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Six ideas for prioritizing academic integrity among students

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Just 17% of students say all or nearly all their professors have put effort into using authentic assessments that make cheating more difficult; another quarter say many professors have done so.

Student perceptions of academic integrity and exposure to unethical behaviors uncovered in our survey can guide colleges in educating about such issues and taking action to prevent cheating.

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Dealing with college students’ learning loss: The Key podcast

Two experts on student learning discuss how colleges and professors can gauge whether and how much the pandemic set back students on their educational paths.

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Studies pick college programs with best investment returns

Two new studies examine which degree programs at which institutions offer graduates the best chance of recouping their costs and repaying their loans.

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Minerva, a higher education outsider, now an accredited university

The unabashed “Ivy League alternative,” birthed from an investor-backed start-up, gains a very traditional stamp of approval.

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Survey of colleges finds mixed reactions to test-optional admissions

Colleges find significant gains in enrollment of minority and low-income students, but also difficulties in predicting yield.

Students see less value in college, despite positive experiences

Survey finds students support their institutions and mostly plan to re-enroll -- but increasingly doubt whether education is worth the price.

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Did positive thinking boost college faculty's online teaching?

Faculty members who saw the shift to online learning as an opportunity were less likely to feel burned out or receive poor ratings on their teaching.

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U of Illinois says goodbye to Proctorio

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign says it won't work with Proctorio past this summer, citing "significant" accessibility concerns. Will other campuses be next?

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What do we know -- and what should we try to learn -- about this spring's remote instruction?

What should we try to find out? And how might what we learn influence how colleges educate their students this fall and beyond?

Western accreditor will consider approving colleges outside its region

Freed by new U.S. rules, the accrediting agency for California, Hawaii and the Pacific Islands will review colleges outside its region -- the first regional accreditor to make such a move.

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