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Johnson, David – Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning, 2019
There is a growing and inexplicable trend among professors to voluntarily fade into the online pedagogical background and allow someone--or something--to do the teaching for them. The professoriate should be concerned about three kinds of online courses that require minimal preparation: YouTube courses, PowerPoint courses, and publisher courses.…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Online Courses, Video Technology, Computer Software
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Bañuelos, Nidia – Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning, 2019
In a 2017 speech at the Brookings Institute, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos drew a striking comparison between K-12 schools and ride share services. This idea--that education, like other consumer goods, improves through competition between providers--has been around a long time. Whenever existing schools fail to deliver what students, parents, or…
Descriptors: Figurative Language, Higher Education, Educational Change, Comparative Analysis
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Mestre, Jose P.; Herman, Geoffrey L.; Tomkin, Jonathan H.; West, Matthew – Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning, 2019
A science department on the campus of the University of Illinois has received numerous national awards for excellence in undergraduate teaching. The secret to their success? For nearly two decades, they have collaboratively used evidence-based instructional practices (EBIP) in their introductory level courses. Despite these successes and efforts…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Evidence Based Practice, Teaching Methods, Undergraduate Study
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Foote, Kathleen; Henderson, Charles; Knaub, Alexis; Dancy, Melissa; Beichner, Robert – Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning, 2019
The authors wrote this article to share a message of hope to change agents working in higher education. Even if change cannot happen right away, assembling a foundation of interested collaborators, waiting for the right time to act, and thinking of past failures as opportunities to build the groundwork can result in productive changes. Acting once…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Change Agents, Persistence, Educational Change
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Mokher, Christine G.; Barnett, Elisabeth; Leeds, Daniel M.; Harris, Julie C. – Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning, 2019
There is nationwide concern about the number of high-school students who graduate unprepared to take college-level courses and students' lack of awareness of their college readiness. According to the Center for Community College Student Engagement (2016), 86 percent of community college students thought they were prepared academically for college,…
Descriptors: College Readiness, Educational Change, State Policy, High School Students
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Kezar, Adrianna; Miller, Emily; Bernstein-Serra, Samantha; Holcombe, Elizabeth – Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning, 2019
Many current science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) initiatives and projects aim to scale change and encourage more departments, units, and institutions to engage in the evidence-based teaching practices that enhance student learning and outcomes. The authors of this article examined change strategies and networking efforts in a…
Descriptors: Educational Change, STEM Education, Evidence Based Practice, Networks
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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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Wright, Mary C.; Lohe, Debra Rudder; Little, Deandra – Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning, 2018
Nearly 25 years after Barr and Tagg's (1995) article on the move away from the Instruction Paradigm, the authors argue that we are experiencing another shift, from a learning-centered to de-centered educational environment. Just as Barr and Tagg signalled a paradigm shift from teaching to learning, the authors suggest--nearly a quarter century…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Higher Education, College Instruction, Role
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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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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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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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Cooper, Michelle Asha; Leegwater, Lacey – Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning, 2018
In recent years the fight for equity in higher education has intensified. Institutional leaders, advocates, and policymakers alike are seeking scalable solutions that rapidly close equity gaps among this nation's most underserved populations. Too many hardworking students still struggle to afford a college education, and historically underserved…
Descriptors: Postsecondary Education, Higher Education, Equal Education, Educational Policy
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Bensimon, Estela Mara – Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning, 2018
Equity, once viewed as racially divisive and associated with activism within social justice movements that academic purists disdained as advocacy work, is now being embraced on the academic scene. The author questions whether this embrace of equity signifies an embrace of its critical and anti-racist foundations or whether the proliferation of…
Descriptors: Racial Bias, Social Justice, Equal Education, Race
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LeBlanc, Paul J. – Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning, 2018
The paper suggests that today's world is a VUCA (volatile-uncertain-complex-ambiguous) world, based on the Fourth Industrial Revolution in which machine intelligence and technology are transforming almost every field of human endeavor--all against a backdrop of climate change, social and political turmoil, and enormous and growing wealth inequity.…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Artificial Intelligence, Educational Change, Outcomes of Education
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