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At a loss for assignment ideas for an Educational Leadership course? Check these out!
June 12, 2014 – 8:00 am | Comments Off on At a loss for assignment ideas for an Educational Leadership course? Check these out!

Discussions: A crucial aspect of learning is to create a sense of community among students – to encourage an engaged exchange and discussion of ideas. Assigning discussions based on reading materials and video micro-lectures is …

Why STEM Matters
June 6, 2014 – 8:47 am | Comments Off on Why STEM Matters

Throughout the month of June, we will be highlighting topics specific to the Education discipline.
In light of finding the Top Education Degrees infographic below on “Why STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) Matters,” we asked …

Beijing Language and Culture University to Launch the World’s First Online International Chinese Teacher Training Program
April 14, 2014 – 1:51 pm | Comments Off on Beijing Language and Culture University to Launch the World’s First Online International Chinese Teacher Training Program

DALLAS and BEIJING (April 8, 2014) – Academic Partnerships (AP), one of the world’s largest representatives of online learning, and Beijing Language and Culture University (BLCU), an international university dedicated to promoting Chinese language and …

Middle Class Growth Depends on Access to Higher Education
March 24, 2014 – 8:32 am | Comments Off on Middle Class Growth Depends on Access to Higher Education

The dissemination of knowledge on a global scale has the potential to transform peoples’ lives in significant ways. Today, technology provides this powerful capability and facilitates access to information that is no longer constrained by …

Inaugural Globalization of Higher Education Conference to Address Critical Issues of Affordability and Accessibility
March 21, 2014 – 8:48 am | Comments Off on Inaugural Globalization of Higher Education Conference to Address Critical Issues of Affordability and Accessibility

DALLAS (March 13, 2014) – Former Governors Jeb Bush and Jim Hunt will co-host the Globalization of Higher Education Conference (www.globalizationofhighereducation.com) to call attention to two of the primary challenges facing higher education in the …

The new class: Non-traditional students are changing the market for higher education
March 20, 2014 – 8:52 am | Comments Off on The new class: Non-traditional students are changing the market for higher education

In light of our focus on globalization, Academic Partnerships teamed up with The Economist Intelligence Unit to publish case studies on the subject of the globalization of higher education. Below is one of the case …

Spotlight: Lamar University AP Faculty Research Grant Recipients
March 19, 2014 – 8:55 am | Comments Off on Spotlight: Lamar University AP Faculty Research Grant Recipients

Lamar University College of Education professors, Sedef Uzuner Smith, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Randy J. Davis, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, and Carl J. Sheperis, Ph.D., NCC, LMHC,  LPC, ACS, Chair and Associate Professor were awarded the AP …

Building a Global University Brand
March 7, 2014 – 9:51 am | Comments Off on Building a Global University Brand

These are unnerving times for higher education worldwide. After a four-decade rise in global demand, universities are grappling with powerful forces colliding at once: reduced government support, rising public skepticism about the value of a …

University of North Florida Offers Four High-Demand Online Degree Programs
March 6, 2014 – 1:16 pm | Comments Off on University of North Florida Offers Four High-Demand Online Degree Programs

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. and DALLAS (Feb. 25, 2014) – The University of North Florida (UNF) today announced that it will make three of its high-demand degree programs—Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP), Master of Science in Nutrition …

University of Miami to Offer Online Master’s Degrees in Music
February 17, 2014 – 10:50 am | Comments Off on University of Miami to Offer Online Master’s Degrees in Music

CORAL GABLES, FL. and DALLAS (Feb. 11, 2014) – The University of Miami (UM) today announced that two master’s programs offered by its world-renowned Frost School of Music (Frost) will be available online beginning this …