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Higher Education Admissions: Facing Challenges and Demonstrating Value

Christina Fleming (@bbfleming) is the senior director of marketing & enrollment services for Blackboard Student Lifecycle Services.

A recent study from the Chronicle of Higher Education… 590 more words


Muddling with Intention: On Moving from the Academy to the Academy

As the end of my PhD was drawing near, I started to worry, like many grad students do, about what would come next? How would I transition from being a doctoral student in the academy to the world of full-time work? 597 more words

Students Today

My farmer, my teacher

Earlier this fall I spent an afternoon in my farmers’ field digging up carrots. Yes, I am part of community supported agriculture (CSA) – this particular group is led by a couple whose farm is in the outskirts of Montreal. 914 more words

Teaching And Learning

What busy profs would like to read in a blog post about active learning

During a great workshop today on active learning in engineering at McGill I asked two questions (using Socrative) , of the audience. Here is a summary of 24 answers I received: 256 more words

Faculty Today

Thoughts on Education as an Almost-Grad

Written by Korena for her blog, Staying Simple.

I would often ask myself this question: Why do the majority of high school students decide to go to college upon graduation? 278 more words

Student Affairs

The Rising Cost of Not Going to College

The Pew Research Center released a report on Tuesday that will undoubtedly inform the debate over the value of higher education. Those questioning the decision to pursue a college degree should pay close attention to the analysis put forth in the following article. 454 more words

The Value of Higher Education

What is the value of higher education?

As the cost of traditional colleges and universities continues to rise, this question tends to be answered in a monetary way. 258 more words