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Republicans

University sector to find savings and face performance tests

by Robert Bolton<p>Universities have been slugged for $2 billion if they want to continue with business as usual.<p>The government has capped the amount it …

Meet Suboi, the Vietnamese Rapper Who Freestyled for Obama

2017 was definitely a huge year for non-Western rappers coming into the mainstream spotlight. The 88 Rising collective comes to mind with members …

Education

Impatient With Colleges, Employers Design Their Own Courses

Scott Gordon had just arrived in his job as provost of Eastern Washington University when an alumnus approached him at a meet-and-greet in the …

Warning against bogus colleges

The department of higher education has warned students to be wary of illegal private colleges operating in the country, particularly during this time …

How Baltimore Is Growing Its Tech Gurus From Scratch

In Baltimore, an inventive nonprofit is teaching children from the inner city the skills they need to get good jobs in their hometown.<p>BALTIMORE — Zion Greene and Damion Saunders are building a robot out of Crayola markers, a plastic cup, a DC motor and a piece of foam pool noodle. “What if we made …

Middle School

Curriculum Mapping: Definition, Purpose, and Tips

Curriculum mapping is a reflective process that helps teachers understand what has been taught in a class, how it has been taught, and how learning …

This 4-Letter Acronym Will Revolutionize the Way You Think About Leadership | Inc.com

She walked into my office and slumped into a chair.<p>"You don't have a clue do you?" she asked in an exasperated tone, with a few extra "colorful" words thrown in for emphasis. I didn't quite follow her line of reasoning. I was managing a large team of designers, writers, and usability experts. We …

Leadership

9 Things You Should Know About Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

You’ve probably heard of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), the evidence-based psychotherapy treatment method focused on changing negative thoughts …

Self-esteem

How to Make Over $1,000 a Month by Blogging

Monetize your content and add a new revenue stream.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneur Network partner Jeff Rose originally started blogging to improve his name recognition and drive more customers to his financial planning business. However, as he got to know …

Thought Leadership

Would Public Universities Benefit From a Central Innovation Unit?

Yes, although such units are difficult to sustain.

Higher Education

Study: Black colleges have big economic effect - Longview News-Journal

East Texas' three historically black colleges and universities have an annual economic impact of more than $80 million, according to a new study.<p>The …

How a powerful senator schooled Betsy DeVos

A furious Sen. Lamar Alexander saw the Education Department going off track in its enforcement of a law he helped write, and he didn’t hesitate to intervene.<p>Several months ago, Sen. Lamar Alexander phoned Education Secretary Betsy DeVos with a message: Back off.<p>Alexander, chairman of the Senate …

Education

5 Questions You Absolutely Must Answer When You Pitch to Investors | Inc.com

I've said it before, and I will say it again: an investor presentation is not a presentation about your product, its features and how amazing it is. Yes, investors care about what you do, your big idea, and how your product solves a big customer problem. But they care even more about making …

Investing

Rethinking Math Class With Conrad Wolfram

Subscribe: Android | RSS<p>Why is the current state of math education not suited for the modern world of computers and phones and other devices?<p>That’s …

A Silicon Valley startup is quietly taking over U.S. classrooms

Silicon Valley is determined to improve education by infusing it with technology. Its latest example is Kiddom, whose personalized learning software …

Pedagogy

University of Montana has a bright spot in enrollment

Enrollment is up at the University of Montana — one slice of it.<p>Yes, overall enrollment at UM has been down, and it's declined over the same years …

Higher Education

Bachelors, Masters, Doctorates, Oh My! What are the Different Options for Psychology Degrees?

<b>Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology</b><p>If you are interested in studying psychology, a good place to start is with a bachelor’s degree program. The classes …

Education Dept. wants to narrow civil rights work in schools

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Education Department wants to narrow the scope of civil rights investigations at schools, focusing on individual complaints rather than systemic problems, according to a document obtained by The Associated Press.<p>Under the Obama administration, when a student complained of …

Rights & Freedoms

China becomes world’s largest exporter of students

While more and more foreign students are seeking education in China it’s not just a one-way street. In 2016, the number of Chinese students studying …

The Most Successful People Don't Wait to Lead

<i>By Jessica Love</i><p>Ask people what they would change about their organizations, and you are likely to get an earful. The company website is clunky; it’s …

Empathy Is Crucial To Any Personal Or Professional Relationship -- Here's How To Cultivate It

Have you ever shared a painful or challenging experience with a friend, partner, colleague or boss and instead of feeling heard you left the conversation feeling worse off and misunderstood?<p>In that moment, the person whom you were speaking to was not empathetic. They may not have intentionally …

Empathy
Leadership

Great Leaders Have An Attitude Of Gratitude -- Do You?

The combination of leadership and gratitude is extremely powerful. Gratitude helps you feel better and see the good things in life. When combined with a gratitude practice, you will also be able to anchor that positive feeling into your brain and body, thus being able to call on that positive …

Happiness

8 things the smartest people never reveal about themselves at work

At work, sharing the right aspects of yourself in the right ways is an art form. Disclosures that feel like relationship builders in the moment can wind up as obvious no-nos with hindsight.<p>Trouble is, you can't build a strong professional network if you don't open up to your colleagues. Doing so is …

Emotional Intelligence

Older Americans want to work — so why aren’t they?

If given the choice, many older Americans would be willing to return to work.<p>Roughly two in five retirees said they would be open to going back to …

Retirement

Youth sports a booming $15 billion business Video

Sports complexes geared toward kids are exploding across the country, which can mean big money for small-town economies. Parents drive their young …

Faculty Members at One More University Push Back at Online Programs

Professors at Eastern Michigan University are the latest to question whether the quality of online instruction matches what happens in the classroom.

Michigan

Do universities have a problem with promoting their BAME staff?

There are woefully few people of colour in leadership positions at universities. While steps are being taken, genuine change requires sector-wide commitment<p>“Interview and promotion panels tend to be all white,” says Professor Kalwant Bhopal, the deputy director at the University of Birmingham’s …

Higher Education