An online course equipping students to develop a “growth mindset … the belief that intellectual abilities are not fixed but can be developed,” according to Stanford News, has been developed by award-winning Graduate School of Education (GSE) professors Carol Dweck and Greg Walton. The program focuses on how shifting perspectives on education can help to improve students’ scores on written assessments by shifting their stances toward certain core subjects.
From day-in-the-life videos and dorm room tours to orientation clips and guides on how to get into any school, the stream of college content never seems to run dry. Whether the college experience is depicted accurately or not, the proliferation of college-branded videos attracts young viewers whose perception of schools may be influenced by what they see online.
Berkeley’s boot off the list comes after the school called itself out on the misreporting, telling U.S. News not only that there had been errors in its alumni-giving numbers but also that it had incorrectly included multi-year pledges in its calculations.