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What's Your Major? 4 Decades Of College Degrees, In 1 Graph

In honor of college graduation season, we made a graph. It answers a few questions we had: What is the mix of bachelor's degrees awarded today, and how has the mix changed over the past several decades?<p><i>Hover over the graph to see how the popularity of each category changes over time. Click or tap</i> …

Math Resources and Technology Tools for Teachers

Are you considering Digital Portfolios next year? Check out @AvraRachel's ideas here & join her this summer at the… https://t.co/KknYwGrBBR<p>I added a …

Open Textbook Library

Make a difference in your students' lives with free, openly-licensed textbooks.<p>Textbooks every student can access and afford<p>Open textbooks are …

‘Star’ Coursera prof stops teaching online course in objection to MOOCs

Advertisement<p>26 Comments<p>In an about-face highlighting the ongoing debate surrounding massive open online courses (MOOCs), a professor held up as a …

Grow the 8% (Infographic)

<i>Text version of infographic</i><p><b>Grow the 8%</b><p><b>I. What Do College Students Learn?</b><p><i>Information and ideas?</i><p>Immediately after a lecture, students in one study …

Top 10 Sites/Apps for a Flipped Classroom

A "Flipped Classroom" is a classroom that uses class time to do activities/lessons (guided by the teacher) and "homework" time (at home) for guided …

iPad Basics for Teachers and Students

Here is another interesting slide to add to our page iPad Resources for Teachers here in <i>Educational Technology and Mobile Learning</i>. The slide created …

TechChef » 100+ Task Cards 4 ALL: Plug and Play 8.0

While it is easy to become discouraged with your own resources and talents when you assemble roughly 400...<p>I have been a loyal canvagelist for some...<p>…

11 Free iPad Apps For Teaching Grammar

Teaching Grammar With Free iPad Apps for Teachers and Parents<p>1. Action Words - free <br>The app is so easy to use that even toddlers will delight in the …

Gamification and Instructional Design

When I sit down and think about designing a new class,<p>Gamification comes to mind.<p>It really is a combination of lots of learning theories delivered a …

List Of Free Tools To Create Infographics For Your Learners

Free Tools To Create Infographics<p>In the List of Free Tools to Create Infographics for your Learners you will find 22 Free tools to help your learners …

Closing the Skills Gap

By Dr. John Ebersole, President, Excelsior College President Obama frequently reminds us that the U.S. is losing the competitive edge provided by our …

How to Brand a "Useless" Degree

Originally posted on: Harvard Business Review by: Dorie Clark<p>Graduation season is upon us — and that means approximately 700,000 U.S. students will …

Association of American Colleges & Universities

Jan 17, 2017 | Bethany Zecher Sutton<p>For more than a decade, AAC&U has advanced a vision for liberal education that embraces essential learning …

What Is the Value of Liberal Education?

As a marketing consultant might say, higher education has a problem with its value proposition. With tuitions soaring at many state institutions and at painfully high levels in private ones, the public at large and many government officials want to know the value of education, especially in …

College still matters

Young people and their parents are rightly nervous these days about the economy. Many wonder whether their investment in a college education will pay …

Three Questions about Learning and Quality

In an attempt to evaluate the quality of learning that goes on in colleges and universities, some organizations have pursued questionable …

The Value of the Humanities | AHA

"The higher education system needs to evolve with the economy. . . . People pay taxes expecting that the public good will be served to the greatest …

MOOCs meet your match: the MBC

Educational psychologist, Marilla Svinicki has analyzed the potential learning in MOOCs in the National Teaching and Learning Forum (December 23, …

Making High-Quality Learning Our Priority as Americans Go to College: An Employer-Educator Forum

Date: Wednesday, April 10, 2013 Time : 9:00-11:45 a.m. (EDT) Location: Washington DC On April 10, the Association of American Colleges and …

Liberal Arts and the Work Place

The half-baked idea that liberal arts degrees have no workplace value is making the rounds again. It's bad enough that this view assumes the world of work is the only world worth being prepared for, as though preparing for citizenship or even life were trivial college pursuits. But it also gets the …

LEAP Presidents' Trust Employer-Educator Compact

The LEAP Employer-Educator Compact is a statement from educational and business leaders about making high-quality learning a national priority as …

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Employer Survey & Economic Trend Research

As part of AAC&U’s Liberal Education and America’s Promise (LEAP) initiative, AAC&U periodically commissions national surveys and/or conducts focus …

College & University