05 juillet 2015

Is higher education still viable?

eCampus NewsBy . A new report identifies three strategies that could prove useful when it comes to helping higher-ed institutions produce students who have the skills and knowledge to succeed in today’s competitive workforce. More...

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Three ways to help online students succeed

eCampus NewsBy . A recent survey of 28,000 students yielded three specific factors that could influence online academic performance, with many stakeholders saying online student success really depends on effective learning design. More...

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5 characteristics of next-gen cloud technology

eCampus NewsBy . “Innovation,” “scalability,” and “streamlining” are all great catch phrases when it comes to cloud technology in education, but what does it mean, and what is the technology behind the companies and universities developing best practices in cloud effectiveness. More...

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3 ways to bring online learning back to life

eCampus NewsBy Dan Merritts. Is educating students online looking more and more like a scene from “The Walking Dead?” More specifically, is online learning becoming a lifeless learning model, devoid of human interaction and social connection? It seems that way. More...

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Digital vs. print textbook war – who cares?

eCampus NewsBy Nathan Gamble. The end of print textbooks has been foretold for years with the argument that digital screens would completely replace print. The reality, however, is quite different. More...

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Universities share best practices to retain STEM students

eCampus NewsBy Bridget McCrea. According to National Center for Education Statistics’ (NCES) STEM Attrition: College Students’ Paths Into and Out of STEM Fields Statistical Analysis Report, about 28 percent of bachelor’s degree students and 20 percent of associate’s degree students entered a STEM field (i.e., they chose a STEM-related major) at some point within six years of entering postsecondary education in 2003−04. More...

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Who wins in elite university admissions, and why

eCampus NewsBy Sara Harberson. In May, 60 groups filed a complaint with the Justice and Education departments claiming that Asian-Americans are held to a different standard — a higher standard — than other students applying for admission at elite universities. They believe that “holistic admissions” is being used as a modern-day form of racial discrimination. More...

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China’s ‘MIT’ to run tech program in US

eCampus NewsBy . One of the most prestigious universities in China is joining forces with the University of Washington to run a graduate institute in Bellevue that will focus on technology and innovation. More...

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Could texting and tweeting boost retention?

eCampus NewsBy . Students who tweet or message about anything associated with an academic lesson could demonstrate greater recall and learn more from lectures. More...

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Professors: New coding platform a must for higher-ed classrooms

eCampus NewsBy . A new coding platform has a mission to elevate the state of coding education in higher-ed classrooms around the world; and one way it’s doing this is through professor buy-in. More...

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