Transforming the Student Experience

Transforming the Student Experience
Nov 09, 2021
Higher education thought leaders and colleges are working together to create a three-year bachelor’s degree program that will offer all the value of a four-year degree—for less cost.
Feb 22, 2017
Texas A&M professor creates video game to teach students introductory calculus, one of the most difficult academic subjects. 

Opinion

December 1, 2021

The next few years in higher education promise to herald a tech revolution. Delivery modes will be the most visible, but autonomous and related smart tech may be the most impactful.

November 17, 2021

The numbers paint a clear picture of change in demand for higher education. Still unclear is if colleges will adapt from static schools to dynamic institutions in time to survive and thrive.

November 3, 2021

The numbers are startling: in the wake of deadly COVID infections, quarantines and isolation, nearly 3 percent of the entire U.S. workforce resigned in the month of August alone. What is higher ed’s role in reshaping careers and lives?

October 20, 2021

The web is constantly evolving. Emerging now is a more immersive 3-D environment that features augmented reality, virtual reality and persistent connections. It is called the metaverse, and it may transform online learning.

October 6, 2021

The placid ivy-covered walls and calm quad will remain when COVID is vanquished, but the university will never be the same. We are forever changed -- by the disease and by the advance of technology and competition in this, the fourth industrial revolution.

September 22, 2021

We are witnessing the remaking of higher education. Strategies for mainstream colleges and universities must change from the short term to the long term as large-scale collaboratives and huge corporations enter the field.

September 8, 2021

The world is in the advent of the fourth industrial revolution, which is what the World Economic Forum describes as a new era that extends the impact of digitization in new and unanticipated ways.

August 25, 2021

Overpriced, outdated and no longer required by an increasing number of employers, is the baccalaureate in a death spiral?

August 11, 2021

We have experienced dramatic changes in the past year and a half as Covid disrupted our campuses, classes, research and services. What can we expect in the coming academic year?

July 28, 2021

In recent months, more and more campuses have announced they will reopen, but the dark shadow of mental health issues will extend into the fall semester and beyond.

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Archive

November 9, 2021

Higher education thought leaders and colleges are working together to create a three-year bachelor’s degree program that will offer all the value of a four-year degree—for less cost.

January 6, 2021

The pandemic has forced institutions to reckon finally with the fundamental issues of the true value of higher education from a student's perspective, Peter Lake and Rob Buelow write.

September 11, 2018

Early-alert systems designed to catch struggling students are ubiquitous in higher ed, but not every institution is seeing desired results.

July 10, 2018

The best college teaching has always included both rational argument and emotional insight -- a combination that is more crucial than ever in classrooms today, argues John R. Swallow.

March 29, 2017

Survey of campus counseling centers finds increased demand for services, as well as additional positions and more diversity in hiring.

March 16, 2017

Despite all the talk about the need for innovation, colleges and universities today are changing too quickly, not too slowly, argues Johann N. Neem.

Archive

February 22, 2017

Texas A&M professor creates video game to teach students introductory calculus, one of the most difficult academic subjects. 

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