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Analyzing the Evolution of Higher Learning With Dr. Carney Strange – Part II


Missed Part I? Read it here. Even to this day, the college residential learning model retains its gold standard status in the minds of most, but shifting realities are quickly eroding its limited application. Full-time residence-based study reflects the experience of a relatively small portion of those pursuing advanced education, in all less than a quarter of postsecondary enrolments. The…

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Infographic: Understanding the Modern Student Life Cycle


Due to the current increase of nontraditional students attending higher ed institutions, the student life cycle has evolved. When beginning to think about applying to college, traditional students have many avenues they can choose from in order to get information. Nontraditional students however, are much more limited. First generation students, for example, might not be able to go to their…

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EMU, Cedar Crest College and Southern Maine Community College Centralized their Campus Ecosystems


The first time I opened a course catalogue to select my courses, I remember being overwhelmed. I had recently moved to a new country to go to university and was adjusting to an unfamiliar environment, building a social circle and trying to participate in on-campus activities all at the same time. I had so much on my plate and the…

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Analyzing the Evolution of Higher Learning feat. Dr. Carney Strange – Part I


From Stability to Mobility: An Emerging Paradigm for Higher Learning Carney Strange, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus Bowling Green State University From simple beginnings centuries ago, the roots of today’s institutions of higher learning most familiar to us lie deep within the culture of a monastic tradition dating to sixth century Rome. There it was that the Rule of Saint Benedict first…

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