21 décembre 2014

4 ways to ensure your university app connects with students

eCampus NewsBy Dan Friedman. There is no doubt that today’s college student is tech-obsessed, with some studies citing that students are carrying on average seven devices around campus. More...

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ED releases long-awaited college ratings system

eCampus NewsBy Larry Gordon. The Obama administration on Dec. 19 is releasing the rough outlines of a much-anticipated college ratings system that may grade schools on such factors as graduation rates, loan repayments and post-graduation income. Many details remain to be decided over the next few months, with some wary colleges and universities sure to protest any measurements that might hurt their reputations. More...

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5 keys to successful visual communications on campus

eCampus NewsBy Jimmy Dun. Digital signage screens are becoming a popular and integral part of the university campus visual communications. However most of the screens are not being utilized efficiently or effectively due to the lack of a cohesive campus-wide system and content strategy. More...

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Teacher texts can profoundly impact student success

eCampus NewsBy . A text message can have a profound effect on the ability of students to learn, according to some researchers at Hardin-Simmons University. More...

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How to create the STEM building of the future

eCampus NewsBy . Preparing students for careers in (STEM) is one of the biggest challenges facing universities today, and one way faculty and administration are attempting to continue to meet the needs of their students for years to come is by designing future-proof STEM education buildings. More...

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Interactive learning spaces new campus must-have

eCampus NewsBy . According to innovative universities, it’s not the mobile devices and software that are key to building the “soft skills” so valued by today’s workforce—it’s the interactive learning spaces part of building design. More...

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Trend: Campuses moving from online to On-Demand

eCampus NewsBy Meris Stansbury - . IT experts are calling it a super storm of forces that’s changing the way a campus ecosystem operates. More...

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5 ways higher ed shuts down Common Core

eCampus NewsBy Meris Stansbury - . The brief, “Common Core Goes to College: Building better connections between high school and higher education,” by Lindsey Tepe, program associate on the New America Foundation’s Education Policy Program, begins her brief with a powerful metaphor, linking the blunder of Chicago’s underground tunnel to what’s currently happening with the Common Core. More...

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3 trendy learning terms that need differentiating

eCampus NewsBy Meris Stansbury - . Not all trendy terms are created equal, explains an industry whitepaper, with the aim of helping educators differentiate seemingly similar concepts in order to more effectively implement them. More...

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8 tips for creating video in online learning

eCampus NewsBy Meris Stansbury - . According to a new report published in the MERLOT Journal of Online Learning and Teaching, instructor-generated video can have a positive influence on student satisfaction with, and engagement in, online course. More...

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