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Ways to Help Nontraditional Students with Technology

Ways to Help Nontraditional Students with Technology

Image Source: Wikipedia   Nearly half of the students that are enrolled in a higher education intuitions are considered nontraditional. For a quarter of them, this means that they are over the age of 30, bit despite the large numbers, Forbes reports that the older students are completing their degrees at a lower rate. BeingRead more about Ways to Help Nontraditional Students with Technology[…]

Data Analytics Will Help Student Success

Data Analytics Will Help Student Success

With technology, students have been able to empower their own education. Either it being a way to help boost their grades or attending classes despite other responsibilities or locations. The Department of Education’s Office of Educational Technology hopes that all universities will take advantage of the possibilities technology can create for students. The Office ofRead more about Data Analytics Will Help Student Success[…]

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[…]