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Under the Radar: Branch Campuses Take Off

WHAT HAPPENED TO all the people who thought online learning would drive traditional education out of the market? Just when "click" is supposed to be replacing "brick," branch campuses are proliferating around the country, to the point where the question facing academic administrators these days may well be, "Where and when are you planning to open your next branch campus?"

Have it Your Way: How Personalization and Collaboration are Driving the Future of Higher Education Technology

IN THE DYNAMIC world of higher education, technology drives innovation and advancement. The role of technology in higher education will continue to evolve as institutions realize the increasing importance of integration between campuses, departments and IT systems --and collaboration-- among students, faculty and staff.

Back to the Future

THE MORE THINGS appear to change, the more things in fact remain the same. Higher education is no exception. Views once expressed about non-conventional (a.k.a. non-traditional) higher education are still very much appropriate.

Technology Will Sharpen Higher Education Response to U.S. Regulation and Demands for Accountability

ACROSS MULTIPLE DIMENSIONS, significant change has come to U.S. higher education because of diverse but insistent governmental calls for "accountability" - across teaching and learning, academic program offerings, financial aid services, and affordability. With or without ongoing interventions by government agencies such as the U.S. Department of Education under Margaret Spellings, the underpinnings of the current accountability movement are increasingly being accepted as the basis for an evolutionary transformation of the higher education system.

Helping Students Manage Education Debt: Whose Job Is It?

Problems, Not Issues: Why Don't We Bother?

Distance Learning That Works

The Continuing Importance of Place in Library Service

Why Relevance Matters

Tuition and Student Debt Levels Reflect National Priorities

COLLEGE TUITION HAS INCREASED 35 PERCENT in the last five years, according to the College Board. There are several reasons why tuition rises at a rate faster than inflation. The first is that there are real cost increases associated with organizations that are both personnel and technology intense-and higher education fits that model.

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