Assessment

Data from one college shows whether its degree is worth it

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A database of all students ever admitted to the National Technical Institute for the Deaf allows the college to more reliably show the economic payoff of its programs. 

ACE panel calls for sustaining but changing regional accreditation

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Higher ed group's panel calls for refining, not revamping, system of quality assurance, with emphasis on transparency and independence from the government.

Using Big Data to Predict Online Student Success

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An ambitious research project is proving the payoffs of predictive analytics in higher ed, and early findings overturn conventional wisdom about student success.

State budget cuts make completion goals difficult for community colleges

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Citing severe state budget woes, community college leaders are pessimistic about the feasibility of the push to graduate more students, survey finds.

An admissions reformer takes stock of the use of noncognitive variables

William Sedlacek, a pioneer in the use of noncognitive measures for admissions, discusses his new book on the state of the movement.

Northwestern and Berkeley's journalism schools drop accreditor, echoing broader criticism about the value of accreditation

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Northwestern’s journalism school drops its accreditor, shortly after Berkeley did the same, echoing broader questions about the value of the process and whether it impedes innovation.

International Conference on Information Society

Date: 
Mon, 07/17/2017 to Wed, 07/19/2017

Location

Merrion Rd, Dublin 4 Clayton Hotel Ballsbridge
Dublin Dublin 4
Ireland

National Institute on the Assessment of Adult Learning

Date: 
Wed, 06/14/2017 to Fri, 06/16/2017

Location

Tropicana Casino and Resort
Atlantic City , New Jersey
United States

2017 ACCJC Annual Conference

Date: 
Tue, 04/04/2017 to Fri, 04/07/2017

Location

17900 Jamboree Road Hotel Irvine
Irvine , California 92614
United States

Southern accreditor places 10 on probation, including Louisville and new UT campus

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Southern accreditor puts 10 colleges on probation, including Louisville for its governance problems, several for-profit art schools for financial woes and new University of Texas campus for an array of shortcomings.

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