While many competency-based education (CBE) programs do a decent job of documenting the competencies students need to master and the types of assessments used to measure student proficiency, that doesn't go far enough, according to a new report on the topic of assessment in CBE.
A new report from a research organization focused on disruptive innovations has examined how charter management organizations (CMOs) in K-12 have created their own teacher education and certification programs to help create the kinds of teachers they want to hire for their schools. Their reasoning: "Teachers who graduate from most traditional teacher education programs lack the skills needed to teach successfully."
The University of Colorado Boulder has gone public with its recent adoption of an open access policy.
Virginia Community Colleges is piloting a new program to replace textbooks with open educational resources (OER) in designated programs.
Paperwork related to regulation is impairing the ability of financial aid staff to help college students. That's the conclusion in a report aptly named, "2015 Administrative Burden Survey," produced by the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators.
The United States Department of Education has released its first guide for developers, startups and entrepreneurs.
The Predictive Analytics Reporting Framework has partnered with the American Institutes for Research in an effort to develop new metrics and measurements to help guide national policies related to higher education outcomes.
Can schools and colleges consider every mass notification they send out an "emergency?" That's the question at the heart of a request filed with the Federal Communications Commission by Blackboard.
While many higher ed institutions focus mostly on Web accessibility or rely on a disability resources center to serve students in need, Temple University has ramped up its accessibility efforts across the board. Here's how.
While data has become an essential tool for decision-making on campus, analytics are a tricky business. Here are nine pitfalls to avoid.