Can College Predictive Models Survive the Pandemic?

Though many are eager to forget 2020, data scientists will be keeping the year top of mind as we determine whether the pandemic’s impact makes 2020 data anomalous or an indication of more permanent change in higher ed. As we develop new predictive models and update the existing ones with data collected in the last … Read more

2022 Best Bachelor’s Degree Programs in Marketing

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Is Distance Education More Than A Band-Aid To Get Us Through COVID-19?

Trends In eLearning + Staying Up To Date With Tech This is a question many educators ask themselves as our world slowly but surely moves online. Whether out of necessity or preference, we now find ourselves having to adapt to new ways of teaching online. Transitioning from a physical to a virtual classroom came with … Read more

Have Weighted Grades Outlived Their Usefulness?

Spread the love The foundational rationale for weighted grades is that the practice provides an incentive for learners to challenge themselves academically. By placing greater value on grades earned in more challenging classes, weighted grades remove a potential disincentive posed by tougher classes—i.e., learners worrying that a lower grade in a tougher class might adversely … Read more

2022 Best Bachelor’s Degree Programs in Hospitality Management

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What the Odd History of ‘Pulling Yourself Up By Your Bootstraps’ Says About Education Equity

There’s a phrase that’s used a lot when talking about the American Dream, a phrase that captures this idea that anyone can rise up and make their own fortune: “Pulling yourself up by your bootstraps.” And it turns out, the idiom has a precise—and surprising—origin story. It starts back in 1834, with an inventor from … Read more

What If Students Didn’t Have to Leave Community Colleges to Earn Bachelor’s Degrees?

Set a few miles from the sea and surrounded by swampy state parks, Indian River Community College was for years a lone outpost of higher education on Florida’s Treasure Coast. The nearest university—Florida Atlantic—was nearly 60 miles away, a long haul down I-95 for someone seeking more schooling but bound to her community by a … Read more

2022 Best Bachelor’s Degree Programs in Sports Management

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2022 Best Bachelor’s Degree Programs in Real Estate

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The Story Behind a Petition to Hold College Commencement in Person, Despite COVID-19

Raquel Perez is earning her associate degree in audio engineering this spring. It’s a milestone many semesters in the making. The 32-year-old has spent the last five years pursuing a degree at Houston Community College, balancing classes with paid work and raising her seven children. Propelling her forward through all of that effort was her … Read more