Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is taking steps to further delay and ease the appeals process for career college programs subject to the Obama-era gainful employment rule. The Education Department announced today that colleges will have until February to file appeals of their graduates’ earnings data — a key metric the department uses under the regulation More Info »
Written from an Interview with Dr. Joseph F. Shiver II, Director, Faculty Development, Joint Special Operations University
Continuing education courses and the Certified Higher Education Professional credential help to make faculty better and more creative instructors, which helps to keep students involved and retained.
Stanbridge University’s new Virtual Reality lab is allowing students, using a stylus and 3-D glasses, to virtually ‘lift’ an object off a screen, manipulate and adjust to see it at different angles, and magnify for fine details. Students can also dissect layers and components of a model for a deeper understanding of interconnectivity.
The 2016 presidential election was the equivalent of a “reboot” of the political landscape and creates an opportunity for a more predictable and prosperous future for the proprietary education sector. While rebooting works surprisingly well to fix problems for technology, the when, the how, and maybe even the why of the fixes for the sector will not be known until well into 2017.
Open Educational Resources (OER) can successfully be implemented in the proprietary college curriculum if they are used with consideration, intention, and the right strategy. Harrison College shares their experience with OER and lessons learned in the process.