Learning and Ranking

Blog: Confessions of a Community College Dean  Should colleges keep the pass/fail grading system that many adopted in spring of 2020?   Rebecca Schuman makes a good case for it.  Her piece is well worth the…

More colleges are adjusting plans for the semester that starts in January: Amherst College announced that faculty teaching a January term course have been "strongly encouraged to change to remote teaching" and that "concurrently, all…

New York University is going with mostly virtual final exams because of a COVID-19 outbreak. "The continuous review of the data from our COVID-19 testing program has indicated a considerable acceleration in the rate of…

Although the COVID-19 pandemic has increased the desire for individuals and mainly businesses to harness digital platforms to drive learning initiatives, the concept of e-learning is not new. E-learning (Electronic Learning) is the act of…

Image: A new initiative to fund efforts to support prospective first-generation college students in Nevada is modeled on an existing program designed to provide sixth-grade students a future path to college. The Dean’s Future Scholars program…

Blog: Higher Ed GammaBecoming an adult is much more difficult than it was sixty years ago. Following World War II, the young achieved adult status exceptionally quickly. In 1960, the average American woman was married by…

California community colleges are struggling with low completion rates as many students fail to graduate with a degree or certificate or transfer within four years, EdSource reported. A presentation to the system’s Board of Governors…