Trends, Terms, and Tech for Higher Education Forecasting in 2015
What’s new for 2015? If one of your New Year’s Resolutions is to educate yourself on the latest with what’s happening in Higher Ed and the tech world, check out the list below and get those reading glasses out! Trends Tuition prices continue to rise forcing schools to get creative with tuition discounting and slashing […]
Why Do Schools Not Provide More Proctoring Choices?
Regarding proctoring, faculty want choices. Students also want choices. But often administrators have to limit those choices. Why? One of the tenants of academic freedom is that faculty members should have the liberty to determine what they teach, methods they use to teach it and how mastery is assessed. However, at many institutions the options […]
Technology Skills Needed
Professor or Policeman?
When I was in high school our history teacher expected us to cheat. That’s right, she had fostered an environment in which everyone cheated on her exams. During the exam she would noticeably be reading a book or working on filing papers in a file cabinet in the room. This practice had been going on […]
Share With Colleagues What Works for Student Success
E-Source for College Transitions Sharing Opportunity What contributes to student success on your campus? Has it been assessed/ what are the results? Can other campuses use it? If you have successful strategies and practices, please consider submitting an article to E-Source for College Transitions, a bi-annual, electronic newsletter published by the National Resource Center for […]
7 Smart Ways to Save on College Textbooks
Last fall I sent my first born off to college. I had heard horror stories about the cost of textbooks. Admittedly I was a little nervous about that expense since it can vary so much depending on your schedule. When it comes to textbooks, don’t be afraid to shop around. I was surprised to hear […]
The Value of a Dollar – Blog Series
Ain’t what it used to be! Can I get an “AMEN!”? When crunching numbers, whether referring to your personal finances or shrinking budgets in the workplace, getting the most value for a buck is no easy task. Join us this week as we cover how to make a tight budget work for you. We will […]
Martin Luther King Jr. on Faith
My oldest son is a freshman in college. So far, I think he’s changed his major 3 times. Yes that’s right. In the past 5 months, he’s decided to be a police officer, flight attendant, international business man, neurosurgeon, and FBI agent. I’ve told him to just focus on the core subjects for now :). […]
Cheating with Your Bare Legs
Should we require full length pants as part of the dress code? You be the judge.
Cheating with a Water Bottle
Thirsty anyone? What’s the harm with a little H2O while taking a test?