Posts in : Higher Education Blog
June 10, 2013
“Data-driven decision making” and “evidence-based planning” are popular buzz words in education today, reflecting a growing movement to use data and assessments to improve education, as evidenced by policies such as No Child Left Behind and higher education accreditation standards.
May 9, 2013
Is business education in crisis? Setting aside concerns about the role of business education, and particularly the MBA, in contributing to the late financial crisis, some observers have begun to question the value of a business education altogether, particularly at the undergraduate level.
March 26, 2013
Almost uniquely among academic fields, education hosts two kinds of doctorates: the Ph.D., and the Doctor of Education, or Ed.D.
February 26, 2013
Student retention is a well-documented and oft-discussed challenge for American higher education: every year, more than 20 percent of full-time freshman college students at four-year institutions drop out.
January 29, 2013
How is it that community colleges, so often associated with technical and vocational training, have come to be such important providers of liberal arts degrees? In fact, a liberal arts emphasis is bound up with the origins of the community college, which originally began as an extension of the high school curriculum to a fifth and sixth year.
December 3, 2012
Hanover Research recently conducted a best practices study of the academic support structures for student-athletes at NCAA member institutions, with a focus on colleges in Division II.
October 10, 2012
Differential tuition, or to the setting of different tuition rates for different students, is a longstanding practice at the graduate level.
August 30, 2012
Four key methods that U.S. theological institutions are using to adapt to the religious, educational, economic, technological and social realities of the 21st century.
August 21, 2012
Many of the current moral and ethical questions in international education have developed from shifts within student recruitment, including a greater number of students studying abroad and from nontraditional exporter countries.
July 26, 2012
By Anirban Ghosh When analyzing the determinants of success in a data-driven