12 septembre 2015

Utah university triples its Latino student population

University Business LogoBy Stefanie Botelho. Six years after launching a plan to attract more Latino students, Utah Valley University in Orem, Utah, has tripled the number of such students on its rolls by reaching out to Hispanic communities. More...

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Virtual college tours with cardboard, a smartphone and YouVisit

University Business LogoBy Stefanie Botelho. While college students are settling into their dorms, it’s already time for next year’s class of high school students to narrow down their potential school choices and schedule campus visits. Or maybe they can just stay home and start the journey virtually. More...

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City police step up enforcement efforts in University Heights

University Business LogoBy Stefanie Botelho. Buffalo police reported stepped-up enforcement efforts over the weekend in University Heights, the residential neighborhood off Main Street just south of the University at Buffalo’s South Campus. More...

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Apogee acquires Campus Televideo

University Business LogoBy Stefanie Botelho. Apogee, higher education’s largest provider of residential network (ResNet) services, announced today that it has acquired Campus Televideo (CTV), the undisputed leader in higher education video services. More...

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ENZ, Go Overseas partner in study abroad campaign

By Sara Custer. Education New Zealand has partnered with US-based study abroad advisory site Go Overseas in a three-year scholarship programme that will fund a full semester’s study for one student a year and aims to increase awareness for study in New Zealand. More...

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@ISSUE: Compelling statistics on distance learning

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. Over the last decade, we have witnessed tremendous changes in distance learning. For example, in 2014 a record-breaking 5.2 million higher education students enrolled in at least one online course. More...

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Meet GROOC: McGill’s new online course has a group-learning twist

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. First came the MOOCs, referring to massive open online courses that offer free access to higher-education learning through the Internet. Now comes the GROOC: a group-based version of MOOCs. More...

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Penn State launches new program to teach grad students to teach online

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. Graduate students traditionally teach the way they were taught. But more and more they are finding themselves teaching in online classrooms, where the old rules don’t necessarily apply. More...

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EdX Users Cheat Through MOOC-Specific Method, Study Says

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. Roughly 1 percent of certificates granted by Harvard’s and MIT’s school-specific edX platforms were earned by users engaging in a form of cheating never before possible in traditional brick-and-mortar classrooms, according to a working paper released by researchers from the two schools. More...

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Enhanced school technology enhances learning

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) announced Friday that all 173 of the state’s public school districts have met the national goal of 100 kb of Internet bandwidth for each K-12 student. More...

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