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General Education Can Wait, Says an Online-Learning Leader. Here’s Why.

9 hours 37 min ago
For at-risk students, earning a worthwhile credential right out of the gate can feel like a big win. The president of BYU-Idaho’s online arm says more colleges should keep that in mind.

Minutes December 10, 2018

Tue, 2018-12-11 13:55
(Unapproved Minutes) Call to order: 3:01PM Attendees: Annemarie Paikai, Brent Hirata, Warren Kawano, Matt Egami, Sandro Jube, Karim Khan, Camden Barruga, Rachael Inake, Michelle Igarashi, LeeAnne Egan Approval of minutes November 5, 2018: approved as corrected. Attendance: deleting Matt adding… Read more ›

How Can Colleges Help Liberal-Arts Majors Enter the Job Market? Here’s What You Told Us.

Tue, 2018-12-11 03:07
A greater investment in professional development, syllabi that focus on skills, and a touch of the liberal arts in professional majors: These are among the proposals rom newsletter readers.

Agenda December 10, 2018

Mon, 2018-12-10 13:07
Approval of minutes November 5, 2018 DE Guidelines & Evaluation – Division Chair Feedback Revised DE Guideline (with Annotations) Revised DE Peer Evaluation DE Self-Evaluation Online Form – Draft Convocation Presentation – Draft Subcommittee Reports IOTA (Sandro*, Camden, Warren) DE… Read more ›

What the Rise of the Mega-University Might Mean for the Rest of Us

Tue, 2018-11-27 03:00
Vast institutions like Southern New Hampshire University won’t drive all their smaller competitors offline. But they might change the market for students, the nature of faculty roles, and how we judge academic quality, among other things.

A Film About Higher Ed That Should Bother You a Little

Tue, 2018-11-20 03:00
Unlikely, a new documentary about higher education, isn’t just another scathing critique of the academy. It offers a close look at the challenges facing adult students — and it’s also a little sad.

Colleges Are Taking Adult Students’ Needs More Seriously. What’s the Next Step?

Mon, 2018-11-12 14:35
There’s plenty more room for improvement, but here’s one idea: making it easier for students who owe money to their old colleges to get transcripts and credit for their work.

Meet the New Mega-University

Sun, 2018-11-11 13:30
Fast-growing Southern New Hampshire U. represents a new breed of nonprofit institution driven by scale. Could it transform higher education?

Don’t Forget the Role of Humans in Those Tech-Driven ‘Student Success’ Efforts

Tue, 2018-11-06 07:06
“Behind every data point is a student,” says a student-affairs leader who has combined data analytics and case management on his campus.

Colleges Are Taking Adult Students’ Needs More Seriously. What’s the Next Step?

Tue, 2018-11-06 03:00
There’s plenty more room for improvement, but here’s one idea: making it easier for students who owe money to their old colleges to get transcripts and credit for their work.

Don’t Forget the Role of Humans in Those Tech-Driven ‘Student Success’ Efforts

Tue, 2018-11-06 03:00
“Behind every data point is a student,” says a student-affairs leader who has combined data analytics and case management on his campus.

Minutes November 5, 2018

Mon, 2018-11-05 15:15
Call to Order (Nov. 5, 2018)  Meeting called to order at 3:04 p.m. Warren Kawano, Matt Egami, Sandro Jube, Karim Khan, Camden Barruga, Rachael Inake, Michelle Igarashi, Kuuipo (Tracie) Losch, Kelsie Aguilera (New), LeeAnne Egan Approval of the Minutes Approval of October… Read more ›

Agenda November 5, 2018

Mon, 2018-11-05 13:03
Approval of October 8 Minutes DE Course Self-Evaluation Details Every three years. Proposed responsibilities, procedures, timeline, format DE Guidelines and Evaluation forum at convocation Subcommittee Reports IOTA (Sandro*, Camden, Warren) DE Liaison (Michelle*, Kuuipo, Christy) Faculty Evaluation (Rachael*, Karim, Matt)… Read more ›

Arizona State Will Give Uber Drivers in 8 Cities Free Tuition in Its Online Program

Thu, 2018-11-01 04:00
The partnership is among a growing number of tuition-free alliances between universities and corporations, including Google, FedEx, and Starbucks.

Why Did a Small Conference in an Obscure Field Invite Steve Bannon to Give the Keynote?

Wed, 2018-10-31 13:05
Behind the curtain is an academic who has made waves for his digital emulation of Bannon’s former boss.

Is Teaching Quality the Next Front for Education Investors?

Tue, 2018-10-30 02:00
Companies hope to play a key role in the evolution of the student-success movement.

A Message to College Leaders: Don’t Overlook Resources Right Under Your Nose

Tue, 2018-10-23 01:39
Doing so can be costly — especially when university-based projects have been at the forefront of movements now gaining purchase, like open educational resources.

Can an Innovative Online College Help Adults Stay Employed?

Tue, 2018-10-16 04:17
Foundry College is designed to prepare adults for middle-skill jobs that won’t leave them vulnerable to losing their livelihoods to a robot in the years to come.

MIT Plans $1-Billion Project to Develop Artificial Intelligence — and to Tackle Challenges the Technology Will Create

Mon, 2018-10-15 15:46
Fueled by $650 million in gifts so far and 50 faculty hires, a new college will break down interdisciplinary silos and explore both the future and implications of the growing field.

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