Forbes announced today it’s Top 100 US Universities Ranking. Criteria based on ROI and outcomes, or better said, What are students getting out of college?
Money magazine joined with Mark S. Schneider, a vice president at the American Institutes for Research and a former commissioner of the Department of Education’s National Center for Education Statistics to identify institutions with ‘great value’. The list ranks 665 colleges according to 17 factors in three categories:
Very different list than other rankings! Worth looking at here.
Food and drinks will be provided!
Want to know what the future could bring?
Read the Institute for the Future Forecast here. I had the opportunity to attend their 2 day meeting last Spring to discuss these!
The OECD has released this interesting report (which can be downloaded for free) “presents two, linked, approaches that can be used to assess university-business cooperation in the field of education: a scorecard and an assessment framework that can be used for project planning and the assessment of investment proposals. Both can be used for assessing the progress of projects, from different perspectives, and both can be used for assessing the success of cooperation projects.”
I am happy to say that I helped develop Figure 1.2 on page 10 while I was at the University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez with Wayne Johnson, who at the time was director of university relations at Microsoft. We later refined it while working at HP Labs and it appears to have viraled around HP!
Be part of one of the largest international gatherings in engineering education involving ALL stakeholders (faculty, students, deans, industry, governments) in one of the most unique places on Earth: Dubai.
The purpose is to develop platforms intelligent enough to mimic the traditional classroom experience. Have not educators learned that the problem with education lies in the traditional classroom experience?
More on this CHE article.