Collaboration

Five Steps to Developing a Powerful Social Networking Strategy

Creating web communities can help you build relationships of value with your most important constituents. Here's how.
 

POSITIONED TO THRIVE: Higher Ed in the Recession

How colleges and universities are working together to be stronger during tough economic times
 

SINCE WORLD WAR I, FORT ORD IN SALINAS, CALIF., HAD BEEN AN ARMY training facility and artillery target range. Today, 15 years after the army left, the property’s main feature is a growing regional university—California State University, Monterey Bay.

One-Stop Tutoring Shop

Colleges make it easier for students by co-locating tutoring services.
 

IT IS A WELL-KNOWN FACT: Tutoring helps students perform better. The trick is getting them to use it. In keeping with the cyclical nature of trends, community colleges are rediscovering the advantages of student success centers, which consolidate math, writing, and language help in one place.

Work: The Forgotten Resource

Maximizing student employment opportunities
 

IN THE MEDIA, FINANCIAL aid coverage tends to focus on topics such as the tensions between funding merit scholarships versus need-based grants, the growth in student and parent borrowing, and the need to increase funding for Federal Pell Grants. Federal or state work-study programs get little focus.

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The Cost of Innovation

Thoughts on teaching and learning and the bottom line
 

Achieving the Turnaround: From Strategy to Action

 

Working with Consultants: Look Before You Leap

Needs assessment and careful selection are the keys to a successful consulting relationship.
 

Targeting Transfers

Community colleges, universities, and states working together to improve the transfer process

LONG A STEPPING STONE TO higher education for low-income and first-generation students, community colleges will become more important to a wider variety of students if the combination of a weakening economy and increasing tuition continues.

Collaborate or Die: The Future of Education

The Challenge of Developing an Institutional System that Serves the 21st Century

We are entering the age of collaboration. Web 2.0 has gone mainstream. An entire generation of students is arriving in our schools and universities, for whom Facebook is their most important source of information and communications.

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