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U. of Florida Online considers how to sell studying online to high school graduates

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All but 22 of the University of Florida Online's roughly 1,000 students are adult learners. How can the university sell going to college online to high school graduates?

Higher ed associations, disability rights groups clash over campus technology standards

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Higher ed lobbying group and advocates for students with disabilities are at odds over a proposal that would require a federal agency to set guidelines for the accessibility of technology products on campus.

Endowed chair promotes critical thinking at RIT

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What one university is doing to promote critical thinking. Hint: It involves a chair, a really expensive one.

To maximize graduation rates, colleges should focus on middle-range students, research shows

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Students who end first year with G.P.A. between 2.0 and 3.0 have been neglected by academic support programs, says research based on data from 60 institutions. Is this where colleges can have the biggest impact on retention?

Reading Apprenticeship Program helps instructors across disciplines teach reading

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Community college instructors across disciplines can teach reading comprehension, thanks to an expanding training program that is winning believers.

Sewanee puts faculty back in charge of freshman advising

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It's hard to offer meaningful advising to new students before they arrive on campus. But Sewanee says it can be done, with professors making key decisions.

 

New book blames colleges for many college graduates' difficult adjustment to adulthood

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In a new book, the authors of Academically Adrift return to report on how the same cohort of "meandering" students are faring after graduation. It's not a pretty picture.

Book advocates 'Reacting to the Past' pedagogy

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In new book, creator of "Reacting to the Past" details history of the pedagogical technique and advocates its wider adoption.

Study examines professors' writing assignments for students

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National study examines the nature of assignments -- and finds many of them lacking in creativity.

New study assesses humanities' impact by credits earned, not majors declared

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New analysis shows that students earn more credits in the humanities than in STEM -- but that humanities majors and STEM majors rarely find themselves in the same classroom.

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