Undergraduate STEM education must improve–here’s how to do it

undergraduate STEM education
STEM fields are essential for the nation's economic health and global success, but some troubling trends point to the need to monitor undergraduate STEM education with a critical…

How to harness the predictive power of e-learning platforms

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With enrollments increasing and costs soaring even more so, both universities and students are looking for a better knowledge experience. They demand a system that keeps students engaged,…

How real-time communications innovations are disrupting higher ed

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As more teaching is being done online and more research is being conducted within and between universities, new collaboration platforms are becoming more valuable than ever. Communications service…

This school boasts the top online bachelor’s degree program

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Ohio State University–Columbus takes the No. 1 spot among 2018 U.S. News & World Report's Best Online Bachelor’s Programs for the first time. This year’s ranking includes nearly…

Why academic assessment is poised for a scientific revolution

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In 1906, Englishman J. J. Thompson challenged the scientific community’s understanding of the atom with his “plum pudding” theory. The model ultimately led to scientific evidence of the…

Do women in STEM experience hostile work environments?

Women in STEM jobs are more likely to experience hostile work environments, including discrimination and sexual harassment, according to a new nationally-representative Pew Research Center study. Research in…