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Sunday, April 10, 2016

Finding success in the maker space by Laura Devaney, Director of News, K-12 and Higher Education.

Follow on Twitter as @eSN_Laura

Catch up on the most compelling higher-ed news stories you may have missed this week. 

Each Friday, Laura Devaney will be bringing you a recap of some of the most interesting and thought-provoking news developments that occurred over the week. 

I can’t fit all of our news stories here, though, so feel free to visit and read up on other news you may have missed. 

Photo: eCampus News

In this week’s news:

Data shady on how recent HS grads really doing in college 
New report reveals that measuring enrollment, remediation and persistence data is fuzzy thanks to varying state mandates.
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A 3-part guide to successful maker spaces
A recent panel hosted by The New Media Consortium detailed a framework for designing maker spaces and maker programs, allocating resources, and supporting making as a quality learning experience.


How a new university collaborative is destroying poor retention rates
An 11-member alliance is improving retention rates among students by openly sharing solutions and working together on new ways to support at-risk students. 


Why traditional institutions must assess or be assessed
A Purdue University scholar discusses what standardized assessments for institutions may look like, what they should incorporate.

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Source: eCampus News