12 mai 2015

Google embeds engineers as professors

eCampus NewsBy Martha Mendoza. Howard University freshman Alanna Walton knew something was different about the professor teaching her introduction to computer science course. More...

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Technology edging out humanities

eCampus NewsBy . Fewer students are enrolling in humanities majors at Ohio colleges amid an upswing in the popularity of science and business programs, according to federal data. More...

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3 ways tech can support future digital learning

eCampus NewsBy . Institutions of higher education should identify and implement technologies that support student learning, should welcome blended learning environments, and should ensure degree programs adapt to students’ digital needs, according to a new metastudy of technology’s role in higher education. More...

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Why students are saying community colleges are the future of learning

eCampus NewsBy . This finding, which highlights the recent rise in community college popularity among U.S. student, is one of many within a new survey conducted by education company Cengage Learning. More...

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Researchers say human element critical for tomorrow’s digital university

eCampus NewsBy . The massive report, “Preparing for the Digital University: a review of the history and current state of distance, blended and online learning,” has laid out a comprehensive view of online learning along with key insights into where technology-enhanced education might be headed. More...

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5 core functions of the post-LMS era

eCampus NewsBy Meris Stansbury - . According to over 70 higher-ed IT specialists, current LMS functionality is great for administrative tasks, but doesn’t provide support for the new learning approaches on today’s campuses. More...

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Universities find a collaborative way to measure and obtain success

eCampus NewsBy Meris Stansbury - . By using student data from partner colleges and universities across the country, it can identify more than 75 percent of an institution’s at-risk students, with the ability to save millions of dollars in lost tuition revenue  – as much as  $7 million at a campus with 10,000 students  by identifying students twice as likely to drop out and intervening with them. It can also help identify, measure and prescribe intervention services. More...

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3 ways to stay ahead of technology accessibility compliance

eCampus NewsBy Meris Stansbury - . Becoming accessibility-compliant may not seem like a top priority, but with the ubiquity of technology—especially cloud technology—accessibility is an issue no institution can afford to ignore, emphasized panelists during the recent Internet2 Global Summit 2015. More...

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Millions given to university to analyze women’s STEM success

eCampus NewsThe National Science Foundation (NSF) wants to identify obstacles that keep women from entering and remaining in STEM careers, and Indiana University’s Mary C. Murphy is working to reveal a previously hidden factor that may be preventing advancement in these fields. More...

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Arizona aims to boost Latino degree attainment

eCampus NewsEducating every student in Arizona is essential to ensuring the state’s economic prosperity, yet a growing portion of Arizona’s future workforce is falling short of essential degree attainment, a group of Arizona stakeholders said. This is particularly true of the fastest growing demographic in the state – the Latino population. More...

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