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5 Humanization Trends to Inspire Your Higher Ed Marketing

MindMax

“Personalization” has been one of the most prominent marketing buzzwords in recent years, driving marketing teams across industries to create experiences tailored to individuals’ preferences and requirements. Targeted emails, product recommendations, and remarketing are a few familiar examples of personalization we have all encountered. If you’re following 2023 marketing trends as we are, you’ll notice that a new theme has emerged that is often discussed in relation to personalization.

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What does duty of care mean when it comes to universities and students?

Wonkhe

Recent student suicide cases bring into focus the level and nature of responsibility a university should have over students. Jim Dickinson reviews a legal note aiming to build understanding The post What does duty of care mean when it comes to universities and students? appeared first on Wonkhe.

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Is University of Idaho’s acquisition of University of Phoenix a good idea?

Higher Ed Dive

Higher education experts warn that the public institution’s leaders will have to contend with the for-profit’s checkered past and take on unknown liabilities.

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Get Your Research Funded with Dr. Julia Barzyk

The Academic Designer

Are you a wise investigator? As a PI, getting your research funded is a priority. Meet Dr. Julia Barzyk who is uncovering the hidden curriculum to getting funding for your research.

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Proving the possible: how an Ohio partnership is bringing tutoring to scale

Deans for Impact

Like many schools across the US impacted by the pandemic, Crim Elementary School in northwest Ohio was looking for more resources to support all of its students with rigorous, grade-level learning of academic concepts. Half a mile away, the College of Education and Human Development at Bowling Green State University (BGSU) had a ready-made solution: 58 aspiring teachers who needed early field practice with students to hone their instructional skills.

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Universities are trapped in a dependant doom loop over immigration

Wonkhe

Latest figures show the rise in dependant visas is even more dramatic than previously understood. Jim Dickinson runs the numbers and thinks through what might happen next. The post Universities are trapped in a dependant doom loop over immigration appeared first on Wonkhe.

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Over half of adults say the financial benefits of attending college outweigh its costs

Higher Ed Dive

But their views depended heavily on factors like whether they completed their programs or had outstanding loans, a Federal Reserve survey found.

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One in six at English unis studying overseas

The PIE News

Data compiled by the England’s Office for Students has revealed that one in six students who are enrolled at an English university are taught overseas. In its latest insight brief, OfS said that in 2021/22, 455,000 students were studying at overseas campuses, doing distance learning or learning with partner organisations, up significantly from 2014/15, and over 40,000 more than 2020/21.

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The impact of Hong Kong university research on society

Wonkhe

What stories can be told about the impact of research? The team behind a new analysis of Hong Kong RAE impact case studies explains The post The impact of Hong Kong university research on society appeared first on Wonkhe.

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Bain warns of ‘perilous environment’ for colleges as COVID-19 relief dries up

Higher Ed Dive

Although the higher education sector gained financial stability during the pandemic, the effects are likely short-lived, analysts said

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Community Colleges Up, Four-Year Schools Down in Latest Enrollment Data

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

After large pandemic-related declines the past several years, community college enrollment grew this spring by 0.5%, or 22,000 students, compared to spring 2022. However, undergraduate enrollment at non-profit four-year institutions continued its decline, dropping 0.5% at public schools and 0.2% at private ones. That’s the topline finding from the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center’s Spring 2023 Current Term Enrollment Estimate report.

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TI-ADDIE: A Trauma-Informed Model of Instructional Design

Educause

Adjusting the ADDIE model of instructional design specifically to accommodate trauma offers an opportunity to address the collective challenges that designers, instructors, and learners have faced during the current learning moment.

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How universities can support staff with ADHD

Wonkhe

ADHD is often perceived as something that will only hinder a colleague's workplace performance, but Matt Coldrey explains that with the right support, ADHD can be a superpower The post How universities can support staff with ADHD appeared first on Wonkhe.

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US default could hamper colleges’ financial aid and research funding, ACE says

Higher Ed Dive

The effects on higher ed could be minimized if the government resolved a default quickly, according to the American Council on Education.

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‘More Cowardly Than Cautious’: Faculty Decry College Leaders’ Silence on DEI Attacks

The Chronicle of Higher Education

By Katherine Mangan Illustration by The Chronicle; iStock image When speaking out carries political risks, but staying quiet seems like complicity, the leaders are caught in a bind.

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International master’s students to be banned from bringing dependants to UK

The PIE News

International students on UK taught master’s courses will be banned from bringing family members with them as dependants, the government confirmed today. Only students on postgraduate courses currently designated as research programs, which includes PhD students, will be able to bring dependants under new rules set out by home secretary Suella Braverman.

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International students are surely a UK success story

Wonkhe

International and transnational education bring cultural, economic and reputational benefits to the UK. Wendy Thomson asks why the government isn’t over the moon The post International students are surely a UK success story appeared first on Wonkhe.

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President Speaks: Despite shrinking numbers, women’s colleges are more important than ever

Higher Ed Dive

Elizabeth Meade, leader of Cedar Crest College, argues that institutions like hers are needed to provide inclusive environments and drive social mobility.

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How Will Artificial Intelligence Change Higher Ed?

The Chronicle of Higher Education

ChatGPT is just the beginning. 12 scholars and administrators explain. Illustrations by Harry Campbell for the Chronicle ChatGPT is just the beginning. Twelve scholars and administrators explain.

