Professors argue that EMU deal to boost online classes dilutes value of degree

Professors argue that EMU deal to boost online classes dilutes value of degree

Colleges and universities are seeking ways to reach more students, and bring in more money. One way to do that is to hire an outside company to market and support online programs. That company recruits students for online degrees branded with the name of that university. Among universities in our state, Michigan Tech and Michigan State University have arrangements like this for some classes. Professors at Eastern Michigan University, however, are pushing back against such an arrangement between EMU and a for-profit company called Academic Partnerships. Judith Kullberg, a professor of…

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Professors in doubt over value of distance education

Professors in doubt over value of distance education

Dive Brief: A new survey from Gallup suggests that a predominant number of college and university faculty members, about 55%, are not confident in the outcomes of distance education when measured against traditional learning models. Of a respondent pool of more than 1,600 professors from all private, public and for-profit institutions, 40% said they have taught at least one online class, and 32% believed that learning was possible through digital and traditional classroom settings at any institution. More than 60% of professors with no online teaching experience believe that positive outcomes…

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Professors in doubt over value of distance education

Professors in doubt over value of distance education

Dive Brief: A new survey from Gallup suggests that a predominant number of college and university faculty members, about 55%, are not confident in the outcomes of distance education when measured against traditional learning models. Of a respondent pool of more than 1,600 professors from all private, public and for-profit institutions, 40% said they have taught at least one online class, and 32% believed that learning was possible through digital and traditional classroom settings at any institution. More than 60% of professors with no online teaching experience believe that positive outcomes…

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CV writing: use clear facts to highlight your value to employers

CV writing: use clear facts to highlight your value to employers

Most business decisions are based on cold, hard facts, and hiring decisions are no different. If an organisation is going to invest time and money employing you, they will need to see evidence that you can perform. By now we all know that cliches and buzzwords do nothing to impress recruiters, but many candidates still do not fully understand which facts are sought in a CV. For example, when writing your role descriptions you should put yourself in the hiring manager’s shoes and think about the evidence you would require…

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transforming our higher training at zero value

transforming our higher training at zero value

“it’s miles a lot extra profitable to implement handiest one vivid concept than accumulating a thousand of them” – Eraldo Banovac The problem The weakest hyperlink in our higher schooling gadget where extra than eighty lakh students bypass out each yr is the commencement. it’s far a widely recognized truth that maximum of our graduates, which includes engineers are unemployable. numerous research were conducted on the challenge and one could competently conclude that on a mean much less than .. We proudly boast approximately being a younger us of a…

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