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  1. Jun 2019
    1. Every school with master’s degrees is at some stage of process in moving these programs online. Save for a very small number of elite programs, the model of full-time residential master’s is in decline. The question appears to be not if master's programs will move online, but how they will do so.

      Implications for libraries...

  2. Apr 2019
    1. Author Ted Mitchell is the President of the American Council on Education. The article outlines solid numbers of Higher Education demographics and the changes that have occurred over the years and what that means for the future of students, especially those who have lived their entire lives in a digital era. The article is a great approach to reflecting on the future of technology and questions we can answer in this area and is not so much a focus on certain technologies.

      Rating: 9/10

  3. Apr 2018
    1. Stats are not sexy Most of the demographic research I see appears in raw statistics or tables.  Rarely do I come across excellent visualizations, like Grawe’s:

      simple demographics viz from Grawe

  4. Feb 2018
    1. Over the past two weeks I’ve read a book about the future of American higher ed, and want to recommend it very highly.  It might be the most important book on the subject published this year.
  5. Apr 2017
    1. Not one-third of the inhabitants, even of this province, are of English de- scent.

      Pennsylvania had a high number of immigrants from Germany. The English colonies received many immigrants from other parts of Europe as well as the forced migration of enslaved people from Africa.

  6. Mar 2017
    1. It is crucial to address bias in predictive models, ensure the statistical significance of predictions beyond race, ethnicity, and socioeconomic status, and forbid the use of algorithms that produce discriminatory results.

      We should not look at predictors that will not help us to make accurate interventions. Statistics should not be used to support bias.

  7. Oct 2015
  8. Apr 2014
    1. Israel, the Jewish State, is predicated on a decisive and stable Jewish majority of at least 70 percent. Any lower than that and Israel will have to decide between being a Jewish state and a democratic state. If it chooses democracy, then Israel as a Jewish state will cease to exist. If it remains officially Jewish, then the state will face an unprecedented level of international isolation, including sanctions, that might prove fatal.