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Report: Adjunct Who Showed Images of Prophet Was ‘Vilified’

Inside Higher Ed

Report: Adjunct Who Showed Images of Prophet Was ‘Vilified’ Featured Image at Top of Article Rashid_al-Din_Tabib_-_Jami_al-Tawarikh,_f.45v_detail_-_c._1306-15.

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Thinking about monitoring student attendance? Read this first

Wonkhe

Rachel Maxwell sets out the things to consider before setting up a system that tracks students' attendance at scheduled teaching time The post Thinking about monitoring student attendance? Read this first appeared first on Wonkhe.

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For-profit cosmetology college blames impending closure on 90/10 rule changes

Higher Ed Dive

Queen City College, in Tennessee, said that it would not be able to meet “impossible benchmarks” under the new regulation and plans to close in 2025.

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UK changes could disproportionately affect women

The PIE News

Industry stakeholders are warning that the impact UK dependent ban for taught masters students will potentially disadvantage female students most. Full details of the planned policy change, to be implemented from January 2024, are yet to be revealed as the official statement of changes has not yet been published. Jamie Arrowsmith, director of Universities UK International , responded to the announcement, highlighting the concerns, saying, “While the vast majority of students will be unaffected

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ChatGPT Is a Plagiarism Machine

The Chronicle of Higher Education

So why do administrators have their heads in the sand? By Joseph M. Keegin Jonathan Barkat for The Chronicle So why do administrators have their heads in the sand?

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Mental health and wellbeing work is highly inconsistent

Wonkhe

Higher education is accused of inconsistency on mental health, wellbeing and suicide prevention - but is the allegation fair? Jim Dickinson reviews new research The post Mental health and wellbeing work is highly inconsistent appeared first on Wonkhe.

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U.S. News changes undergraduate rankings methodology amid upheaval

Higher Ed Dive

The magazine is removing metrics like alumni giving ahead of the release the 2024 undergraduate rankings.

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UK: dependants ban “deeply disappointing”

The PIE News

While the continuation of the two-year graduate route and rogue agent crackdowns were a welcome sign, stakeholders have called the government’s ban on dependants of postgraduate-taught course students “deeply disappointing”. One leading figure pointed out that this would likely have an adverse impact on not just net migration figures, but on student numbers themselves.

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What Is UDL, and How Can It Be Used in Higher Education?

EdTech Magazine - Higher Education

Think about the last time you went inside a medical building. They often have large, wide elevators and automatic doors; big, bold signs for easy directions; and translators for people who speak languages other than English. Though wider elevators are meant to allow passage to those using wheelchairs, they also help staff to more easily navigate the building.

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When it comes to the cost of delivery, we may not be on the right TRAC

Wonkhe

David Kernohan is depressed about how little we know about how much it costs universities to provide higher education The post When it comes to the cost of delivery, we may not be on the right TRAC appeared first on Wonkhe.

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Undergraduate losses slow — but enrollment is still well below pre-COVID levels

Higher Ed Dive

Younger enrollees helped boost community colleges’ student bodies in spring 2023, according to the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center.

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#WeAreInternational campaign relaunches

The PIE News

A campaign aimed at celebrating the contributions of international students to the UK has relaunched this week, a decade after it first started. #WeAreInternational highlights the “economic, cultural, social and civic” impact of international students in the UK, as well as promoting the country as welcoming destination. Writing in The PIE News , Andy Howells, assistant director, external affairs at UUKi, said, “With threats of unwelcoming policy change to some groups of international students fr

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AAUP Calls to Fight ‘Tooth and Nail’ in Florida

Inside Higher Ed

AAUP Calls to Fight ‘Tooth and Nail’ in Florida Featured Image at Top of Article GettyImages-1255657321.

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Don’t be so sure that Labour will be a friend to universities

Wonkhe

A Labour government may not mean the sector relationship reset that many are hoping for. Jess Lister cautions us about raising expectations The post Don’t be so sure that Labour will be a friend to universities appeared first on Wonkhe.

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About 75% of students want to attend college — but far fewer expect to actually go

Higher Ed Dive

A survey from nonprofit YouthTruth also revealed these gaps worsen for certain groups, like Indigenous and Pacific Islander students.

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“Education fever”: Changing international study trends in South Korea

The PIE News

Every year on the third Thursday in November, South Korea comes to a halt as thousands of students sit the Suneung, the country’s infamous end-of-school exam. This gruelling eight-hour test determines whether a student stands a chance at gaining entry to the country’s SKY universities, a term for the country’s most prestigious institutions: Seoul National University, Korea University, and Yonsei University.

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My Tips to Help Students With Mental Health in College

Today's Learner

Reading Time: 3 minutes Chaitali Botcha is a graduate of Texas A&M University and current master’s in Medical Science student at the University of North Texas, Health Science Center and central regional lead Cengage Student Ambassador Health is wealth. Ralph Waldo Emerson coined this term when he said, “the first wealth is health.” What does this mean and why is it so important to us?

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The idea of a university need not be in opposition to that of a national English identity

Wonkhe

Who speaks for England? James Coe wades into the National Conservatism Conference and emerges with thoughts on universities and national identity The post The idea of a university need not be in opposition to that of a national English identity appeared first on Wonkhe.