A large majority of Americans seek extra knowledge for personal and work-related reasons. Digital technology plays a notable role in these knowledge pursuits, but place-based learning remains vital to many and differences in education and income are a hallmark of people’s learning activities
The percentage of Asians in the U.S. with a bachelor's degree or higher rose to 54 percent in 2015, up from 38 percent in 1995, according to a new report from the U.S. Census Bureau. In addition, Asians and non-Hispanic whites were more likely to hold a bachelor's degree or higher when compared with blacks and Hispanics.
Hispanic and black parents place high value on a college degreeToday, 86% of Hispanic parents and 79% of black parents with children under 18 say it is either extremely or very important that their children earn a college degree. By comparison, about two-thirds (67%) of white parents say the sam
The first of several Univision Media Centers planned for middle schools in the U.S., this first of its kind facility will provide students with the tools and training to understand how a media newsroom operates.
The Smithsonian's National Museum of American History is launching a multiyear collecting initiative, "Latinos and Baseball: In the Barrios and the Big Leagues," to identify artifacts that reflect the social and cultural influence of the game on Latino communities.
Are there computers in the classroom? Does it matter? Students, Computers and Learning: Making the Connection examines how students’ access to and use of information and communication technology (ICT) devices has evolved in recent years, and explores how education systems and schools are integrating ICT into students’ learning experiences.
Consumers’ growing reliance on mobile tech devices and services is forcing marketers to rethink almost everything they do. In its fifth Next Generation (NextGen) Competition, GfK is urging undergraduates to submit proposals for innovative market research projects studying the interactions among consumers, mobile technology, and brands.
Univision News has entered into a partnership with Miami Dade College (MDC) to implement Fellowship and Internship programs in one of today’s fastest growing digital fields: animation and game development.
Univision Digital, the digital division of Univision Communications Inc. (UCI) announced that it has joined the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Media Lab to explore cutting-edge technologies for news and information in the digital space.
Of the different types of learning technologies available, students found that adaptive learning technologies were the most effective, with 85 percent indicating a moderate or major improvement in grades.
HACU and Excelencia are committed to informing the work being done to address and improve Latino student success in higher education. These two national organizations have coalesced to develop a common list of HSIs in the absence of an official annual list of HSIs released by the federal government. The lists follow a methodology that aligns as closely as possible to the definition of HSIs as established in the Higher Education Act.
More than half of all college graduates (55 percent) say recent graduates will see a lower return on investment (ROI) from their education than college graduates 10 to 15 years ago, according to the 2015 College Degree Investment Survey conducted by Nielsen (formerly Harris Interactive) on behalf of Greenwood Hall Inc.
The Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History will acquire objects documenting the development and legacy of Sosa, Bromley, Aguilar & Associates, an advertising agency that became the top billing Latino agency in the industry.
In the drive for expanded access to high-quality early education programs, stakeholders need to understand and address the unique learning needs of young Hispanic dual language learners (DLLs), according to a new report from Educational Testing Service (ETS). The report examines the emerging research base on strategies for supporting the learning and development of DLLs in preschool and the early primary grades.