Broadcast on Enterprise Radio: https://epodcastnetwork.com/the-impact-of-technology-on-higher-education/ As partner of Tower Education Technologies, it is our honor to share this engaging interview with its CEO and Co-founder, Debra Siler. Listen as Debra provides insights into: what led her company to develop the InspirED™ platform the challenges InspirED addresses in higher education the impact of COVID-19 on Tower…

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Less than five months into the COVID-19 pandemic colleges and universities are beginning to announce plans to reopen for the Fall 2020 semester, despite not knowing how many students may return to campus. Nearly half of high school graduates have changed their collegiate plans due to the virus, and more current students are requesting gap…

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As seen in The Price of Business: https://priceofbusiness.com/why-mentoring-in-higher-education-is-mission-critical-for-everyones-success/ Mentoring, long considered an effective tool for developing relationships and transferring knowledge from a more experienced individual to a less experienced individual, is a concept that has expanded in definition in recent years to include non-traditional relationships beyond face-to-face mentoring. Mentoring programs are frequently supported by technology,…

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As seen in Small Business Sense: https://small-bizsense.com/the-distinct-connection-between-higher-education-and-workforce-readiness/ There’s a stark misalignment between the talents employers demand and the skills graduates have as they enter the U.S. workforce. There is a common disconnect where many higher education leaders fail to see it. While 96% of chief academic officers of colleges and universities believe that their institutions…

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The novel coronavirus has brought innumerable challenges to higher education. Classes have moved online with minimal notice, preparation, or training. Students were forced to move out of their dorms quickly, and some of them could not safely return home. Layoffs and furloughs have been announced as institutions reel from revenue loss. Now, colleges and universities…

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The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) is affecting nearly every aspect of life, and higher education is no exception. Colleges and universities have made a widespread move to remote learning, with some having canceled resident classes through the summer. Residence and dining halls, recreation facilities, performance spaces, and offices have closed on campuses across the country. Many…

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Student mobility is of course a major component of higher education internationalization, but attention is increasingly being given to the importance of faculty mobility. As the works reviewed here show, this latter form of mobility can be understood in several ways. On one hand, it may refer to the movement of faculty from one country…

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Highlights from NAFSA’s Annual Conference in May 2019 include the release of a new report, The Shape of Global Higher Education: The Americas. The study, produced in collaboration with the British Council, assesses the state of policies in support of higher education internationalization in Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, and the United States, with results…

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The present article reviews a number of recent studies which assess the impact of study abroad and related international experiences on graduate employability. In most cases, these works are based on surveys of human resource professionals, recruiters, and senior managers. The findings reveal in turn some considerable differences of opinion, although it does also appear…

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According to the most recent Open Doors report from the Institute of International Education (IIE), 5,736 American students took part in study abroad programs in Mexico over the course of the 2017/18 academic year. Although Mexico was the destination for only 1.7% of all U.S. study abroad students – and drew even higher numbers of…

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