Published In

Metropolitan Universities

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

2013

Keywords

Technological innovations, Educational technology, Universities and colleges -- United States

Abstract

In his first inaugural speech, President Obama declared that "our schools fail too many" and an essential component of laying "a new foundation for growth" will be "to transform our schools and colleges and universities to meet the demands of a new age. " Concerns about our nation s position in the global education race have led to a focus on college completion. Policymakers and foundations are setting goals for degree completion and are pressing colleges and universities to shorten the degree programs offered, address the barriers to degree attainment, rethink how best to help underprepared students be successful in postsecondary education, and make it easier and less expensive to obtain a college education.

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Copyright 2013 by Towson State University. Archived with permissions.

Originally published in Metropolitan Universities and can be found online at: https://journals.iupui.edu/index.php/muj/article/view/20518

Persistent Identifier

http://archives.pdx.edu/ds/psu/16740

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