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Tenure Track Professors Not Necessarily Best Teachers

Researchers found that college instructors who are not on the tenure track system surprisingly out-performed the tenured professors in introductory undergraduate classes.

11/06/2013

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Colleges Join Ed-Tech Revolution

Higher education may be at a turning point, joining the ed-tech revolution by creating in-house technology incubators.

10/02/2013

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Report: 7 in 10 College Students Get Financial Aid

New data from the National Post Secondary Student Aid Study, shows 71% of undergraduates received some form of financial aid in the 2011-2012 academic year, up from four years before.

09/18/2013

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The Go-To Man For College Financial Aid And Scholarships

Mark Kantrowitz says he knows everything about financing college and he’s got more than enough references to prove it.

08/19/2013

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Policy Trends In Higher Education

Just as public schools are making changes due to demographics and funding, higher education is undergoing change as well.

07/30/2013

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Measuring The Success Of College Completion

Being able to access newly available date on transfer and part time students, as well as graduation rates, will show an accurate picture of student success.

07/17/2013

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Georgia Tech To Offer MOOC-Like Graduate Degrees

By using MOOCS, the Georgia Institute of Technology and AT&T will be offering an online master’s degree in computer science at an unusually low price.

06/05/2013

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College May Still Be Costly For Students On Aid

The article in The Chronicle of Higher Education shows costs for low income students at more than 40 colleges, important information in helping them get to and succeed in college.

05/27/2013

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Do College Debt Burdens Deter Men From Graduating?

“Gender, Debt and Dropping Out,’’ an article in Gender & Society explores the effect of student loan debt on the probability of graduation for women and men and how dropping out of college affects short and long term earning potential.

04/03/2013

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College Credit Based On Competency, Not Seat Time

In 2001 Regents College, renamed Excelsior, began issuing associate degrees based on competency as a way for veterans, homemakers and others to get credit for prior learning. Now there are 20 public and private institutions developing or delivering such programs.

03/19/2013

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A Chance For College Students Who Have Foundered

The Bridge Program at Landmark College recruits students who have failed or dropped out of traditional colleges, and helps them master skills and better study habits and return to their previous institutions.

03/12/2013

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Two Captains At The Helm Of A College

College presidents plays several roles. Can one person do it all?

02/20/2013

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Colleges Should Require Business 101 For All Students

All employers – small and large – want graduates who have had some exposure to budgets. Business 101 is vital for college students’ futures.

02/13/2013

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Grades Out, Badges In

Education ‘badges’, offered mostly on online start-ups, look like brightly colored Boy Scout badges and are meant to convey more about a student and his or her strengths than a grade might.

02/05/2013

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Offering Credit For MOOCS

Higher educational institutions in the California system are looking for creative ways to reduce college costs. A project with Udacity, a for-profit provider of MOOC – or massive open online courses – may offer a solution.

01/28/2013

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