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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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Bass, Randy – Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning, 2018
The future of human learning will be shaped by technology, but in ways completely different from those of the past. Over recent decades, the emergence and development of educational technology has been largely divorced from the broader cultural conversation about the impact of machine intelligence on the future of humanity. Technology can best…
Descriptors: Futures (of Society), Educational Technology, Educational Trends, Artificial Intelligence
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Kezar, Adrianna – Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning, 2018
For several decades, there has been increasing criticism, first of the tenure track system and now at the rise in adjunct and non-tenure track faculty. Few believe the professoriate is organized in ways to meet institutional missions, deliver educational quality, or meet the goals of student success. The critiques suggest that tenure-track models…
Descriptors: Tenure, Models, Institutional Mission, Nontenured Faculty
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Eaton, Judith S. – Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning, 2018
Throughout the decades, "Change Magazine" has managed to sustain a clear commitment to traditional academic values such as the importance of an undergraduate education for life and work, the importance of intellectual development, and the responsibility of both colleges and universities as well as their graduates to strengthen and…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Change, Accreditation (Institutions), Government Role
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Coleman, Mary Sue – Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning, 2018
The partnership between the government and American research universities lies at the heart of the U.S. scientific and higher educational enterprise. This unique and historic partnership has advanced human health, enhanced national security, and produced human capital that has fueled technological innovation and economic growth, created entire new…
Descriptors: Government School Relationship, Research Universities, Federal Government, State Government
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Welch-Devine, Meredith; Shaw, Alana; Coffield, Julie; Heynen, Nik – Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning, 2018
Interdisciplinary inquiry is widely perceived to be essential for tackling the most pressing social and environmental issues we face (Brown, Harris, & Russell, 2010). Scholars from many different traditions have argued that the magnitude and complexity of such problems require the integration of perspectives and expertise from multiple…
Descriptors: Interdisciplinary Approach, Graduate Study, Barriers, Educational Innovation
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Brooks, Beth A. – Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning, 2017
Despite vigorous lobbying by advocacy groups at the federal and state levels, policies, and practices that are structurally very similar to those being opposed currently by university presidents--health care scorecards, value-based payments, and risk-sharing (i.e., "skin in the game" initiatives) are now very much realities in health…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Health Services, Commercialization, Adoption (Ideas)
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Tyszko, Jason A. – Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning, 2017
Recent criticism of higher education accreditation has prompted calls for reform and sparked interest in piloting alternative quality assurance methods that better address student learning and employment outcomes. Although this debate has brought much needed attention to improving the outcomes of graduates and safeguarding federal investment in…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Accreditation (Institutions), Educational Quality, Quality Assurance
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Wolff, Ralph; Booth, Melanie – Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning, 2017
Which higher education paths will truly prepare students for the future is a big question with serious implications for students and families who invest their time and money, as well as for employers and communities that seek capable career candidates. It also leads to a bigger question: "Should graduates' employability be central to the…
Descriptors: Employment Potential, Job Skills, College Graduates, Role of Education
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Miller, Emily R.; Fairweather, James S.; Slakey, Linda; Smith, Tobin; King, Tara – Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning, 2017
In 2011, the Association of American Universities (AAU) embarked on an ambitious effort to improve the instructional quality and effectiveness of undergraduate introductory Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) courses. The primary focus was on sustainable implementation of evidence-based methods of instruction in courses that…
Descriptors: Educational Change, STEM Education, Educational Quality, Undergraduate Students
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Taylor, Teresa – Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning, 2017
The higher education community faces a wave of challenges. Concerns about affordability and costs have led to questions about the value of higher education to students and society. State and federal funding has been cut or has failed to grow as need has ballooned. Pressures to innovate clash with calls for preserving tradition. Values of academic…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Quality Assurance, Educational Quality, Accreditation (Institutions)
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Mangum, Elmira – Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning, 2017
In late 2014, higher education leaders and experts in pedagogy were convened by the Association of College and University Educators (ACUE) to develop a scalable and comprehensive program on the essentials of college teaching. The result is ACUE's Course in Effective Teaching Practices in which faculty learn about and implement evidence-based…
Descriptors: Program Development, College Instruction, Scaling, Teacher Education
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Dowell, David A. – Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning, 2016
In 2014, California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) received the national award from the American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU) for Excellence and Innovation in Student Success and Completion, recognizing record high graduation rates with a diverse student population, significantly above comparable institutions.…
Descriptors: State Universities, Graduation Rate, Educational Quality, School Holding Power
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Twigg, Carol A. – Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning, 2015
Recognizing that tuition increases can no longer be used as a safety valve to avoid dealing with the underlying issues of why costs increase so much, campuses have begun the hard work of cost containment. After sharpening priorities, sometimes making tough choices in light of those priorities, campuses are still groping for ways to wrestle costs…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Curriculum Design, Educational Technology, Electronic Learning
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Marcy, Mary B. – Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning, 2014
The pace of technological innovation is affecting nearly every organization in the world. Unfortunately, much of the recent conversation about the uses of technology in higher education has become derailed by the intense promotion of, and equally intense reaction against, the development of massive open online courses (MOOCs). Some of the…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Technological Advancement, Online Courses, Large Group Instruction
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