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  • The Science of Learning and Development in Afterschool Systems and Settings
    by emirengoff on October 14, 2019 at 4:53 pm

    14 Oct 2019BriefThe Science of Learning and Development in Afterschool Systems and SettingsThe SoLD Alliance is a collaborative effort to combine findings from diverse areas of research, from neuroscience to human development, into an integrated science of learning and development. It includes experts from AIR, EducationCounsel, the Forum for Youth Investment, Learning Policy Institute, Populace, and Turnaround for Children. […]

  • Transition Work-Based Learning (TWBL) Model in Maine
    by jbushaw on October 11, 2019 at 4:22 pm

    Transition Work-Based Learning (TWBL) Model in MaineProjectDisability employment for adults is key to creating a valuable and inclusive workforce. Equally important is supporting high school students with disabilities who will enter the workforce or postsecondary education. The Maine Division of Vocational Rehabilitation is supported by a five year grant from the U.S. Department of Education to implement this Transition Work-Based Learning model. The project is examining the alignment of two interventions that serve students with disabilities: Jobs for Maine Graduates and Progressive Employment. […]

  • Creating Access to Successful Employment in Kentucky
    by jbushaw on October 11, 2019 at 3:58 pm

    Creating Access to Successful Employment in KentuckyProjectCreating Access to Successful Employment (Project CASE) is Kentucky’s response to meeting the training and employment needs of individuals with disabilities within a career pathway framework. Funded by the Rehabilitation Services Administration, a division of the U.S. Department of Education, Project CASE intends to increase participation in career pathways for individuals with disabilities to acquire marketable skills and recognized postsecondary credentials and secure competitive integrated employment in high demand occupations. […]

  • Promoting Excellence for All: A Report from the State Superintendent’s Task Force on Wisconsin’s Achievement Gap
    by lbogle on October 8, 2019 at 7:23 pm

    8 Oct 2019ReportPromoting Excellence for All: A Report from the State Superintendent’s Task Force on Wisconsin’s Achievement GapIn 2014, the Midwest Comprehensive Center facilitated the meetings of a task force focused on closing achievement gaps in Wisconsin. The center worked in partnership with the Department of Public Instruction to help task force members identify relevant strategies used within their schools and districts. The work culminated in this report, which has served as a guidepost as the agency continues to tackle this issue. […]

  • In Conversation: Insights on U.S. Teachers and Principals from an International Survey
    by lbogle on October 7, 2019 at 4:05 pm

    7 Oct 2019Q & AIn Conversation: Insights on U.S. Teachers and Principals from an International SurveyHow does the U.S. education workforce compare to other countries in terms of demographics, attitudes, and beliefs? Do they spend more time on instruction and other tasks than international educators? AIR provides technical and substantive support for the Teaching and Learning International Survey (TALIS), which provides a barometer of the profession every five years. AIR Principal Researchers Matthew Clifford, Ebru Erberber, and Lisa Lachlan discussed TALIS 2018 key findings and policy and practice implications from a U.S. perspective. […]

Higher Ed Careers This monthly series will feature higher education experts having chat room discussions about a current topic in higher education and its impact on the careers of the people who work at our colleges and universities.

  • Hunger Has No Boundaries: Campus Food Insecurity
    by rss@higheredjobs.com (Andrew Hibel) on September 30, 2019 at 5:00 pm

    College students who are food insecure are at greater risk for stress, anxiety, and depression and often can’t afford other essentials for their academic success, like textbooks and the internet. In this interview, Dr. Marsha Spence and Dr. Betsy Anderson Steeves -- both professors in Public Health Nutrition -- discuss the implications of food insecurity on campuses. They also share what their institution is doing to address it and how this work in higher education can help vulnerable populations and communities as a whole. […]

  • What Is the Blueprint for the Perfect Commencement Speech?
    by rss@higheredjobs.com (Andrew Hibel) on June 13, 2019 at 2:00 pm

    In this month’s Higher Ed Careers Interview, Andrew Hibel spoke with Dr. John Thelin, an author and professor at the University of Kentucky. Thelin lent his perspective as a higher education historian to the topic of commencement, discussing the history of commencement speeches, aspects of a successful speech, and the importance of commencement as a ritualized and unifying event. […]

  • Transforming Learning through Collaboration
    by rss@higheredjobs.com (Andrew Hibel) on April 30, 2019 at 9:00 pm

    "There’s never been a more exciting time to work in education," said Matthew Rascoff, Associate Vice Provost for Digital Education & Innovation at Duke University. In this month’s Higher Ed Careers interview, Andrew Hibel spoke with Rascoff about the latest trends in professional development for faculty, why universities need to offer these types of support to their faculty, and how online learning is transforming the landscape of higher education. […]

  • Publishing without Perishing: Pro Tips from a Publishing Insider
    by rss@higheredjobs.com (Kelly A. Cherwin) on March 27, 2019 at 4:00 pm

    In this month's Higher Ed Careers interview, Kelly Cherwin caught up with Greg Britton, editorial director of Johns Hopkins University Press. In addition to leading the editorial team, Greg also acquires Hopkins’s books in Higher Education, an award-winning list he has built over the last eight years. Cherwin and Britton spoke about the nature of scholarly publishing in the field of higher education. Britton also shared ways in which scholars and publishers can work together. […]

  • Why Historically Black Colleges and Universities Matter
    by rss@higheredjobs.com (Andrew Hibel) on February 27, 2019 at 2:00 pm

    In this month's Higher Ed Careers interview, Andrew Hibel spoke with Marybeth Gasman, Judy & Howard Berkowitz Professor of Education and director of the Penn Center for Minority-Serving Institutions at the University of Pennsylvania. Hibel and Gasman spoke about the mission, history, and strengths of HBCUs. Gasman also shared ways in which some HBCUs are changing, challenges they face, and the benefit of HBCUs in today's political climate. […]