At many colleges and universities, students are allowed to register for classes late, often through the end of the second week of a semester or term. This is usually the result of well-intentioned efforts to help students who may decide to pursue postsecondary education or to take additional courses at the last minute. The extra [...]
Whether you want to be the next Kobe or the next Costas, these 50 websites will help you make your dreams of a sports career a reality.
As I search the news for events in education each day, it continues to amaze me how the fight for education has spread into a healthy global pandemic, showing no signs of abatement. Around the world, people are increasingly coming down with the need to defend education against a variety of socio-political and economic pressures [...]
This week, I’ve focused a couple of posts on completion rate solutions (“Does Free Tuition Improve Completion Rates?” 1 May, 2012, and “Does Gaming Radically Improve Course Completion Rates?” 2 May, 2012), but today I want to focus on a basic question: Is there a tendency to approach the completion rate issue without proper focus? [...]
Downloading the following applications might very well mean the difference between a safe college experience and tragedy.
Although I have never been one to fully buy into the “education must be fun” philosophy of teaching, I have always been intrigued by the growing evidence that gaming is a successful pedagogical technique. Usually this is mentioned in correlation with a plea about the necessity to connect with digital natives—those who have grown up [...]
There are a number of new apps hitting the market that stand to redefine the way we think of drinking in college.
There’s an old saying that the best things in life are free, but so are the worst. While I don’t think the intent of the expression is to be pessimistic, it does remind us to be cautious in situations where an offer appears potentially too good to be true. Free Tuition There are a growing [...]