Time for Class: Lessons for the Future of Digital Courseware in Higher Education
A three-part publication series on digital courseware in higher education Pressure is mounting in the postsecondary education ecosystem to improve the quality of teaching and learning, while increasing accessibility and affordability for students. It is widely accepted that educational outcomes are better when instruction is personalized to students’ needs and objectives and effective personalized learning...
How to Destroy Higher Education
The title above is the one The Daily Beast gave to an essay I published earlier this year. Over the last several months I’ve been arguing that the increasing focus on narrow, vocational education is a crucial mistake, one that neglects a deep resource of pragmatic liberal learning. I have been talking about liberal education at various venues around the country since the publication of my…
Why we must embrace digital disruption and ensure no worker is left behind
Artificial intelligence and the fourth industrial revolution will threaten jobs but there are opportunities for growth
How I Embraced The Brave New Digital World
Twitter, Instagram, Reddit, Pinterest. Everywhere I go, I am buffeted by references to cutting-edge websites, the latest iPhone apps and our brave new di...
Quick Tips for Accessible Higher Education
Ready to move on to higher education? Does it have everything you need to succeed? Here are some quick tips on how to find what school is right for you!
Why Diversity in Higher Education Matters
The Trump administration recently announced plans to scrap Obama-era guidelines that encouraged universities to consider race as a factor to promote diversity on campus.
How Budget Battles are Stacked Against Higher Education
Michigan highlights how federal budget cuts can harm public colleges and universities.
Why Leaders In Digital Must Embrace Continuous Learning
Educational institution develops a senior-level leadership program to confront tough business challenges.
Creative, Marketing, Communications, and Higher Education Trends
How can your campus communicate the value of your institution with limited outcomes data? Noel-Levitz consultant Brian Jansen offers some tips.
Wilcox: We must embrace equity over elitism in higher education
The “Varsity Blues” college admissions cheating scandal reflects our national obsession with image over substance in higher education. The young people caught in this mess had other options for con…
How Artificial Intelligence Can Change Higher Education
Sebastian Thrun, winner of the Smithsonian American Ingenuity Award for education takes is redefining the modern classroom
What the New gTLDs Mean for Higher Education Institutions
Many new generic top-level domains are now available for anyone to purchase. What impact could gTLDs like .education, .school, and .university have on your institution's identity and reputation?
Community engagement is critical for higher education institutions
The UWC Community Engagement Unit will present a colloquium from October 29 to 30
‘Ivory Tower’ Trailer: Hard Lessons in the High Cost of Higher Education
"The concept of the institute of higher learning is about to be broken." That's a bold claim made by one of the interviewees of "Ivory Tower," the new documentary by writer-director Andrew Rossi ("Page One: Inside the New York Times"). And, if the trailer for the film
How Healthcare Organizations Are Embracing Digital Transformation
Healthcare organizations are now opening up to digitization to improve their efficiency, effectiveness, profitability, and competitiveness. Healthcare
Internationalize Higher Education: 100,000 Strong in the Americas Visit Cuba
We develop lasting solutions to our hemisphere's toughest challenges, together. It's the simple notion of partnership & we believe it can change everything.
Donate 10$ to Support Higher Education of Low-income Youth
Join 5000 Friends Raising $50,000 for the Scholarship Program benefiting DC Youth For the past 28 years, UPO has held an annual fundraising for the Washington, D.C. community to honor the legacy of Rev. Dr. King, by raising funds for the UPO Joseph A. Beavers Scholarship Since the scholarship’s inception in 2007, the proceeds of the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Breakfast have enabled UPO to provide over $500,000 in scholarships to more than 130 DC youth. While honoring Rev. Dr. King,…
Information Security Guide: Effective Practices and Solutions for Higher Education
This resource, most recently updated in 2014, provides practical approaches to preventing, detecting, and responding to information security problems in a wide range of higher education environments.
Policy Brief on How Higher Education Accreditors Address PLA
Submitted by [email protected] on Wed, 11/19/2014 - 15:21 A recent policy brief by the Council for Adult and Experiential Learning (CAEL) titled, “Holding Tight or at Arm’s Length: How Higher Education Regional Accrediting Bodies Address PLA” explores the role of regional accrediting organizations in shaping institutional policies and practices related to prior learning assessment or PLA. The full text of the policy brief is available here…
Top 10 IT issues in higher education point to deeper story
EDUCAUSE's Susan Grajek highlights how a new approach to its just-released annual IT report revealed a larger narrative for higher ed officials.