• The Independent Association of Framington State Alumni will donate a half million dollars to the school’s new campaign supporting student loans and scholarships according to the Metro West Daily News. • Gretchen Dobson of the Guardian Professional explains why universities should write a job description to help guide alumni volunteers. • Matching funds from [...]
There is a major air of prestige, history, and even legendary status when it comes to these prep schools.
At a time when education budgets are being slashed, the majority of the concern centers on how this affects students. There is, however, another large constituency that is affected while receiving almost no attention or concern: part-time faculty. Also known as ‘adjunct’ or ‘contingent’ faculty, this group teaches about 70% of college courses on average [...]
Sexting can lead to more than just embarrassment — it can also lead to legal consequences. Learn more about this widespread college trend, and why students should be wary of participating in it.
Use these tips to give your kids the lowdown on debt, lending, and other financial basics so they’ll grow up to make smarter money decisions.
It seems like a no-brainer: Give people more money, and they’ll perform better. This simple reasoning is often applied to education reform as well. In fact, merit pay for faculty is one issue that both President Barrack Obama and his Republican rival Mitt Romney can agree on (Painin, E. 7 May, 2012). Others are not [...]
The grading—or as I prefer to call it, the evaluation—of student learning activities in schools is often a hotly debated topic. Largely because grades help determine what postsecondary opportunities high school graduates may have, emotions can run high. As always, when emotions are energized, reason is pushed aside. This appears to be the case with [...]
From game day fashion to alumni baby photos, college pinboards are full of some really fun and useful stuff.
Are online courses equal in value to traditional face-to-face courses? What about degrees earned virtually vs. those earned at a ground campus? The debate about the validity of elearning has been raging since the beginning of distance education decades ago in spite of studies showing that online courses may be of equal or even of [...]
Historically, young people have been less likely to vote; however, record numbers showed up to the polls in 2008. How are young people expected to vote this year? Take a look.