Tag: higher education
Effective teachers at all levels know that students learn differently from one another: Some learn best by hearing information, others are hands-on (or “kinesthetic”) learners, and still others are visual learners. But did you know that one of those groups makes up nearly two-thirds of the population? And do you know which teaching approach is most effective for each preferred learning style? Do you know which is your own preferred learning style?
When it comes to getting a degree, minorities are still falling behind. Best Colleges Online has created an infographic entitled “Diversity in Higher Ed: Are We All Equal?” detailing how minorities are getting degrees compare, and how colleges are beginning to try and help.
A MOOC, or a massive open online course, is a higher education course available to anyone, anywhere, that wants to take it. While some believe these courses are a step in the right direction, statistics show that we still have a gap to bridge when it comes to ensuring success. Online-PhD-Programs.org has created an infographic entitled “Is Bigger Better? A Look at the MOOC”, giving an in-depth look at these courses.
As you know, more professionals are pursuing higher education in order to keep up with today’s evolving business environment. This easy-to-read resource helps explain the advantages of AACSB internationally accredited programs and other unique tidbits related to the accreditation path.
In the past 10 years, and even more recently, Higher Education Industry has changed drastically, and it’s changed at hyperspeed with much of the change coming from technology. MOOC’s (Massive Open Online Courses) 100% online institutions have made kids think about brick and mortar institutions in a new light. On top of that, student loan debt has surpassed credit card debt in the United States. More and more students are looking and thinking of their financial capabilities as a leading factor in their choices.
Forté Foundation, with How to MBA and UNC Kenan-Flagler, have examined how getting an MBA can dramatically impact women’s pay and position within their industry and organization. In addition, they highlight some of the top business schools that are creating programs and initiatives to better serve their female student body as well as profiling female executives who have received their MBA.
Is higher education a good investment? According to EasyFinance.com. a high school dropout will earn $260,000 less than a high school graduate and $800,000 less than a college graduate in their lifetime.