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Strict Online Education Regulations Could Derail the Future of Learning

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In a time where over half of all students are taking at least one online course, the landscape of online education is at a pivotal juncture, reflecting a broader shift in how higher education adapts to technological advancements and regulatory scrutiny. The Department of Education is proposing ambitious regulatory changes that directly impact online…

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Cut Costs, Not Corners for the Future of Higher Education: Redirect Focus to Student Achievement

The landscape of higher education has been the subject of intense scrutiny and debate in recent years. The rising costs of tuition, the ballooning of administrative overhead, and questions about the real value of a college degree have sparked a vital conversation about the future of higher education.  This has sparked discussions among educators,…

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Bold Measures are Needed to Improve Investment in Higher Education

The stakes for higher education have never been higher as the educational landscape sees rapid evolution. As universities and colleges grapple with the dual challenges of technological disruption and increasing demands for accessible, quality education, the question of how best to implement investment in higher education becomes a priority. This debate has been ignited…

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Aurora Makes a Large Investment in HETMA

In a landmark move, Aurora Multimedia recently announced a groundbreaking $6.6 million donation of IP control system products to the Higher Education Technology Managers Alliance (HETMA). This significant contribution is set to revolutionize the education technology sector, potentially altering the educational landscape for years to come. But beyond the impressive figure, what does this…

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Apprenticeships are the Key Alternative in Redefining Education Geared Towards a Successful Career

As the world grapples with an evolving job market and an era where the traditional college degree no longer guarantees a successful career, there’s a new conversation emerging around alternative pathways to employment. Underemployment rates for recent graduates is rampant and there’s a widening skills gap in the American workforce. Unfortunately, this has resulted…

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Debt and Inflation is Disrupting Higher Education, Shifting the Tide in Confidence and College Enrollment

Even in a fast-paced world powered by 5G, AI, and global interdependence, there is still one institution that remains central to the dreams of many: higher education. However, despite technological advancements promising greater access to knowledge, there’s a pressing question: Is the traditional model of higher ed meeting the needs of today’s diverse, digital,…

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In a Post-Affirmative Action Higher Education Chasm, Community Colleges Can Fill the Gap

Can colleges and Universities find ways to maintain diversity in a post-affirmative action higher education landscape? In the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to end race-conscious college admissions policies, educational institutions are exploring alternative strategies to maintain diversity. One proposed method is prioritizing socioeconomic status (SES), but studies, including one from Georgetown…

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Innovations in Healthcare: A Discussion with Dr. Craig Joseph at HIMSS 2024
May 24, 2024

Innovations in healthcare were easy to spot at the recent HIMSS 2024 conference. Healthcare Rethink’s Brian Urban caught up with one of those innovators for a live discussion at HIMSS 2024. podcast, Their conversation opens a window and dialogue into the cutting-edge trends reshaping healthcare technology today. This episode features Dr. Craig Joseph, the…

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Achieving Professional Growth and Preventing Burnout: The Importance of Time Management and Support Networks in a Fast-Paced World
May 23, 2024

In today’s fast-paced world, balancing professional growth with personal well-being is more crucial than ever. With the rise of remote work, digital transformation, and the constant hustle culture, finding this balance has become a significant challenge for many. A survey conducted by Deloitte suggests that a whopping 77% of professionals experience burnout at work….

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Fan-Centric Business Transformation
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May 23, 2024

In this episode of the Fans First series, Jesse Cole, the mastermind behind the Savannah Bananas, shares with us that in the vibrant world of marketing, creativity knows no bounds—a philosophy embodied by a prop room and studio teeming with eclectic costumes and outlandish ideas. This creative hub, seemingly disconnected from conventional themes like bananas,…

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Ace Gardner and Jacob Lewis discuss NIL Deals and Transfer Portals
NIL Deals and Transfer Portals are Also Impacting College Staff and Their Roles
May 23, 2024

College sports is undergoing a significant transformation with the advent of Name, Image, and Likeness (NIL) rights and the increasing prevalence of transfer portals. These changes are reshaping how college staff operate, presenting both opportunities and challenges. With the rise of NIL deals and transfer portals, understanding the behind-the-scenes impact on college coaching staff…

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Less is More: How One University Uses Digital Signage in Schools to Encourage Face-to-Face Interactions and Build Relationships
September 7, 2023

In today’s tech-driven world, schools and digital signage firms are partnering to launch digital signage in schools to assist with safety communications, advance social-emotional learning (SEL) initiatives, and foster community and engagement among their students. Moravian University, a private liberal arts university in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, is pioneering a unique approach when using digital signage…

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Digital Signage Investments in Schools Help Inform On-Campus Happenings, Such as Notification of an Active Shooter 
September 1, 2023

Gone are the days when digital signage investments on college campuses was merely a rotating carousel of event announcements and cafeteria menus. Today, thanks to advances in technology and data analytics, these screens are transforming into interactive hubs that offer customized experiences, wayfinding, and even safety information. Beyond acting as virtual billboards, they…

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SkillStorm’s Innovative Approach to Skills-Based Hiring in Tech to Bridge the Education-Employment Gap
August 15, 2023

In today’s ever-changing technological landscape, bridging the gap between education and employment has never been more crucial. As industries disrupt and traditional education paths become less linear, there’s an emerging emphasis on skills-based hiring. High tuition costs and the shifting paradigm of traditional education are paving the way for companies to prioritize skills over…

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From Classroom Insights to Academic Research with Young-Suk Kim
August 10, 2023

The intricate dance between the theoretical world of academia and the practical realm of classroom teaching is an ever-evolving journey, as highlighted by the insightful words of Young-Suk Kim from UC Irvine School of Education. As she reflects on her transition from teaching to academic research, Kim emphasizes the importance of bridging the gap…

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Fostering Support for First-Generation College Students Requires Varied Initiatives
July 21, 2023

Universities across the nation are recognizing the unique challenges faced by first-generation students – those who are the first in their family to attend college. For these students, the path to higher education can be fraught with obstacles, both anticipated and unforeseen. Often coming from backgrounds without pre-existing knowledge about the collegiate system, these students…

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College Students and Alumni Looking for Career Assistance? Now There’s a Student Playbook to Guide Them.
June 12, 2023

With the specter of unemployment and underemployment looming large over recent graduates, the topic of career success during and post-college has never been more pressing. The changing nature of work and the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic have only amplified these concerns. The stakes are high, with more than 50% of recent college graduates being…

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Building Better Pathways to Advance Opportunities
May 29, 2023

How many schools did you consider when deciding what college to attend, if you went that route? Twenty, ten, five, or two? Maybe you already knew the one you would attend from the start. But guess what? There are almost 4,000 schools, including branch campuses, where you can earn an undergraduate degree in the U.S….

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How Institutions are Embracing the Adult Learning Population
May 2, 2023

The world of higher education has always been a disruptor of sorts. And when it comes to adult learning in higher education, it’s a situation that calls for even more disruption, as the requirements are different. But apparently, they are also the key to boosting enrollment. Many institutions have considered older populations returning to school,…

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Opting Out to Opt In: Harvard Medical Withdraws From U.S. News and World Report Rankings
January 24, 2023

Some things are changing in the higher education world. From #1 in research to #9 in primary care in the most recent U.S. News and World Report, Harvard’s medical school is opting out of future participation in the list. Is Harvard alone? No. As more top schools, such as Georgetown Law, UC Berkeley Law, and…

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