In This Issue
COVER STORY: Ups and Downs College Enrollment Falling, but Not Everywhere
2012: A One-Year Snapshot An Update of Last Year’s Enrollment Numbers
Private For-Profit Colleges See Unaccustomed Setbacks Once the hottest things in higher education, private, for-profit colleges and universities have suddenly found themselves on the business equivalent of academic probation.
POV: A Time for Learning-Centered Institutions Ours is an astonishing time to be involved with education. The rampant permutations of informational technologies, the ebb and flow of economics, societies, and markets, the multiplicity of personal choices and chances — all have conspired to alter dramatically the terrain of education; more so, perhaps for community colleges that are on the front lines of these changes.
EVENTS CALENDAR: Higher-ed-related conferences,workshops, institutes, etc.
NEXT EDITION PREVIEW: MOOCs Get The Booth In 2013, interest in education technology continued to grow as educators and policymaker continued to search for ways to improve access, affordability and success. No technology commanded more attention that MOOCs, or massive open online courses, which was hailed a something that would shake higher education to its core. But as the year draws to a close, the setbacks in leveraging MOOCs nearly match the progress.
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Former Nursing Student Sues 2 Kan. Colleges over Secret Clinical Reference A former nursing student filed a federal lawsuit against two community colleges in Kansas over an adverse and secret clinical reference she contends destroyed her educational and employment opportunities.
Miss. Prepaid College Tuition Plan Future Unclear It’s still not clear whether Mississippi’s prepaid college tuition plan will reopen for additional enrollments, or when that might happen.
NEWS BRIEFS: Higher ed-related news from around the nation
E-NOTES: Check out Paul Bradley's links and tweets on higher education news from around the 'Net
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In 2013, interest in education technology continued to grow as educators and policymaker continued to search for ways to improve access, affordability and success. No technology commanded more attention that MOOCs, or massive open online courses, which was hailed a something that would shake higher education to its core. But as the year draws to a close, the setbacks in leveraging MOOCs nearly match the progress.
Upcoming Special ReportsCCW Technology Supplements Upcoming (and Published) Technology Supplements produced by Community College Week
Year in Review-2013 Edition CCWeek puts the spotlight on community colleges in 2013. In its annual end-of-the-year edition, Community College Week highlights the major stories, summarizes the key trends and takes a glimpse at the year ahead.
Fastest-Growing Community Colleges, 2013 Who’s Thriving, Who’s Not? Community College Week examines growing trends and how colleges are addressing them.
ON THE HORIZON: Community College Week Special Reports Lineup In addition to covering news and trend affecting the country’s community colleges, Community College Week has a full lineup of special reports coming this year:
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