Is the Classroom Model Effective in Today’s Technology World?

Technology advances over the past decade have changed the landscape for delivering educational services to students. Advancements in connected devices, high speed Internet, cloud computing, and computing capacity are just to name a few. The question remains can higher education institutions leverage and transform these advanced technologies to communicate, facilitate and advance archaic teaching methods…

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Two-Year Colleges Reduce Cost of a Bachelor’s Degree

Having a good time at a four-year campus college is easy – paying for it is the hard part. In 2012-2013, the average full-time undergraduate paid $29,056 in tuition and fees at a four-year private, non-profit institution, an increase of 27% over the past decade and 167% over the past 30 years, according to a…

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‘Generation I.O.U.’: What to do about rising college costs?

America’s student loan crisis was at the center of a special live program on Yahoo! Finance’s Daily Ticker last week. Dubbed ‘Generation I.O.U.’, the one-hour interactive show kicked off with some alarming facts: Nearly two-thirds of college seniors graduated with around $27,000 in student debt in 2011; Over 38 million Americans owe a collective 1.1…

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