UPCEA in Review

Tuesday, 19 April 2016 by

Eric McGee, Vice President of Higher Education and Partnerships, joined Over 600 attendees for the 101st UPCEA Annual Conference in San Diego, CA. The conference was held in San Diego from April 7th to April 9th. The conference afforded Eric an opportunity to catch up with colleagues and friends that he has made over the

This month the Online Education Policy Initiative at MIT released a study done on how to further education in all aspects, with a focus on online education. The study has four focus zones: interdisciplinary collaboration, online educational technologies, learning engineers, and institutional/organizational change. The overarching message of the study is that while all fields are

Education technology has made access to higher education more accessible than just a few years ago. As a result, more working adults are finding that they can work towards completing their degrees through online classes taken through their local college. What isn’t often talked about is the frustrations that these adult students face when dealing

On April 7th, I will be attending the UPCEA Annual Conference in San Diego, CA. Over the past 10 years, the UPCEA Annual Conference has become the one professional education event that I most enjoy; and I’m looking forward to catching up with old friends and meeting new colleagues at this year’s event. This will be my

As the cost of higher education in the U.S. continues to be a growing concern for students, some have begun to look outside of the country for a solution. One of the primary destinations for these budget-minded academics has been Germany. It is known for having both a strong tertiary education program, with 18 of