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Brown, Joshua Travis – Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning, 2018
This article provides postsecondary leaders with a way to quickly develop a more thorough understanding of higher education accountability. It describes the complexity of the broader higher education accountability environment and then maps the seven accountability silos: assessment, accreditation, institutional research, institutional…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Accountability, Educational Change, Accreditation (Institutions)
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Jones, Jason; Williams, Aaron; Whitaker, Shanta; Yingling, Stephanie; Inkelas, Karen; Gates, John – Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning, 2018
To meet projected labor demands in science and engineering, the workforce of the future must be educated today in increasing numbers. Indeed, science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) underpin the government's ability to defend the nation and to assure the vitality of the economy. STEM jobs are the fastest growing occupational…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Achievement Gap, Disproportionate Representation, Minority Group Students
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Kezar, Adrianna; Holcombe, Elizabeth – Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning, 2018
Student success in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) is a major concern in higher education. While overall 6-year graduation rates are around 60% nationally (National Center for Education Statistics, 2016), only about 40% of students who enter college intending to major in a STEM field complete a STEM degree within 6 years. Studies…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, STEM Education, School Holding Power, Sense of Community
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Gardner, Susan K.; Ward, Kelly – Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning, 2018
The examples of remarks provided at the begining of this article describing their department chairs show two extremes: a department where the chair is highly valued by its faculty and contributes to a positive climate and, conversely, a chair who is seen as a bully and is perceived as a detriment to the work environment. While it is likely that…
Descriptors: Investment, Department Heads, Leadership Styles, Organizational Change
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Gagliardi, Jonathan; Parnell, Amelia; Carpenter-Hubin, Julie – Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning, 2018
Over the last two years, more data was created than in the entire previous history of humankind (IBM, 2016; Marr, 2016). Roughly 1.7 megabytes of new information will be created every second for every person on earth by the turn of the decade (Evans, 2011; Gantz & Reinsel, 2012; Marr, 2016). Data are created continuously and at a rate that is…
Descriptors: Data Collection, Data Analysis, Higher Education, Decision Making
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Arney, Jo; Canada, Mark; Dale, Timothy – Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning, 2018
At the beginning of the 2016 academic year 77,214 freshman students at 44 campuses began the fall semester participating in the Re-Imagining the First Year (RFY) initiative of the American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU). These 44 institutions have formed a learning community that reviews and shares evidence-based practices,…
Descriptors: Program Implementation, College Freshmen, Campuses, Evidence Based Practice
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Mehaffy, George L. – Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning, 2018
This article develops a rationale for student success and describes a new student success project, Re-Imagining the First Year of College (RFY), now underway within the American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU). RFY is a major three-year initiative involving 44 AASCU campuses to identify and test a series of programs,…
Descriptors: Success, College Freshmen, At Risk Students, Minority Group Students
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Kibler, M. Alison – Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning, 2018
M. Alison Kibler is Professor of American Studies and Women's Gender and Sexuality Studies at Franklin and Marshall College. She has taught "Rights and Representations", a seminar for first year students, focusing on the tension between free speech and equality in American law and politics, for fifteen years. In this article, Kibler…
Descriptors: College Students, Student Rights, First Year Seminars, Freedom of Speech
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Poulin, Russell; Straut, Terri Taylor – Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning, 2018
There is a gap in understanding between legislators, governors, and other leaders and those who actually manage the distance learning operations on the nation's campuses. Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education's (WICHE) Cooperative Study of Educational Technologies (WCET) took a systematic approach to gauging the opinions of distance…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Educational Change, Costs, Educational Finance
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Ortega, Suzanne T.; Kent, Julia D. – Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning, 2018
The higher education accountability efforts of the past decade have placed pressures on universities to more rigorously evaluate the quality and outcomes of their programs while the emergence of new methodologies, from big data approaches to business analytics platforms, have also expanded ways of measuring the quality and return on investment of…
Descriptors: Graduate Study, Graduate Students, Doctoral Degrees, Educational Change
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Salinero, Kennan Kellaris – Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning, 2018
Science is in an era of a hypercompetitive job market, with five PhDs for every faculty position and 60 percent of recent PhD graduates leaving science altogether. Current challenges call for a fundamental shift to new ways of thinking and working in science. The tech sector provides examples, not necessarily readily seen, that the scientific…
Descriptors: Sciences, College Faculty, Science Teachers, Professional Personnel
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Trosset, Carol; Weisler, Steven – Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning, 2018
Kuh (2008) describes the capstone as a "culminating experience" students undertake close to graduation often involving "a project of some sort that integrates and applies what they've learned" (p. 11). The senior thesis is one form of the capstone in which students write an analytic paper under faculty supervision, typically as…
Descriptors: College Seniors, Theses, Student Surveys, Writing Evaluation
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Weaver, Karen; Tegtmeyer, Jordan – Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning, 2018
Top football programs around the country are leading a trend of building exclusive player-only villages to enhance the togetherness of the team. Although coaches love this idea, little thought has been given to the larger student development and isolation issues this trend creates for students on a team. Further segregating them from the rest of…
Descriptors: Student Development, College Athletics, Athletes, College Housing
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Marklein, Mary Beth – Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning, 2018
Higher education has proven to be a welcome and useful bridge between the United States and Vietnam, two countries that cut ties in 1975 in the aftermath of a painful war. In 1991, as the two nations began to reestablish diplomatic relations, the Fulbright exchange program with Vietnam quickly became the largest in Asia (Abuza, 1996). A…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, International Schools, International Educational Exchange
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Hrabowski, Freeman A., III – Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning, 2018
Freeman A. Hrabowski, III is President of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. He is the author most recently of "Holding Fast to Dreams: Empowering Youth from the Civil Rights Crusade to STEM Achievement" (2015). He chaired the President's Advisory Commission on Educational Excellence for African Americans and is an advisor on…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Change, Educational Innovation, Equal Education
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