Archive for the ‘higher education’ Category

Source:  https://www.insidehighered.com/views/2017/01/13/upcoming-trends-2017-colleges-should-prepare-essay

Read about the following topics:

  • Sliding enrollments
  • Concerns about cost and access
  • Questions about value
  • A focus on careers and job placement
  • Declining state support.
  • Collisions over campus climate
  • The defense of academic freedom and free speech
  • So, What to Do?

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Camille Paglia: ‘Universities Are an Absolute Wreck Right Now’

A timely piece, especially considering current legislation in the Commonwealth of Kentucky.  Read “Educator Warns of Pitfalls of Training to Workforce Needs” at https://www.higheredjobs.com/Articles/articleDisplay.cfm?ID=1147&utm_source=01_04_2017&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=InsiderUpdate

Interesting data and tables to shed more light on student evaluation issues:  http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/impactofsocialsciences/2016/02/04/student-evaluations-of-teaching-gender-bias/

Is this trend going to be a good idea for every organization?  Will international students add to the campus culture?  I am a huge supporter myself!  Check out the universities and their reputation:  http://www.businessinsider.com/american-colleges-with-most-foreign-students-2016-12

Read a good discussion here at https://www.brookings.edu/blog/social-mobility-memos/2016/12/23/the-declining-productivity-of-education/