Higher Education Essays (Examples)

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Link Between Tuition Cost and Education Accessibility

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Free College
Unfortunately, there is not a lot of literature about the idea of 2 years free college. There are certainly many countries, like those in Scandinavia, that offer their citizens free higher education. Yet there has not been much in the way of case studies as to the merits of offering 2 years' free college. Most of the knowledge on the subject derives from demand theory, which states that cost is a barrier to purchase. This is especially true when much of college education is framed in terms of cost-benefit analysis. This is clearly an area where there is a need for further study, since there is so little direct literature on the subject.
Behrman, Pollak & Taubman (1989) discuss the unequal access to financing for education. The study focuses on the relationship between family size, family resources and financing for education. There are many instances where family structure…… [Read More]

References

Barrow, L. & Rouse, C. (2005) Does college still pay? The Economists\\' Voice. Vol 2 (4) 1-8

Behrman, J., Pollak, R. & Taubman (1989) Family resources, family size and access to financing for college education. Journal of Political Economy Vol. 97 (2) 398-419

Heller, D. (1999) The effects of tuition and state financial aid on public college enrollment. The Review of Higher Education. Vol. 23 (1) 65-89

Johnstone, D. (2003) Cost sharing in higher education: Tuition, financial assistance and accessibility in a comparative perspective. 39 (2003) 351-374.


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How creating'safe'spaces influences college environment

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Argumentative essay
One of the major and challenging reforms in modern day higher education is the notion of safe spaces for students. Even though the concept of safe spaces is multifaceted, in this paper, it will be used to mean the shielding of students from ideological facets considered to be threatening to the students, be it religious ideology, or ideology against minority or marginalized student groups (Rose; Guterl). The paper will argue based on two articles; “Point/Counterpoint: Do safe spaces belong on college campuses?” by Yue Zhang and Kavahn Mansouri and “How Trigger Warnings Silence Religious Students” by Alan Levinovitz. The opinion held in this paper is that, safe spaces have no place in campuses, and the reasons supporting this opinion are presented in the body of this paper.
The concept of safe spaces within institutions of higher education is based on the Title IX and sex discrimination law of…… [Read More]

Works cited

Guterl, Matthew Pratt. “On Safety and Safe Spaces.” Inside Higher Ed. August 29, 2016. Web. 2 October 2017. safe spaces are considered a necessity and an integral part of protecting students on the campuses

Levinovitz, Alan. “How Trigger Warnings Silence Religious Students.” The Atlantic. Aug. 30, 2016. Web. 2 October 2017. safe spaces help create a sense of boundaries on religious fanaticism within campuses thus increasing security

Rose, Flemming. “Safe Spaces On College Campuses Are Creating Intolerant Students.” The World Post. Updated Jun 12, 2017. Web. 2 October 2017. safe spaces can create restrictions on growth and tolerance levels of students as interactions with different minded people is limited

Zhang, Yue and Mansouri, Kavahn. “Point/Counterpoint: Do safe spaces belong on college campuses?” USA Today. November 22, 2016. Web. 2 October 2017. arguments are put forth on the necessity and/or drawbacks of safe spaces within college campuses


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Higher Edu Program Eval Higher

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Does your District support an area-wide network?

18. What types of operating systems are used with your school's LAN[s]? (i.e. Novell, Windows NT, AppleShare/Macintosh / Other)

19. Has your school adopted an Acceptable Use Policy?

20. For each group below please stated the number of accounts provided by your school district to the different user groups and the particular services provided:

Dialup Internet Individual

Access E-Mail

Teachers

Students

Administrators

Local Patrons

Parents

21. What three instructional technology support services are not adequately provided for in your school? (Example: maintaining a LAN, setting up desktop computers, provision of training for computers, software installation on a file server, provision of a help-desk for teachers and students)

The following labeled Figure 1.0 and Figure 2.0 are examples of technology surveys stated in the work entitled An Educator's Guide to Evaluating The Use of Technology in Schools and Classrooms (1998):

Statistical Methodology

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References

The American Association of Community Colleges 1988 Report: Building Communities: A Vision for a New Century Online available at http://ww.aacc.nche.edu/Content/NavigationMenu/ResourceCenter/Projects_Partnerships / Current/NewExpeditions/1988Report/77Recommendations.htm.

S.2969 Title: A bill to provide for improvement of Federal education research, statistics, evaluation, information, and dissemination, and for other purposes. Online available at http://search.hp.netscape.com/hp/boomframe.jsp?query=statistical+evaluati on+of+educational+provisions&page=1&offset=0&result_url=redir% 3 Fsrc%3Dwebsearch%26requestId%3D39e87bb149697907%26clickedItemRank%3D8%26userQuery%3Dstatistical%2Bevaluation%2Bof%2Beducational%2Bprovisions%26clickedItemURN%3Dhttp%253A%252F%252Fthomas.loc.gov%252Fcgi-bin%252Fbdquery%252Fz%253Fd107%253AS N02969%253A%254 0%2540%2540D%2526summ2%253Dm%2526%26invoc ation Type3D-26fromPage%3DHPResults%26amp%3BampTest%3D1&remove_url=http%3A %2F %2Fthomas.l oc.gov %2Fcgi-bin%2Fbdquery%2Fz%2 53Fd107%3ASN 02969% A%2540%2540%2540D%2526summ2%253Dm%2526.

An Educator's Guide to Evaluating The Use of Technology in Schools and Classrooms (1998) December Online available at http://www.ed.gov/pubs/EdTechGuide/index.html.

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