Many employers are seeking workers with B.A.s even for jobs that haven't historically required the degree. That may be good news for colleges -- but warning signs are on the horizon.
Learning Outcomes Measures
Colleges and universities need to get involved in the the rollout of the Common Core curriculum, argues a new paper from the New America Foundation.
Use of e-transcripts catches on, opening the door to new uses for the student record.
Next wave of student learning assessments from testing firms could be boon for employers and competency-based education.
Challenging findings of landmark 2011 study, new data suggest that college students make significantly bigger gains in critical thinking. But differences in methodology may contribute to the differing conclusions.
Curricular systems and materials that adapt to the learner are emerging slowly but surely as a potentially major force in higher education, Peter Stokes writes.
Should universities require graduate students to pare down years of research into a soundbite that can be understood by non-scholars?
Florida International University has embarked on an ambitious effort to internationalize the curriculum and assess students' global learning.
As Stanford spurs discussion of trimming time-to-degree for Ph.D.s, CUNY offers model for public institutions that might want to kill tradition of grad school as a place you "check in and never check out."
The U.S. Veterans Administration and the National Student Clearinghouse team up to track graduation rates.