What stories will continue shaping higher ed in 2015? Education Dive took a look this week at seven you should keep an eye on, along with another seven examples of how higher ed institutions are increasingly joining forces for a variety of reasons ranging from technological advancements to financial pressure. In K-12, we also took a look at 10 must-read studies from 2014. Meanwhile, 25 colleges announced they would take part in an American Council on Education project, funded by a $1.89 million Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation grant, that will see online students receive credit for online courses they've completed.
Be sure to check out our feature on 3 emerging technologies reimagining higher ed in 2015 and beyond, and more, in this week's most-read Education Dive posts!
- 7 higher ed stories to watch in 2015: A number of social issues, ed tech advancements, and policy debates should guarantee an ample supply of interesting, important stories in the coming year.
- 3 emerging technologies reimagining higher ed in 2015 and beyond: Are holographic professors and virtual reality campus tours getting closer to becoming reality?
- 25 colleges to accept nontraditional students' online course credits: An American Council on Education project has signed up 25 institutions that will accept transfer credits from adult and low-income students who have completed certain online courses.
- 10 must-read K-12 studies from 2014: Truly understanding the national conversation around education requires a familiarity with a wide array of evidence and data.
- 7 ways higher ed institutions are increasingly joining forces: Several factors have driven recent collaborative efforts between colleges and universities.
Would you like to see more education news like this in your inbox on a daily basis? Subscribe to our Education Dive email newsletter!