Posts Categorized: Technology

Radio Higher Ed on Using Data to Improve Outcomes

Through its partnership with RadioHigherEd.com, NEJHE is pleased to present a conversation on "Using Data to Improve Student Outcomes" with Timothy M. Renick, vice president for enrollment management and student success and vice provost at Georgia State University. The podcast also includes bonus content from David A. Bergeron, senior fellow for postsecondary education at the Center for Amer...

What Does It Mean to Be Prepared for College?

That’s a million-dollar question … with seemingly a million answers. And while this topic is routinely batted back and forth, the fact remains that inconsistencies in definitions and data persist. The national College & Career Readiness & Success Center at the American Institutes for Research reports that only three of the six New England states have defined what it means to ...

Higher Ed and Intellectual Disabilities

Massachusetts state Rep. Tom Sannicandro is House Chair of the Joint Committee on Higher Education and a member of NEBHE's Legislative Advisory Committee. He is also the father of a child with Down syndrome. He chaired the Special Education Parent Advisory Council in Ashland, Mass., before becoming a school committee member in 2000 and state representative in 2005. In his time on Beacon Hil...

Radio Higher Ed Speaks with Lingenfelter on Unit Records

Through its partnership with RadioHigherEd.com, NEJHE is pleased to provide a conversation with Paul Lingenfelter, former president of the State Higher Education Executive Officers (SHEEO). In this podcast, Lingenfelter provides perspective on the debate surrounding a federal unit record system for higher education. Radio Higher Ed’s entire podcast collection can be accessed by visit...

May Flowers: A Few Events Blooming Around New England

A few calendar items ... Antioch University New England will host "In Bloom in Keene: Promising Practices in Nature-based Early Childhood Education," featuring nationally recognized keynote speakers and workshops by local practitioners on the education and health benefits of being in the natural world with children, on Thursday, May 12 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Cartoonist, rapper and multimedia arti...

UNH Joins UMass Lowell Among New England Grantees in NSF Pathways Program

The University of New Hampshire is one of 14 higher education institutions throughout the U.S. that have been selected by the National Center for Engineering Pathways to Innovation (Epicenter) to participate in the Pathways to Innovation, a program funded by the National Science Foundation and run by Epicenter. Epicenter is directed by Stanford University and VentureWell. The Pathways program is ...

Radio Higher Ed Explores Technology-Enabled Learning

Through its partnership with RadioHigherEd.com, NEJHE is pleased to provide a conversation with John Sener, author of The Seven Futures of American Education: Teaching and Learning in a Screen Captured World. Sener discusses the impact of technology-enabled learning on American higher education. Radio Higher Ed’s entire podcast collection can be accessed by visiting www.radiohighered...

Radio Higher Ed Explores “Unbundling” Degrees

Through its partnership with RadioHigherEd.com, NEJHE is pleased to provide a conversation with Ryan Craig, author of College Disrupted: The Great Unbundling of Higher Education. Ryan discusses "unbundling" degrees, driving toward a competency-based marketplace and the potential impact on student debt. Radio Higher Ed’s entire podcast collection can be accessed by visiting www.radiohi...

A Strategic Idea

NEBHE president proposes a "sweet spot" between consortia and mergers ... The TIAA-CREF Institute has published a report by New England Board of Higher Education (NEBHE) President and CEO Michael K. Thomas on "strategic alliances" in higher education. Inside Higher Ed characterizes the Thomas proposal as a third ways between less formal collaborations and more permanent mergers. His solution...

Radio Higher Ed Conversation with Tom Mortenson

Through its partnership with RadioHigherEd.com, NEJHE is pleased to provide a conversation wih Tom Mortenson, senior scholar at the Pell Institute for the Study of Opportunity in Higher Education. Mortenson discusses how education fiscal policies at the state and federal level have affected access to college and the U.S. position in the global human capital economy. Radio Higher Ed’s ...