Academic administration

Academic rigor lacking but not dead, study says

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The state of academic rigor and student engagement in the classroom isn't in a total state of decay, but there is plenty to be desired, study suggests.

Study finds that high schoolers who are physically attractive are more likely to complete college

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High schoolers who are physically attractive are more likely than others to complete college, study finds.

Duke U. professor plans massive collaborative effort to tackle the challenges facing higher education

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Duke's Cathy Davidson plans a massive collaborative effort to tackle the challenges facing higher education.

Despite new studies, flipping the classroom still enjoys widespread support

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Despite a seemingly critical new study, the debate about flipping the classroom still tends to favor those in support.

Online course providers increasingly using the term 'learning experience'

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Freed from the confines of classrooms, lectures and semesters, online education providers are increasingly using the term "learning experience."

 

ACT scores fall to lowest level in five years

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Average ACT scores are the lowest they've been in five years. English and reading scores dropped the most from last year.

Derek Bok discusses his new book on higher education

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Derek Bok's new book asserts that much of the recent criticism of higher education is inaccurate or oversimplified, but that plenty of serious problems do exist.

Iowa state legislators mandate course-level 'continuous improvement' reporting, to mixed reactions

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Faculty members at Iowa's 3 public universities must demonstrate learning outcomes and report on how students achieve them. Proponents see "continuous improvement," while critics see paperwork.

Museums look for university partners to put them on viable financial path

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As museums face increased financial pressure, many are asking universities to either strike partnerships with them or even take them over -- moves they hope will stabilize finances.

College associations introduce new ways to measure student completion

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College associations create system to convey more information on completion than is provided by federal report.

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