How Cal State LA Promotes Civic Learning

Michael Willard, faculty director of service learning for California State University LA’s Center for Engagement, Service, and the Public Good, writes about how to prepare faculty to prepare students to be civically engaged citizens.  

ACUE Welcomes Under Secretary Ted Mitchell to Board Discussion on Effective College Instruction

Originally posted on ACUE’s Q Blog.  The Association of College and University Educators (ACUE) held its Board of Advisors meeting last week in Washington, DC, and was joined by some special guests, including a top official at the U.S. Department of Education.

Faculty Development and Student Success

“The results are in, folks. Faculty development does have an incredible effect on student success.”

Disrupting the Bachelor’s Degree

It was 2001, and Florida had a serious higher education capacity problem. One major indicator: the state hired 32,000 new teachers, but its colleges and universities combined to graduate 3,200 students with bachelor’s degrees in education that year and only about 1,600 of them actually went on to teach.

Pre-Enrollment Support Helps Military-Connected Students Succeed

Former Marine Reagan Odhner is studying economics at Stanford University (CA) and preparing for a career in international development, an interest sparked when she undertook humanitarian missions while deployed in Afghanistan.

An Employee’s Path Through the New GEDWorks

GED Testing Service announced today that it is partnering with some of the nation’s largest employers—including Walmart, KFC, Taco Bell and Southeastern Grocers—to create GEDWorks,™ a comprehensive program free for employees who want to earn their GED credential.

VIDEO: Exploring Military Credit Mobility and Postsecondary Attainment

This video accompanies the newly released Quick Hit brief, “Credit Mobility and Postsecondary Attainment: A Multi-State Approach to Military Credit.”

Student Spotlight: Corporate Training Credits Speed Journey to UMUC Degree

Higher Education Today’s recurring Student Spotlight series features the stories of students who have used ACE credit recommendations for military and corporate training.

VIDEO: Exploring Indirect College Costs

This video accompanies the newly released Quick Hit brief, “Exploring the Topic of Indirect Costs to Today’s Higher Education Students.”

VIDEO: A More Uniform Way of Recognizing Online Degree Programs Across State Lines

This video accompanies the newly released Quick Hit brief, “A More Uniform Way of Recognizing Online Degree Programs Across State Lines, with SARA (State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement) as a Focus.”

VIDEO: Rethinking Credentialing

This video accompanies the newly released Quick Hit brief, “Rethinking Credentialing.” The paper and video are the latest in a series of Quick Hit briefs on current and emerging topics in higher education attainment and innovation.

Student Spotlight: From Missiles to UMUC

Welcome to the first installment of our new Student Spotlight series, featuring the stories of students who have used ACE credit recommendations for military and corporate training.