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Creating the Hierarchy of Needs for Transfer Students [In Progress]

My position is currently involved with a specific population of students: Transfer, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) students. I also work to help all transfer students at UMBC transition successfully in their academics. 472 more words

Chickerme? Chickerwho? Chickeryou?

I am well into my first Student Development theory class and today even though NC had a snow day my first paper on Chickering was due. 120 more words

Social mobility undermined by spending plans

This week David Cameron pledged to protect per-pupil funding for five to 16 year-olds if the Conservatives are re-elected in May.

The announcement means that post-16 education remains unprotected from potential cuts – the only section of education to be left in such a vulnerable position. 361 more words


Finding My Home in Education

There are few things better than an invigorating class discussion, in my opinion.  When a class discussion helps me better comprehend the reading or my work experience, or both, I get so excited. 390 more words

Higher Education's Role in Recovery

Since being appointed to the Expert Group on Future Funding for Higher Education by Minister Quinn on July 1st of last year, I have been honoured to be tasked with making a contribution to resolve the crisis in funding what I believe is a crucial enabler in the future prosperity of this country. 574 more words


PhD working environments and why they matter

Where we work is important. Where we read, write and discuss our work, whether or not we speak to someone during the day, and where we take a break from our work is important, too. 607 more words

Is Higher Education Worth the Time and Money?

There has been a steady increase in the number of gradates in the United Kingdom over the past decade. According to the official reports, there were 12 million graduates in 2013. 34 more words