Ambitious project to create public database of wage data and other information about all postsecondary credentials seeks to help students and employers know more about what’s expected in academic and job-training programs. One of the loudest complaints about higher education these days is that prospective students lack good information about the value of college credentials More Info »
Online Delivery: Silver Bullet or Potential Trap? And What Questions any Institution of Higher Education Should be Asking
By Wallace K. Pond, Ph.D.
Whether you have been delivering content online for some time or still debating whether or not to take the leap, it is important to periodically review why your institution should or shouldn’t be in the online business to begin with.
Evaluating New Programs Before They Launch: A Simple Approach to Ensuring Program Demand, Quality, and Viability
Pond has seen so many programs that lacked a solid vetting process, he eventually developed his own “New Program Viability Review.” It is a comprehensive rubric that covers several basic areas and requires that items within those areas be individually scored.
There is no single thing that will lead to student success. Only a comprehensive approach will be successful. King’s article discusses his 10 STEP (Student Tactical Education Program) that has proven successful at two multi-campuses post-secondary educational organizations.
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.