Online degrees are poised to shake up the academy, says Kevin Carey, director of educational policy at the New America Foundation. That they haven’t yet is not the fault of technology as much as it is the perceived value of a traditional college diploma.
With a design to do things their own way, Generation Z, or people ages 16 to 19, could change higher ed.
Students today primarily get their entertainment from the Internet, says veteran UBTech speaker Brian Klaas, senior web systems designer at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
As technology advances and students remain on the cutting edge, colleges and universities have no choice but to keep up. That means ensuring that students can access the information they need, whenever they need it, from whatever device they choose.
President, Roger Williams University, Rhode Island
Topic: Tuition and financial aid
We are facing unaccustomed financial, demographic and competitive pressures, and if we do not address them now, many of us won’t be around in another 40 years.
What college students are learning—and how—has become a mainstream talking point across the political spectrum.
A National Council on Teacher Quality report citing a lack of rigor and grade inflation in teacher preparation courses is being disputed by the organization that represents college and university education programs.
To help our readers navigate the coming year in higher education, University Business proudly presents Outlook 2015.
Gerry McCartney embraces technology as much as he rejects it.
Managing course scheduling involves more than just cracking a complex logistical code each semester. It’s also a potential bane or boon to the operating budget.
Fall 2014 freshman seminar at University of California, Los Angeles, taught by Grace Hong, an associate professor of gender studies and Asian-American studies
A recent report suggests that while new technologies enable adaptive learning to play a major role in the future of higher ed, most instructors have yet to use the philosophy to its full potential because they are not connecting it with other important innovations.