Archive for the ‘higher education’ Category

Maybe not useful, according to Student Course Evaluations Get An ‘F’ at http://www.npr.org/sections/ed/2014/09/26/345515451/student-course-evaluations-get-an-f

Excerpt:

At college and university classrooms nationwide a shift is afoot, with innovative teaching arrangements and approaches creating more active learning environments—and fostering collaborations between student and teacher that are making learning more personalized. Learn how Dell and Intel® are partnering with a range of higher education institutions to speed the transformation.

Find here: http://www.ecampusnews.com/whitepapers/shift-active-learning-environments/?ps=christel_broady@georgetowncollege.edu-00130000013Sb1T-0033000001DJN5U

 

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?

Watch:

 

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/