School has begun for many this year. I commend you all for sticking to it. I haven’t been to school for a couple years now and I’m retraining my brain on everything! 300 more words
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One of the first ideas that came out of the planning phase was to create student forums that would allow interaction between users. Students were already utilizing Blackboard discussion boards to meet course requirements, therefore the infrastructure was ideal for hosting casual student forums.
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Vincent Tinto’s conceptual “Schema for Dropout from College” correlated academic and social engagement with student success and learning. However, several factors make social engagement more difficult for non-traditional, online students.
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In 2005, Chuck Stewart’s life had come to a screeching halt. His partner was in the hospital with a terminal illness and he had only $300 in his bank account.
As you will learn if you read my writing enough or talk to me, I am no fan of today’s American higher education “system.” Individual colleges do impress me, but as a class of institutions, America’s higher education system seems to cost too much, deliver too little, and, in the process, to undermine my values. 73 more words
This is the story about how truly enlightened leadership combined with authentic faculty engagement has the power to transform college culture and amplify student success. 223 more words