The rigid traditional classroom structure rarely provides the learning disabled with the resources necessary to meet their reading, writing, math, social and mobility skills or sense impairment.
According to an article in The Higher Chronicle of Education, the use of webcams in classrooms is becoming increasingly prevalent. Instructors have used programs like Skype to bring guest speakers into the classroom without necessitating travel, which has enabled otherwise busy instructors to take only 30 minutes out of their schedules to speak with students [...]
These hyper-connected and tech-savvy youngsters are changing how educators formulate lessons and interact with students.
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Many adults have tried college, but dropped out before earning a degree. According to a Chronicle of Higher Education article by Eric Kelderman, the state of Indiana has nearly 700,000 adults with unfinished college degrees. This is a group that is simply not targeted by colleges, so Indiana Governor Mitchell Daniels chartered Western Governors University [...]
Turnitin.com, who bills itself as "the global leader in addressing plagiarism and providing rich feedback" has recently announced a partnership with the Educational Testing Service's (ETS) e-rater® grammar analysis tools. The stated goal of this partnership is to "serv[e] instructors across the curriculum, allowing instructors who do not have the time to focus on written [...]
No written work will ever boast a pure linguistic track record, but that doesn’t mean students shouldn’t try their best to pump out the most clear, concise papers possible.
With rising tuition – and the sometimes financially crippling student loans that result – the value of a college degree is often contested. But according to one study, college graduates themselves say college is a good investment. In the report “Is College Worth It?“ the Pew Research Center set out to measure the value of college [...]
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