sector of the
And now to the hardest part of being an adjunct lecturer. Final papers. Final exams. Grading. Both the students, and ultimately, yourself. There’s no help. No TA (teacher’s assistant). You are the TA and the professor. And besides the school work, you have your own professional work to do. But teaching is the higher calling, right? I now realize what a luxury it is to have a small class of
An authorâ€™s book, and his life, model how to convey kindness, care, and concern to college students.
Which degrees are undergraduates pursuing? We’ve been tracking enrollment patterns for a while, and a new Bloomberg article offers no surprises. Justin Fox parses NCES data to find that while the humanities decline, business and health care are booming. The time frame is “Selected years, 1970-71 through 2016-17,” and the pattern is a familiar one. Fox offers the top 10 undergrad majors in two academic years for contrast, starting with
Authors of a new book argue that too many students attend financially struggling colleges that are barely equipped to serve them well.
Billionaire investor Robert F. Smith has promised to pay off the student loan debt for this year’s graduating class of Morehouse College. “My family is going to create a grant to eliminate your student loans,” Smith told the nearly 400 students and their families at commencement on Sunday, where he received an honorary degree from the nation’s only Black college for men, alongside actress Angela Bassett and psychologist Dr. Edmund
Mildred García, president of the American Association of State Colleges and Universities, told graduates at Ithaca College’s 124th Commencement ceremony that they have a profound responsibility to use the achievement of their degree to serve as a beacon of hope and opportunity for others. García delivered the main address to some 1,500 graduates at the ceremony on Sunday, May 19.
With the Brexit limbo set to linger for a few months yet, uncertainty looks likely to continue affecting the U.K.’s commercial relationships. Foreign direct investment in the country has fallen by nearly 20% in the last three years, and the same period has seen British companies less likely to enter into foreign trade than before.Despite a difficult short-term picture, though, there is some hope that the U.K. can continue to
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