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New: Math
by Tod Massa on Friday, April 24, 2015
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Math

in SCHEV Research Data Blog by Tod Massa 24. April 2015 23:54
"I though[t] nearly everyone started in music by singing songs. I bet every 2-year old can sing you a melody, but hardly any has learned scales." This is a reader comment on this article in InsideHigherEd addressing debate on the Math Wars - what kind and how much math is enough for life sci... [More]

Math

in SCHEV Research Data Blog by Tod Massa 24. April 2015 21:51
"I though[t] nearly everyone started in music by singing songs. I bet every 2-year old can sing you a melody, but hardly any has learned scales." This is a reader comment on this article in InsideHigherEd addressing debate on the Math Wars - what kind and how much math is enough for life sci... [More]
Dear Colleagues, I wanted to let you know that SCHEV Research will be moving up the collection period for the Course Enrollment (CE) and Degrees Conferred (DC) data files.   The reason for this decision is because SCHEV uses information calculated from these collections to prepare budge... [More]
Counting degrees is one thing. Thinking about what they mean is something else entirely. Degree requirements tell us what students must do to complete a degree. What does it mean to be college educated, what does completing, and hopefully earning, a college degree signify? Sriram Khé... [More]

Page Views

in SCHEV Research Data Blog by Tod Massa 3. April 2015 23:02
I don't worry much about page hits on the website, but occasionally I do take a moment to look at what is happening. Since we took the revamped website live about 18 months ago: These are not hits or page views in the first two items, they measure the uniqueness of requests.   1)  ... [More]
The National Student Clearinghouse has released a new snapshot report showing that nearly half of the students finishing degrees at four-year institutions had at least one prior enrollment at community college somewhere in the nation in the previous 10 years. The data for Virginia show... [More]
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