News and Articles on Higher Education

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Welcome to the "Higher Education" section of the Southeast Education Network magazine website: We want to provide you with timely online information and breaking news that best equips you to meet today’s educational and teaching challenges. Among our higher education articles, you will find information and news on higher learning. We want to be your best online source for the educational information, resources and reviews you need.

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7 Reasons to Attend Graduate School

Maybe you are still on the hunt for that perfect job, maybe you have just secured your first teaching position, or maybe yet, you are a veteran teacher with many years of classroom experience. Graduate school has crossed your mind, but you have yet ... More >>

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Landmark College: An Integrated Approach to Teaching Students Who Learn Differently

While many colleges offer special programs for students with learning disabilities (LD) and other learning challenges, Landmark College is one of the only accredited colleges in the United States designed exclusively for students who learn different... More >>

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ROCKET 21- THINK BIG. DO MORE. THINK BIG - EXPLORE, CREATE, CONNECT

More than ever, Career Exploration programs can help students connect the dots between school and career opportunities – and help them understand the skills they will need for real-world jobs in their futures.  More >>

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Teaching an Open Mind through Contextualization

The fundamental purpose of higher education is more than teaching the today’s facts. Unfortunately, it is a more complex initiative. The outcome for which educators should strive is for students to be able to self-educate after leaving post-secondar... More >>

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STACKABLE & MICRO-CREDENTIALS LEADING TOWARDS A DEGREE, YOUR CAREER!

One benefit of a U.S. based higher education degree, especially an undergraduate degree, is that a hiring manager knows a graduating student received a well-rounded education and likely achieved a level of mastery required to pass courses on topics ... More >>

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THINKING ABOUT AN M.ED.? 5 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW

Professional development. Certification. Specialization. Greater earning potential. These are just a few of the reasons professionals decide to pursue a Master’s of Education (M.Ed.). Whether you’ve just completed your undergraduate degree, or you’v... More >>

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FINDING THE NICHE IN HIGHER EDUCATION

According to experts, by 2022, one-third of all degrees awarded will be master’s degrees. However, this does not mean there is enormous growth occurring in graduate programs. In fact, based on the Council of Graduate Studies’ (CGS) most recent gradu... More >>

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SCIENCE OPPORTUNITIES IN HIGHER EDUCATION

America’s economic success over the past century has hinged on global leadership in science, engineering and technology. To maintain this lead in face of dramatically expanding foreign competition, there have been renewed calls for increased science... More >>

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The Impact of Industry and Community College Collaborations On Economic and Workforce Development

In recent months, community colleges have experienced great notoriety due to various initiatives of the federal government such as the Workforce Investment and Opportunity Act, the Healthcare and Education Reconciliation Act and the American Graduat... More >>

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Taking Gap Year Education To The Next Level

Gap years are on the forefront of many peoples’ minds these days: universities are incorporating them into their programming, students and parents are increasingly asking about them, educational counselors/consultants are increasingly getting asked ... More >>

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What is the Value of a Master’s Degree?

What is the value of a master’s degree? The field of economics and the business sector tell us that the value of any commodity or service is what people are willing to pay for it. In 2008 the U.S. business sector valued master’s degrees at more than... More >>

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A PLACE AT THE HELM Options for graduate studies in higher education administration

If you’re interested in leadership roles in colleges and universities, an advanced degree in higher education administration could be the gateway to a profession with growing opportunities. Studies in the field lead to careers as diverse as student ... More >>

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DO THEY STACK UP? Reviewing Face-to Face Classes in the Shadow of Online Success

Recent comprehensive data shared by the Babson Survey Research Group in their 2014 report, “Grade Change: Tracking Online Education in the United States” indicated that academic leaders from only 10 percent of colleges fail to see online learning as... More >>

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University and School District Collaborations Working Together to Meet the Needs of Teachers and Students

According to Juarez-Dappe, “Professionals in education at all levels have long argued for more contacts between secondary and post-secondary instructors as one important way to improve subject matter mastery. In response to this call, professional d... More >>

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Nationwide Reciprocity Stands to Lower Students’ Barriers to Distance Ed

State lines don’t matter much to students who take online college courses. A Florida undergrad can supplement coursework with an online class from a Texas college. A North Carolina mom can update her workforce credentials in a degree program from a ... More >>

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