Twitter can increase student engagement, boost grades

Twitter can increase student engagement, boost grades

June 5, 2013

Results showed that the experimental group had a significantly greater increase in engagement than the control group, as well as higher overall grade point averages for the entire semester. Analyses of Twitter communications showed that students and faculty were both highly engaged in the learning process in ways that transcended traditional classroom activities. This study […]

Pre-Web Design Discussion

Pre-Web Design Discussion

March 29, 2013

When we work with an academic or research group, we have to set the right expectations so that we do the best job possible. Source

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What Is Witsey?

February 2, 2013

Witsey is a portal for noncredit courses provided by universities, colleges, businesses and individuals…making it easier for people to find the course that’s right for them. Source

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How does research work?

January 9, 2013

Valuable research doesn’t just pop out from nowhere. It develops from a process of questions, teams, development and a lot of hard work. Source

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Gender in Higher Higher Ed

January 5, 2013

Based on the number of graduate degrees awarded by American institutions in 2008, this infographic provides a visual to show the number of degrees awarded to female graduates vs. male graduates, the 8 most female dominated fields, and the ethnic diversity in graduate schools. Source

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Higher Education Bubble in America

December 23, 2012

A look at the “college conspiracy”, the Higher Education Bubble in America by savingsaccount.org Source

The post-degree

The post-degree “Hone & Shuffle”

December 8, 2012

After a person gets a degree, they find themselves in 1 of 4 situations, causing them to “Hone & Shuffle”. Source

Rags to Rags - Riches to Riches

Rags to Rags – Riches to Riches

November 17, 2012

American society prides itself on being a meritocracy, particularly with the fruition of the ‘American Dream’ being achieved by individuals from all types of backgrounds. Success today typically involves some form of higher education, to expand intellectual capacity and to hone one’s skill-set. However, the highest quality education is not the most easily accessible. This […]

374 Years of Higher Education

374 Years of Higher Education

November 12, 2012

A timeline Source

College Students & Social Networks

College Students & Social Networks

September 23, 2012

How college students and colleges themselves are using social media. Source

Prison/Princeton

Prison/Princeton

September 10, 2012

It costs the U.S more money to hold a prisoner in jail for a year than to pay a child’s tuition in Princeton for a year. This infographic takes a look at the U.S’s priority of prisons over higher education through the costs of prisons. Source

The Pains And Gains Of Higher Education

The Pains And Gains Of Higher Education

August 26, 2012

For most high schoolers today, college is the obvious next step. But a recent Pew study gives us pause: is college really worth it? While no two circumstances are exactly the same, and the answers are largely subjective, we can still draw conclusion based upon survey results and statistical figures that reveal the monetary gains […]