Faculty & Staff
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Tag: Adult Learning
Veteran Educator Tapped to Lead Adult-Serving University
The presidency of Union Institute & University will enable Dr. Karen Schuster Webb to increase her impact on higher education by expanding horizons for adult learners.
February 22, 2018
Western Governors University Grows Into Its Role
Western Governors University has gone from pioneering to normalizing competency-based education.
October 12, 2017
DC Experiments With Adult Education
The general success of D.C.’s adult charter schools is based on more than just generous funding. One factor is the charter law itself, which helps prevent some of the financial abuses that take place in other jurisdictions where charters can be run by for-profit corporations.
August 10, 2017
Increasing Equity and Access Through Competency-based Education: What Do We Know?
Gaining access to a fast, flexible path to a degree and a more cost-effective way to learn are attractive propositions.
September 14, 2016
Nebraska Nursing Program Gets Diversity Grant
A $665,266 grant should help the University of Nebraska Medical Center attract a more diverse pool of nursing students.
July 22, 2015
Faculty & Staff
False Hope a Problem in Adult Math Education
In order to achieve better math outcomes in adult education, the field must abandon a series of “false hopes” that essentially have set the system up for failure.
July 13, 2015
Faculty & Staff
New Mexico Junior College
New Mexico Junior College Chief Executive Officer Hobbs, N.M. Dr. Steve McCleery Founded in 1966 President www.nmjc.edu With its first class enrolling in fall 1966, New Mexico Junior College (NMJC) is a comprehensive community college that promotes success through learning. Charged with educating residents of Lea County in the southeastern corner of New Mexico, NMJC […]
May 21, 2015
Growing Number of People Addicted to Pornography Alarming
Anyone who avidly follows contemporary popular culture and cultural trends in general is probably well aware that the pornography (adult entertainment) industry is an entity that generates billions of dollars of revenue in the United States annually. Some estimates suggest that the figure is as much as $13 billion. What is more notable is the […]
October 9, 2014
Low-Income Students’ Success in College Starts in High School
There needs to be a partnership between colleges and organizations in the communities where students live.
July 8, 2014
Business Leaders Unimpressed With College Grads’ Skills
Business leaders are increasingly pessimistic about whether college students are being adequately prepared for careers, according to an annual survey.
May 5, 2014
GED Test Overhauled; Some States Opt for New Exam
The General Educational Development (GED) test, for decades the brand name for the high school equivalency exam, is about to undergo some changes.
January 1, 2014
Putting the Facts and Race in Perspective in the Zimmerman Acquittal
Still have a problem with the acquittal in the Trayvon Martin killing? The basic facts still don’t add up to me either.
July 15, 2013
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