Category Archives: College Students

Articles and news about college students and their cohorts

A City Classroom

How to make the city a classroom and free the students Duane Elverum and Janet Moore,¬† The Globe and Mail, Wednesday, Feb. 26 2014, 7:00 AM EST Elverum and Moore discuss CityStudio, their new school that works with City Hall … Continue reading

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Higher education articles

Higher education in 2020: three key forecasts from new report by William Lawton, The Guardian, October 2, 2013 Lawton reports on the findings of the Horizon Scanning report produced by the Observatory on Borderless Higher Education He starts of on … Continue reading

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Study-Information literacy effectiveness in PSE

An interesting study that examined different models for delivering information literacy instruction in post secondary education. Although no one perfect solution was found in developing information literacy, a varied approach may be best. The Higher Education Quality Council of Ontario … Continue reading

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Students & Technology

The 2012 ECAR (Educause) Students and Technology report is available. Key Findings Blended-learning environments are the norm; students say that these environments best support how they learn. Students want to access academic progress information and course material via their mobile … Continue reading

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Classroom 2020

A Look Ahead : Classroom of 2020: The future is very different than you think by ERIN MILLAR, Special to The Globe and Mail, Published Monday, Oct. 22 2012, 4:29 PM EDT Starts off: “Imagine: you wake up at 9:23 … Continue reading

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Libraries a value proposition

What Libraries Should Be: A Values Proposition by Barbara Fister in Inside Higher Ed, Library Babel Fish September 19, 2012 Worth reading the whole post. Though it is in the classroom and while completing assignments that most students gain experience … Continue reading

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Students on IT & EdTech

The 2012 ECAR Study of Undergraduate Students and Information Technology from ECAR – Educause Center for Applied Research A few points from the report’s promotional page: ECAR Recommends Look to emerging or established leaders (other institutions, other countries, other industries) … Continue reading

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Students flock to programs with promise

A recent article by Darah Hansen, “Students flock to programs with promise” (Vancouver Sun September 11, 2012), highlights some of the new popular programs at BC PSE institution. Undergrads are selecting courses¬† in-demand occupations they hope will lead to employment … Continue reading

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Beloit Mindset List 2016

Each August since 1998, Beloit College has released the Beloit College Mindset List, providing a look at the cultural touchstones that shape the lives of students entering college this fall (assuming graduation in 4 years). A few of the highlights … Continue reading

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Game Changers

Game Changers: Education and Information Technologies A new book from EDUCAUSE available full text online (free) “It explores the tools and processes that can improve the quality, flexibility, and scalability of post secondary education. The book takes a hard look … Continue reading

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