Published by: eCampus News National survey of adult educators shows opportunity for instructional technology to dramatically improve and expand adult basic education. Read Full Article
Published by: Campus Technology While schools have placed a great deal of attention on technology in the classroom, one instructional segment that has been left behind, it appears, is adult education. Although 86 percent of adult education administrators and practitioners said they believe that technology solutions can “effectively support” adult education, only 54 percent of students in those programs always...
Published by: EdSurge ADULT ACTION: Education’s not just about the kids; there are 36 million US adults who lack basic skills. And despite the fact that 85 percent of respondents in a report from Tyton Partners and Joyce Foundation on this topic say technology can play a role, there’s still much to be desired. Read Full Article
Published by: eCampus News A new study provides the ed-tech community with some of the only research into postsecondary faculty perspectives on the state of the digital courseware market. Read Full Article
Published by: Inside Higher Ed Tyton Partners, the former Education Growth Advisors, this week released the first of three papers based on surveys it conducted on faculty and administrator attitudes about digital courseware. The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation funded the surveys, which yielded 2,700 responses. Read Full Article
Published by: Campus Technology More than half, 54 percent, of faculty used digital courseware in the 2013-2014 school year, according to a new survey, “Faculty Perspectives on Courseware,” from Tyton Partners. Almost as many, 52 percent, told researchers they value its potential impact. Read Full Article
Published by: The EvoLLLution The traditional approaches to measuring and sharing an individual’s learning no longer match the expectations of students, employers and higher education administrators. Transcripts—the official record for what a student has learned—simply do not capture or communicate an individual’s capabilities and understate skills such as critical thinking, teamwork and problem solving. But while employers are placing more...
Published by: Inside Higher Ed An investment banking and consulting firm focused on education, Tyton Partners, is issuing a report today that attempts to create a framework for measuring “evidence of learning.” Read Full Article
Published by: Campus Technology Two new studies put out by a company that does higher education consulting propose a framework and offer a kind of buying guide for developing an environment that helps students optimize their educational paths to college and career success — including taking into account what has been learned outside of school. The model could form a...
Published by: EdSurge GROWING TO BE A TITAN: Education Growth Advisors, a consulting and advisory firm serving the education sector, is changing its name to Tyton Partners. Founded in 2010, EGA has worked in tandem with private equity firm, Education Growth Partners, and has advised dozens of financing and acquisition deals worth a combined $4 billion. Read Full Article