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Higher Ed

The posts in this category address various subjects the educators and students of Higher Education can find useful and informative.

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smart speakers found their place in HE
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Alexa goes to uni: how smart speakers found their place in HE

Higher Ed

HE organizations are trying to attract more students. In turn, class sizes are expanding and so are the costs associated with offering high quality programs. Some organizations have already started testing different solutions. Among them, are voice assistants that can be used during lectures or that function as personal assistants for students.

Digital humanities in Higher Education
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Digital humanities in Higher Education

Higher Ed

The field of digital humanities places strong emphasis on openness, self-criticism and reflection. Advanced cross-sections between the written word and digital technology are creating new areas of study in the humanities, especially in Higher Education, from digital archiving to topic modeling and many more.

new EdTech tools
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Top 5 new EdTech tools that you might use in your university

Higher Ed

The technology is evolving rapidly, so it’s hard to predict what is going to happen in the next 20 or 30 years. However, we can discuss the things that are already here and describe how they influenced everyday classroom activities. In this post, we will show you the top five new techno tools that you might use in your university. Let’s take a look!

Flipped Learning should be standard for Higher Education
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Why Flipped Learning should be standard for Higher Education

Higher Ed

If the flipped classroom approach yields so many positive results for high school students, I think it’s safe to assume it can do the same for their HE counterparts. University students are the perfect candidates of self-directed learning and they would thrive in a flipped learning environment. If we want them to become successful citizens of tomorrow, we need to turn the traditional model of teaching on its head.

HE Challenges: Fast Changing Digital Teaching Methods
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HE Challenges: Fast changing digital teaching methods

Higher Ed

When it comes to improving completion rates, reducing tuition costs and helping universities to bridge the revenue gap, technology is part of the solution. In the case of fast changing digital teaching methods however, technology, and the need to adapt to it, is a part of the problem. Perhaps the higher education sector is due for major disruption.

HE challenges funding
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HE Challenges: How some colleges are filling the revenue gap

Higher Ed

In the third blog in our series on higher education challenges, exploring how innovative colleges and universities are addressing them, we’ll look at funding. I’ll look specifically at the non-profit college sector that must increasingly seek out non‐governmental sources of revenue either to replace lost or inadequate funding or to acquire support for new research initiatives, programs, equipment, buildings, staff, and student assistance.

LMS benefits for HE
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Top 5 LMS benefits for HE students

Higher Ed

An LMS for Higher Education brings in plenty of benefits for university administration and faculty members, but most of all, for students. Being able to access various learning materials, to enroll in self-paced courses and competency-based ones, to contact the person of need at the moment of need and to have a bird’s-eye view over their own progress are just five of the benefits an LMS can give HE students.

HE challenges: completion rates
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HE Challenges: Combating declining completion rates

Higher Ed

It’s not all doom and gloom in higher education when it comes to completion rates – there are great many colleges and universities that are taking their responsibilities seriously enough to implement expensive, and time consuming programs. It must also be acknowledged, though, that high schools must do their bit and ensure students arrive on their first day of college better prepared than they are today.

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