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“If a child can…

“If a child can’t learn the way we teach, maybe we should teach the way they learn.” ~ Ignacio Estrada Advertisements

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How Long Will It Take to Graduate?

Graduation Guarantees Institutions of higher learning have been required to track and disclose graduation rates or completion rates since the Student Right-to-Know and Campus Security Act (P.L. 101-542) was passed in 1990.  Some adjustments have been made in the law

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Reach More, Teach More

Differentiated Instruction in the Higher Ed Classroom There are upwards of 87,000 drink combinations available at Starbucks.  People’s needs and preferences vary—Starbucks makes an effort to address these variations via their drink offerings.  Starbucks Q2 revenues for FY 14 were

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“No education s…

“No education system is better than its teachers. Teachers are the custodians of learning.” ~ Ban Ki Moon, UN Secretary General

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Terms of Employment

Part-time Faculty / Full-time Faculty In 1970, 77.8% of the faculty at institutions of higher learning was full-time. In 2011, 50% of the faculty at degree-granting institutions was full-time. In 1995, data collection shifted from institutions of higher learning to

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Then and Now

Women in Higher Education in the U.S. Over Time Women Earning Degrees Bachelor’s Degrees In 1840, the first woman to earn a bachelor’s degree in the U.S. graduated from Wesleyan College in Georgia. In 2010, the number of bachelor’s degrees

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“Educating is a…

“Educating is an act of love; it is like giving life.” – Pope Francis

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