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HGSE to Offer a Fully Online Experience in 2020–21 - Harvard Graduate School of Education

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HGSE to Offer a Fully Online Experience in 2020–21 - Harvard Graduate School of EducationHGSE to Offer a Fully Online Experience in 2020–21 - Harvard Graduate School of EducationPosted: 03 Jun 2020 07:30 AM PDT Dean Bridget Long announced today that the Harvard Graduate School of Education will offer a fully online learning experience during the academic year 2020–2021. The school will craft a rich suite of online courses and co-curricular experiences designed to incorporate the best and most innovative digital learning practices, including direct access to instructors and peers, thoughtful and engaging asynchronous and synchronous learning opportunities, and significant curricular flexibility. Drawing from lessons learned this past spring, the school is also designing new approaches to building community, prioritizing HGSE's signature cohort-driven model of learning and professional growth.>> Read the full text of Dean Bridget Long's announcement of HGSE's plans for …

Small colleges sign deals with local hospitals to bring coronavirus testing, tracing services to campus - Inside Higher Ed

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Many college reopening plans hinge on colleges' ability to effectively implement COVID-19 spread-prevention guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and local authorities. Without widespread testing, bringing in students from different locations to live together in close proximity could be much riskier.The resources to do so are more accessible for institutions with affiliated health systems, but it’s likely more than campus health centers at small colleges can handle.In preparation for reopening, a number of small liberal arts colleges are inking deals with nearby hospitals and clinics to provide on-campus testing, telehealth, temperature checks and other services to students and employees.Franklin & Marshall College, a private, nonprofit college serving about 2,300 students in Lancaster, Pa., is scaling up its existing relationship with Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health. The nearby hospital has managed Franklin &​ Marshall’s student wellness ce…

Despite all the current challenges, higher ed remains a good place to work (opinion) - Inside Higher Ed

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Around the United States last month, master’s and doctoral students graduated from more than 220 higher education graduate programs. Amid the virtual defenses and celebrations, there has also been a very real fear.Our graduating students have been wondering, “Will there be a job to go to? Will the job I am already in still be there in a few months?” Those looking for faculty jobs or student affairs residential positions during a hiring freeze have been asking, “Will there be a career for me?” Meanwhile, undergraduates recently accepted in graduate master’s programs have been wondering if there will be assistantship funding and opportunities to learn in the field or whether most of their experience will be a shadow of itself online.Perhaps more broadly, though, as everyone has had time to reflect, our students may now be wondering if higher education will still be a good place to work, a place to make a difference in the world, a place worthy of the talent they have to give.As professo…

COVID-19 Could Be End of Line for Some Regional Colleges - The Pew Charitable Trusts

The pandemic has thrown every college revenue source into question, from student tuition payments to endowment earnings, football ticket sales and university hospital revenue. It’s also landed colleges and universities with unexpected extra costs, such as paying to launch online versions of in-person classes.If state higher education funding and enrollments take a dive in the months to come, layoffs likely will accelerate, higher education experts say. A collapse in enrollment and employment could, in turn, hurt college towns that rely on students, faculty and other workers to shop and eat local. “The math is pretty straightforward that most college and university budgets are in salaries and benefits,” said Tom Harnisch, vice president for government relations at the State Higher Education Executive Officers Association, a Boulder-based group that represents state college system leaders. It’s up to Congress to help colleges, Harnisch said. “At this moment, the real help needs to come …

Six Harvard Graduate Schools To Conduct Classes Online in Fall 2020 | News - Harvard Crimson

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Six Harvard Graduate Schools To Conduct Classes Online in Fall 2020 | News - Harvard CrimsonSix Harvard Graduate Schools To Conduct Classes Online in Fall 2020 | News - Harvard CrimsonPosted: 03 Jun 2020 04:26 PM PDT UPDATED: June 3, 2020, at 7:23 p.m.Six of Harvard's 12 degree-granting schools will conduct classes remotely during the fall semester, they announced Wednesday.Harvard Law School, Harvard Kennedy School, Harvard School of Public Health, Harvard Graduate School of Design, and Harvard Divinity School will hold classes online in the upcoming term; Harvard Graduate School of Education will conduct its classes and operations online for the entire 2020-2021 academic year.Graduate School of Education Dean Bridget T. Long wrote in an email to affiliates that the school's decision "largely centers" on "disruptions to residential learning" as a result of the novel coronavirus pandemic."In addition to the strong likelihood of intermittent periods of q…

Top 10 Best Online Colleges And Universities - Financial Advisor Magazine

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Top 10 Best Online Colleges And Universities - Financial Advisor MagazineTop 10 Best Online Colleges And Universities - Financial Advisor MagazinePosted: 02 Jun 2020 12:00 AM PDTIt used to be the norm for students to commute to campus or live in a dorm at a college or university to get a higher education. But no more. These days, anyone seeking to better themselves can attend class at some of the best online schools in the nation, all from the comfort and security of their own home, according to TheBestSchools, a website that helps students find the best college.Getting an undergraduate or graduate degree online is convenient, flexible, and most importantly, less expensive when the overall cost does not include room and board or transportation to class, on top of paying an arm and a leg for tuition, says TheBestSchools. And students who need financial assistance can apply for many of the same financial aid options as on-campus students. There are several factors to consider before app…

Norwich partners with Fluid Education to market its online programs globally - Vermont Biz

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Norwich partners with Fluid Education to market its online programs globally - Vermont BizNorwich partners with Fluid Education to market its online programs globally - Vermont BizPosted: 03 Jun 2020 11:29 AM PDTVermont Business Magazine Norwich University's College of Graduate and Continuing Studies (CGCS) announced a partnership with Fluid Education Inc, one of the newest and fastest growing education services companies in the nation, to provide program and business development, marketing, and recruiting services globally for its online undergraduate and select graduate level programs."With the rapid growth in online education and a changing economy, Norwich is positioned to deliver relevant, new online bachelor and master degree programs to the marketplace," notes Vice President and Dean of the College of Graduate and Continuing Studies William Clements. "Our new partnership with Fluid Education will expand the Norwich brand and online education offerings to new …