27 décembre 2014

AIEA 2015 Annual Conference - Leading Global Learning: Envisioning New Paradigms

AIEA 2015 Annual Conference - Leading Global Learning:  Envisioning New Paradigms
February 15-18, 2015
Washington Marriott Wardman Park
Washington, DC, USA
SCAM WARNING: Please click here to learn more about a potential scam targeting AIEA Conference Participants regarding hotel availability at the 2015 Annual Conference. More...

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How to prepare for everything

eCampus NewsBy . The Internet of Everything offers IT the opportunity to bend the cost curve, increase efficiency, and improve student outcomes. Laying the right foundation is key, though. More...

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New visual map tool helps online schools find students

eCampus NewsBy . However, thanks to a new interactive map developed by Hanover Research, that problem can now become a thing of the past. Using the National Center for Education Statistics‘ (or NCES) recently published distance education enrollment data, the new map is the first of its kind to visually break down that big data into actionable information. More...

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Number 4: 5 must-watch higher education TED talks

eCampus NewsBy . By now, most internet junkies know about the incredible talks given through TED (Technology, Education, and Design), but outside of education talks given by Bill Gates and the ever-viral talk by Liz Coleman, what are some of the best, and potentially overlooked, discussions on higher education and technology. More...

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Number 5: College presidents predict 4 new institutional models for higher-ed

eCampus NewsBy . A new think-tank-esque collection of leading college and university presidents last year came together to discuss the trends and disruptions shaping higher education thanks to new technologies and the evolving global economy. Outside of just naming trends, they also predicted four new models of higher-ed that may exist in the next 10 years. More...

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Angels And Universities: Finding The Next Google

ForbesBy Marianne Hudson. We’re all aware of the amazing research and technologies that universities are doing to improve people’s lives. What makes many angels excited is that these new innovations can lead to great companies – if universities can connect with the right startup entrepreneurs.
What is often surprising to learn is how difficult it is for angels and universities to work together to bring these technologies to market. While Google GOOGL +0.74%, started by Stanford graduate students Sergey Brin and Larry Page, is forever connected to the university through licensing agreements, many successful companies such as Facebook, Microsoft MSFT -0.56% and Dell weren’t. Although they were conceived of by college students, they were started after the founders left school. More...

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The Administration's College Rating System: How It Looks On Campus

By . It's late afternoon. Most classes at Randolph College are done for the day but students have begun gathering in the lobby of the elegant, century-old main hall.
A student taps on a piano while he and four classmates wait for their philosophy professor. After-hours sessions like these are a key feature of this small, private liberal arts college in Lynchburg, Va.
It markets itself nationally as a "unique, nurturing community of learners," well worth the $45,000 a year in tuition, room and board. More...

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Changes needed in higher education must recognize the way we live now

logoBy Theodora Kalikow. Gone are the days when students went to college for four years to 'find themselves.'
Here’s an example. In 1994, if we met someone walking down the street talking out loud and looking down at their hand instead of greeting passers-by or watching the traffic, we would have crossed to the other side. Now, they’re probably talking on a cellphone or texting a friend. More...

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Teaching, Learning and the College Ratings Framework

By . In a tale worthy of O.Henry's combs and watch fob, just as colleges and universities across the country have begun to get the hang of good practices in learning outcomes assessment, in large part due to pressure for accountability imposed by the U.S. Department of Education (USDE) on accrediting agencies, USDE has now declared learning outcomes impossible to consider in its framework for establishing ratings on the quality and value of institutions of higher education. More...

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Report highlights inadequate disclosure of campus financial products

University Business LogoBy Stefanie Botelho. In its fifth annual report on college credit card agreements, the CFPB takes financial institutions as well as colleges and universities to task for failing to adequately disclose their marketing agreements for campus financial products. The annual report is required by the CARD Act. More...

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