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    While many would agree with the saying that nothing in life is guaranteed, I however believe that some things in life should be guaranteed. If one were to go through the grueling initiation process that is higher education, all while shelling out the thousands of dollars it costs to do so, one should expect more than a piece of paper that states “congratulations, you did it!” The goal of a college degree is to become a well-rounded educated person, be able to get a job in the field that you want, and be able to do it well. After a four-year long journey one should walk away knowing that they are educated and versatile enough to have a smooth transition into the work force. Part of being a well-rounded person is having a balance of both hard and soft skills. Hard skills being one is proficient in math and writing, whereas soft skills are less tangible and include creative thinking and getting along with others. If universities were to…

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    The technological advances of the 21st century, while beneficial to our quality of life have influenced changes to educational requirements in every occupation. As the United States becomes more dependent on highly educated professionals for every sector of the economy; technology, retail, healthcare, farming, etc., future education reform needs to include a plan to educate citizens who can maintain and grow the increasing complex civic infrastructure. To guarantee our communities can address…

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    ask ourselves: how can we be better than we were before? The obvious answer is bettering ourselves through educational exploration and individual growth. Although the bar has been raised, this is a concept that can be traced back to the Greeks. Education is the key to our evolutionary progress. Education is what the future needs. If the point…

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    Students sometimes wonder, how important it is to attend higher education, benefits of attending higher education, and what is one of the best benefits find to be important? I won’t stop until I succeed on explaining; These benefits and the importance of a college education are important now more than ever; no matter how hard it is to assure college-aged students they need it in these current times. Some students in the world wonder why is it important to attend higher educations? Today, few…

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    Running Head: TECHNOLOGY IN HIGHER EDUCATION 1 TECHNOLOGY IN HIGHER EDUCATION 2 Technology in Higher Education Katheryn Lisenbee Mid-America Christian University Technology simplifies lifestyle; everything gets easier as technology develops more. It is required in almost every sector in this world. Higher education can greatly improve if technology was to be incorporated into its system. The technologies that are in use currently have a great impact on the higher education…

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    Education is Key Ron Lewis said, “Ensuring quality higher education is one of the most important things we can do for future generations” (“Higher Education Quotes”). In the past, the minimal degree needed for a job was a high school diploma, but today jobs require a minimal of a bachelor’s degree, therefore; a bachelor’s degree is the new high school diploma. Pursuing a higher education is costly, but the future generations and today’s generations need to know the importance of having a post…

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    Leading change requires an awareness and understanding of trends achieved by remaining current on topics relevant to higher education. Professional resources and associations helps leaders build “a creative learning culture” (Buller, 2015, p.101). Professional resources highlight relevant research findings affecting specific sectors as with community colleges. Associations offer personal benefits to leaders as well as offering additional access to resources such as an affiliated professional…

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    Abstract (to be changed) The pressure to increase access to affordable education is steadily increasing with the number of eligible students set to double by 2020. At the same time, significant problems exist in the quality of education provided. The sector is plagued by a shortage of well-trained faculty, poor infrastructure and outdated and irrelevant curricula. The use of technology in higher education remains limited and standards of research and teaching at Indian universities are far…

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    There has been a rapid increase in cost to public universities and colleges. While some activist believe free higher education is the best way to fight the rise in college tuition, there will be serious consequences to the economy. The recorded problem of rising college tuition has become an issue in many families. This expensive cost of a college education has multiple reasons for concern. For instance, one of the major causes is the under funding of public colleges by states. State funding for…

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    Diversity is defined by Merriam-Webster dictionary as the quality or state of having many different forms, types, ideas, etc. and the state of having people who are different races or who have different cultures in a group or organization (Merriam-Webster 's online dictionary, 1999). Diversity in higher education is represented by the diverse groups of faculty, staff and students that make up the college community, that include but are limited to race, ethnicity, and gender. Student affairs…

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