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The research is timely. Public schools and districts are looking at a reduction in bus pickup to relieve financial pressures. Some districts — Chicago among them — have canceled school bus service altogether.
Eight months after introducing the concept of the "learner positioning system" (LPS), Digital Promise Global has launched an alpha site to serve as a testing ground for this research-based personalized learning initiative.
Three universities share how they have tailored their classrooms for immersive learning, collaboration, large classes, pedagogical research and more.
Like many other industries, much of the change occurring in colleges and universities is driven by the rise of mobile devices, the consumerization of IT, and higher customer expectations. With so many educational choices both on-campus and online, institutions have had to set aside their aversion for change in order to meet the digital desires of a new generation of students and compete on a global scale. But what will
I don’t really need to belabor the point that securing educational institutions is both incredibly challenging and crucially important; it’s a bit like describing the importance of water to a fish. Colleges and universities are here for the primary purpose of education, but they often have groups devoted to healthcare, finance, retail, and research, among the other usual administrative departments like human resources and accounting. The post 3 campus security
5 signs that a data analytics mindset has infiltrated campus culture Author: Dawn PapandreaThere’s no doubt that higher ed institutions have access to tons of student data these days, but what separates actionable insights from analytics overload?
Industry leaders discuss the biggest roadblock to effective use of data analytics tools as they relate to student successAuthor: Dawn PapandreaWhat is the biggest roadblock to effective use of data analytics tools as they relate to student success?
The changing tasks, roles and responsibilities of instructional facultyAuthor: James MuyskensThe weakest link in the expanding instructional continuum—where we are least successful—is in general education and freshman introductory courses.
Jad Abumrad doesn’t do things by the book, and he’s been rewarded for it. He’s co-host and creator of “Radiolab,” a popular public radio show that’s broadcast on more than 500 stations across the United States and has been downloaded as a podcast over 9 million times per month. He’s a 2011 MacArthur “genius grant” fellow, and his radio program won the George Foster Peabody Award in 2010 and 2015.
Tennessee, like many states, has been facing a shortage of qualified clinicians, but recently amended legislation seeks to open the door for schools to use online therapy services.