Higher Education Leadership

Nobel Laureate Carl Wieman recently wrote an article that sparked debate and discussion among the higher education community. The article examined teaching methods, looking at multiple question test results following the traditional college lecture compared to active learning methods. It also explored important prerequisites to seeing change in higher education, and different ways information can be more freely shared to support change. To ensure all students succeed, a blended application of tested and innovative teaching techniques can be employed. The following is a roundup of research studies and papers that focus on this topic.

Accounting in 2017

Over the last few years, new tools and technologies have emerged, which have transformed many different aspects of a business – including HR, web design, management, and marketing. Accounting hasn’t seen many of these changes, but 2017 looks like it could be a pivotal year. Here are just some of the things you can expect to see in accounting this year:

6 Lucrative Career Paths with a Master’s in Accounting

As you work toward your master’s in accounting online, it’s important to be prepared for what comes next. See six career paths, from government accountant to financial analyst or CFO,  that you might want to follow after graduation:

Careers for BS in Accounting Grads

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the job outlook for accounting professionals looks promising as the number of accounting jobs available is expected to increase by 11% by 2024, which is faster than the average. The average salary is $67,190 (as of May 2015). With strong projected growth in the industry, consider obtaining an online Bachelor of Science in Accounting with Maryville University.

Using Data and Analysis in Higher Education

For today’s educational leaders, one ongoing challenge is to provide a quality learning experience for students while keeping the price of tuition affordable. As institutional expenditures continue to rise, University and College leadership continue to look for ways to be fiscally efficient, while also providing a positive experience for the student, from enrollment through graduation and beyond. Using the right data, in the right way, can help institutions and leaders keep up with this ongoing challenge.

Putting Your MBA to Work in Health Care

By earning a MBA degree, students can build, develop, and enhance their analytical and leadership skills for a number of fields and industries, providing many options for specialization. Picking the right concentration, in an in-demand field, can give students the chance to establish a stable career that can offer many opportunities for success. Health care is a popular specialization for students who are interested in earning their MBA in a concentrated field, for good reason. Learn why the healthcare industry is seeking business grads and opportunities that are available for grads with MBAs.

Digital Forensics Infographic

Digital forensics has never been more useful than it is today, no thanks to the dramatic rise in cyber-attacks. The need for digital forensic experts continues to grow to keep pace with cybercriminals who take advantage of new technologies. Extracting key evidence from mobile devices and computers can catch criminals before they have the opportunity to do damage. Forensic scientists also help law enforcement authorities catch international hacker groups who hide behind sophisticated programs constantly in flux. Take a closer look how the work is rewarding and exciting, offers job growth potential, and a handsome salary.

A Call for Health Promotion for Nurses

Studies have shown a direct link between staff wellbeing and patient care. Where staff wellbeing is greater, patient experience also increases. Explore why this happens, how we can work to improve the wellbeing of our nurses, and how you can take steps to improve your overall health while completing a nurse practitioner degree in the infographic below.

How to Navigate Organizational Change

One of the most valuable lessons that an organizational leadership degree covers is effective change management. After all, large scale change is something that almost every business contends with. In our new infographic, we’ll show you how to navigate the risks and maximize the rewards of organizational change.