04 mai 2015

Thousands spent to get liberal arts grads into STEM

eCampus NewsThe National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded a $632,000 scholarship grant to Stevens Institute of Technology to help fund liberal arts graduates in the software engineering (SwE) master’s degree program. More...

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Academia and industry team up to give college students ‘Big Data’

eCampus NewsStudents from more than 20 prestigious colleges and universities recently tried their hand at “Big Data” analysis at seven different campuses around the country during DataFest, an annual month-long data-analytics competitive event sponsored by the American Statistics Association. More...

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Penn state asks if the Apple Watch can influence student achievement

eCampus NewsA Penn State faculty member is set to study how wearable and accessible technologies, such as the Apple Watch, can support students’ self-regulated learning to lead to greater academic success. More...

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Higher-ed gets a new transatlantic network for collaboration

eCampus NewsAt the Internet2 Global Summit today, the partners in ANA-200G and ESnet announced a new agreement that aims to improve the resiliency of what the partners say is the world’s fastest inter-continental network for research and education. More...

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How to get the biggest bang from scholarship bucks

eCampus NewsBy Andrew Barbour - . At most colleges and universities, students have access to hundreds, if not thousands, of scholarships. Unfortunately, finding and applying for these scholarships can be a nightmare, with funds scattered across an institution’s schools and departments. As a result, some universities struggle to award all their scholarship funds, even as qualified students drop out for lack of tuition money. More...

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Stanford: Cheating technology is growing, and here’s why

eCampus NewsBy  - . Stanford University’s honor code dates to 1921, written by students to help guide them through the minefield of plagiarism, forbidden collaboration, copying and other chicaneries that have tempted undergraduates since they first arrived on college campuses. More...

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Higher-ed leaders say this is the future of research universities

eCampus NewsBy  - . Inclusiveness, both of students and the community, is the key to obtaining the much-needed funding to secure the future of research universities, said Freeman Hrabowski, president of The University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC). More...

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How 3 prominent universities are becoming video trailblazers

eCampus NewsBy  - . These were just three common must-haves when implementing a video platform across campus, cited by three massive universities during Internet2’s 2015 Global Summit on the topic “Collaboration through interactive and streaming video across the academic world.” More...

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7 innovation factors part of new framework for higher-ed leaders

eCampus NewsBy  - . A new report from 2Revolutions, EDUCAUSE, and Next Generation Learning Challenges has proposed a highly detailed framework for building and sustaining a culture of innovation in higher education. More...

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21 Million Arab Children Not in School or At Risk

By Rania Tarek. About 21 million of children and adolescents across the Middle East and North Africa region are either out of school or at risk of dropping out, according to a recent joint report by UNICEF and UNESCO. More...

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