29 août 2015

New partnership tackles higher-ed admissions

eCampus NewsA new strategic partnership will allow Kira Talent’s Kira Academic to embed its video interviewing capability directly into Hobsons’ line of application and admissions customer relationship management (CRM) products, giving universities and colleges the ability to view short recorded videos of applicants during the admissions process. More...

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Apperson expands solutions for exams

eCampus NewsComprehensive service supports the creation, delivery, scoring, and analysis of online or paper-based exams. More...

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University launches mobile library navigation app

eCampus NewsMobile app uses Aruba Beacons, Meridian App Platform to offer users turn-by-turn navication and collaborative content for OU Libraries System. More...

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Open texts predicted to save students $25 million

eCampus NewsRice-based nonprofit adds open textbook titles for algebra and trigonometry, college algebra, chemistry. More...

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Higher education funding needs an innovation makeover–here’s how

eCampus NewsFrom new student learning pathways to questioning the merit of the credit hour, and from the move to enterprise cloud solutions to online learning models, colleges and universities are in innovation warp drive. More...

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Groups bring digital platform to Mexican universities

eCampus NewsEXO U Inc., developer of the newly launched EXO U Digital Education Platform, has entered into a partnership agreement with Proeducacion, a Mexican-based provider of technology solutions for universities. More...

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25 ways to strengthen workforce education

eCampus NewsThe Task Force on Workforce, Job Creation, and a Strong Economy includes representatives from community colleges, the business community, labor groups, public agencies involved in workforce training, K-12 policymakers, and community-based organizations. More...

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Back to campus: Top technology trends for the year ahead

eCampus NewsBy Bob Burwell. It’s back to school time, and IT teams at college campuses nationwide are preparing to handle the onslaught of technology needs of faculty and students alike—but what should IT and admin prioritize. More...

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Biggest cloud challenge? Hint: It’s not the technology

eCampus NewsBy Andrew Barbour. Go ahead and call it: 2015 is the year when higher education finally accepted that the cloud offers advantages its institutions simply can’t match. Gone is the suspicion that the cloud is a Wild West of drive-by FERPA violations and nonexistent security; gone is the fear that schools will lose ownership of their data. More...

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Why moving past the SAT is essential in today’s admissions

eCampus NewsBy Hilda Mejia Abreu and William Sedlacek. In 2013, graduate programs received 1.97 million applications and accepted about 40.5 percent of applicants. The process relies heavily on standardized test scores to vet and decide which applicants to accept. More...

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