The study examined 2014-2015 data from 911 schools in total, almost all of which accepted students who then required extra help before they were ready to tackle a "full load of college-level, credit-bearing courses."
As the research on how people learn evolves, so should instructional methods for STEM undergraduate programs within colleges and universities. That's the premise of a set of case studies published by the Association of American Universities and the Research Corporation for Science Advancement.
Even as technology proliferates in education at unprecedented rates, new hurdles — including limitations of the human mind to keep up with technological advances — are throwing themselves in the way of effective implementation.
A new video series features Ivy League students talking to America’s best and brightest high school students to give them a realistic idea of what lies ahead. The interviews can be found on the National Leadership Academies’ YouTube channel.
In the wake of inBloom, 400 pieces of state-level legislation around student data privacy have been introduced, and many have been adopted. More tellingly, the trend in data-fueled ed tech has since been toward piecemeal adoption of closed, proprietary systems instead of a multi-state, open source platform.
Policymakers and education leaders are often working with "misguided" ideas about student success and college readiness, and researchers at the University of Chicago are looking to do something about that.
According to a new Gartner forecast, 8.4 billion connected things will be in use worldwide this year — an increase of 31 percent from 2016.
The global digital English language learning (ELL) market is expected to grow 23.36 percent between 2017 and 2021, according to a new report by market research firm Technavio.
Ransomware surged 16,700 percent from 2015 to 2016, though unique malware samples declined over the same period, according to a new report from network security firm SonicWall.
Elsevier, a provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, Thursday unveiled the acquisition Plum Analytic from EBSCO Information Services.