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 physical boundaries.

Middle Class Growth Depends on Access to Higher Education

The above infographic was originally published here: http://www.globalizationofhighereducation.com/growth-of-middle-class.

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The new class: Non-traditional students are changing the market for higher education

iStock_000020345837SmallIn 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 studies.

The demographic profile of students at US colleges and universities has changed dramatically in recent decades.

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Building a Global University Brand

AP GlobalThese 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 degree, increased institutional competition and the emergence of disruptive technology.

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5 Visual Design Strategies that Promote Student Retention

In light of our focus on retention, we wanted to provide practical tips you can apply to the course building process and the visual design aspect of it.

Maintaining student retention can be challenging, and no one factor determines whether students complete or leave an online program.

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Baylor University to Offer Online MBA

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WACO, TX and DALLAS (Feb. 20, 2014) – Baylor University (Baylor) today announced that it will make its renowned MBA program available online beginning this May. Applications for the program are currently being accepted.

“At Baylor, we cultivate principled leaders and serve the global marketplace through transformational learning and impactful scholarship,” said Elizabeth Davis, Ph.D., Executive Vice President and Provost at Baylor.

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University of Miami to Offer Online Master’s Degrees in Music

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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 spring and another will follow early next year.

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The Sloan Consortium – Call for Presentations

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Academic Partnerships Partner, The Sloan Consortium, invites you to submit a proposal for the 7th Annual Emerging Technologies for Online Learning International Symposium, to be held April 9-11, 2014 in Dallas, Texas.
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Congratulations to the Academic Partnerships Research Grant Recipients!

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Academic Partnerships (AP), one of the largest representatives of public universities’ online learning in the United States, announced that it has awarded nine grants to researchers from eight universities who will be studying the impact ……

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MOOCing in Hawaii: Dr. Melissa Kaulbach Chosen as Guest Speaker

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Academic Partnerships’ Dr. Melissa Kaulbach will be a featured guest speaker for the Hawaii-based Leeward Community College MOOC How to Teach Online from September 2 – October 13, 2013.
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Student Perspectives: UT Arlington Graduates Share Experiences with RN-to-BSN Online Program

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Colleges and universities are moving online because of the benefits online programs offer students:

an accessible education that accommodates the working adult’s lifestyle and
an affordable education that decreases high costs characteristic of on-campus courses.

Institutions have dedicated ……

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