In last Monday’s post, ”How to Prepare Students for the Global Economy and Workforce,” I described the paradoxical results of a Colligan Market Research survey in which over 500, 18-24 year olds were unprepared for the global economy and workforce in spite of a desire to learn about the world and the technical tools to [...]
Check out our list of the 10 most impressive college Pinterest pages to get inspired and see what’s possible for higher education on Pinterest.
Winner of Best Colleges Online’s 2012 Online College Professor of the Year contest LeAnne Prenovost will be blogging for Edventure Calling throughout the school year on issues that new online students face. When I started school online, I was so excited. I had my day-to-day schedule all planned out, which worked great until about the [...]
We’ve created a short guide for teachers to make the most of the Library of Congress, with tips and ideas for activities.
Earlier this summer, I asked the question: “Should Tech Literacy and Writing Across the Curriculum Be Joined?” (12 June, 2012). My answer was yes for three main reasons: 1. The goals of Writing Across the Curriculum (WAC) and Technology Across the Curriculum (TAC) are nearly identical. 2. Writing and technology are already interwoven into one [...]
Even though it’s the preliminary test, there are more than a dozen reasons why you need to take the PSAT seriously.
Eric Robelen’s Ed Week post “David Who? Survey Finds Young Adults Lack World Knowledge,” contains a surprise (12 September, 2012). Most of us would probably think that middle and high school students would have a greater knowledge of the world given access to the Internet, social media, cable television news, and other such resources that [...]
Read on to discover 13 of the most interesting ways colleges are taking steps to help student get a good night’s rest.
As the public discourse over higher education rages, the rhetoric has become so heated, that many are missing out on a lot of the ways postsecondary institutions are rapidly evolving to meet the ever-changing demands of our society, especially for gainful employment and economic revitalization. One example is the way community colleges are expanding their [...]
Here we share just a few of the coolest ways iPads are making waves in higher ed this year, from helping teams play better to ensuring students never forget their notes.