This study investigates whether financial grants, allocated based on need rather than major, improves odds that economically vulnerable students will…
Bridging the Digital Divide to Engage Students in Higher Education is an Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) report, sponsored by Microsoft Higher Education. Through surveys targeting higher education faculty and students across the US, UK, Australia and Germany, 10 pioneering expert interviews, along with comprehensive desk research, this paper aims to explore the impact of the new higher education model spurred by covid-19 on teaching and learning experiences,
engagement, performance, and value.
Public universities are intent on increasing degree completion for many reasons. A stronger policy focus on completion and interest in removing students’ financial hurdles has led to a rapid proliferation of completion grant programs.