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Distance Learning Is the Solution for Rural Institutions

Distance Learning Is the Solution for Rural Institutions

Digital equity is a big topic in K-12 schools, but small, rural colleges and universities have a bigger issue to tackle around technology. They have to enable students in rural colleges to enjoy the same resources and opportunities as students in urban institutions. In Anderson, S.C., Forrest College attracts students from rural areas as farRead more about Distance Learning Is the Solution for Rural Institutions[…]

Digital Course Materials is the Key to Bettering Higher Education

Digital Course Materials is the Key to Bettering Higher Education

Higher education stakeholders believe that digital course materials are key to solving system wide problems. A survey by Pearson Education found that at least 84 percent of students, teachers and administrators said that a shift to digital could help with challenges they face. 82 percent also said that digital is the future, but only 56Read more about Digital Course Materials is the Key to Bettering Higher Education[…]

The Women of the Stem Majors Offer the Solutions for Gender Imbalance

The Women of the Stem Majors Offer the Solutions for Gender Imbalance

While the STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) field has had an astonishing 80 percent increase in jobs in the United States, the gender imbalance has left almost half the population at risk of being left behind. In a recent survey conducted by CDW Corporation, women are shown to feel uncomfortable in male-dominated classrooms, haveRead more about The Women of the Stem Majors Offer the Solutions for Gender Imbalance[…]

Universities Should Update Their Course Code

Universities Should Update Their Course Code

Online higher education programs have seen a significant growth due to the rise of massive open online courses. An estimated 5.8 million students are enrolled in online courses, says the reports of the Online Learning Consortium (OLC). The Conferences at New Prairie Press reports “The quality of faculty and instruction are critical to the successRead more about Universities Should Update Their Course Code[…]