Category Archives: Commentary

Targetting “Some College, No Degree” Statewide and Nationally

Inside Higher Education outlines some of the national efforts to contact those with “Some College, No degree.” In Washington, the Institute for Higher Education Policy met to discuss these topics and whether or not they were the key to certain … Continue reading

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Collaborative Learning: What Does it Mean?

A recent article in the Chronicle of Higher Education question the idea of how learning is continually changing. Collaborative Learning is not a new concept. In fact, it existed before it was a concept at all, seeing as community is … Continue reading

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How important is job training in the recession?

Workforce Watercooler has an interesting post about job hiring during the recession:   If you are looking for a job…Get training, leverage the skills you have or go back to school to pursue skills you are interested in. This issue … Continue reading

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What Does it All Mean? “The College Payoff” and You

Recently, Georgetown University’s Center for Education and the Workforce released a research publication (which can be found here) entitled, The College Payoff which addresses the concerns of many Americans in difficult financial situations: What does a college degree produce for … Continue reading

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WCET: Online Ed on the New Digital Shoreline

WCET guest blogger Roger McHaney discusses the changing game of education. For McHaney, the Millennial generation and their reliance on digital technologies are changing the game of education in multiple ways. Then everything changed—the tech-savvy millennials entered the scene.  A … Continue reading

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Motivation and Habits of the Adult Student

“Motivation is What Gets You Started, Habit is What Keeps You Going.” – Unknown Browsing the internet for adult education information, I came across this quote today. In a simple and precise way, this quote describes both the plight and … Continue reading

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Market Research Guides Louisiana’s Adult Learner Campaign

The Center for Adult Learning in Louisiana (CALL) primarily targets adults who have earned a high school credential and some college credit but no degree. It also targets potential adult learners who have earned a college degree and are now … Continue reading

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The Value of Learning: Lessons from Research

Education Weekly had an interesting post today courtesy of Walt Gardner entitled “Summer Learning Loss.” Gardner spells out one of the challenges of children in school, the usually lauded summer break: Research has shown that students on average lose about … Continue reading

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