A new study examined earning potential and student debt to determine 'best value' colleges.
By Laura Ascione, Managing Editor, Content Services, @eSN_Laura
August 18th, 2017
As student loan debt becomes a bigger concern in an economy where advanced degrees are a necessary part of workplace success, a new study seeks to establish the return on investment when it comes to student debt and future earnings.…
Massive open online courses (MOOCs) have quickly become one of the most polarizing developments in higher education. Many in higher ed see these MOOCs as innovations that could mark the turning point in how education is delivered, while others see MOOCs as a distraction, a phase, and a means for diluting a college degree. Whatever your feelings on these massive classes, the developments in how they’re created, delivered, and received have come at a furious pace over the past few months, and we’ve compiled our most pertinent MOOC coverage right here, all in once place.
It doesn’t take a university’s resident budgetary whiz to know that long-term technology cost savings trumps in-the-moment savings, especially when those long-haul savings bring a cutting-edge technology and proven reliability…
Understanding When to Choose a Workstation vs. PCs in Higher Education
August 17, 2017
When technology evolves to facilitate unprecedentedly rich and immersive learning experiences, workstations provide a sound approach to let every student and instructor benefit. This white paper highlights how higher education evolves with many demanding applications that call for workstations and helps you decide when a workstation or a PC is best.
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Add Technology to Classroom Learning Centers to Boost Engagement for All
July 25, 2017
It’s no secret that 21st century teachers and school administrators are under enormous pressure to differentiate instruction to enhance learning for all students, regardless of ability or their innate interest in the material. The modern classroom is an increasingly diverse place, so it can feel more challenging than ever to reach every student.
Only 33% out of 600,000 students assessed were “success ready” in terms of 21st Century skills such as decision-making and initiative, according to a 2014 study conducted by Gallup, Microsoft and the Pearson Foundation. The Graduate Gap white paper by PAN, a PSI Business, presents a powerful reason why and prescribes a simple recipe for colleges and organizations to better prepare the next generation of workers for career success.
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A Conversation about Compliance with Pace University
July 20, 2017
Pace University is ready for labor law compliance. Are you? Download now to learn from their positive experience how an automated system can deliver accurate audit tracking, improve visibility and accountability, and reduce risk of noncompliance.