With higher education evolving to meet students’ needs, institutions are looking to reduce their program offerings and focus on offering the most in-demand programs. While the MBA has historically …
Networking is a great tool to make new connections and is key to career success. As online education is becoming more popular, with 30 percent of students enrolling in …
Have you ever thought about going back to school? It can impact your educational experience, career, and income just to name a few. Although going back to school can be …
Standardized testing is supposed to be fair for every student, examining their knowledge and ability to succeed in school and future careers. The assessments are supposed to provide critical information where the students can even learn while taking the test. Much of the time, these exams are meant to be reflections of a student’s readiness for the next academic challenge.
Adult learners face a unique set of challenges when deciding to go back to school. They must overcome a vast array of hurdles in higher education, not just in balancing work and family, but in cost considerations, accessibility, and commitments necessary for returning to school.
While student debt is inevitable for most, there are ways to reduce it, both from the student perspective, and from the perspective of the higher education industry. We must do better to support our college students.
There are plenty of teachers at every level, from K-12 to professors in PhD programs, who integrate interactive strategies to their course structure. This helps to diversify the material and addresses many different learning styles. Studies have shown that breaking up lecture with varying activities can increase student grades and outcomes significantly. But it’s not enough to make sure every student is supported.
Many schools have faced closure and consolidation around the country, and the trend is expected to continue. Consolidation has impacted institutions that have remained open by adding degrees and certificates in tech fields such as artificial intelligence and cyber-security, while dropping low-enrollment programs especially in liberal arts schools. Schools are also looking online to target more students with specific subject matter.
After receiving a gracious letter from a previous graduate and CalSouthern’s 41st Commencement Ceremony approaching, I wanted to reflect on the impact and significance of lifelong learning.
Space limitations have forced colleges to turn more students away and offer incentives to defer enrollment. Online education can be a solution, but what else can alleviate this challenge?