21 septembre 2015

EdCast launches “10 Minute Insight” series

eCampus NewsSocial knowledge network EdCast has launched a “10 Minute Insight Series” offering an interactive setting for global influencers to share their specialized insights to help better the world. More...

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Which 100 universities are the most innovative?

eCampus NewsStanford University, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard University top the inaugural Reuters Top 100 ranking of the world’s most innovative universities. More...

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Mobile platform seeks to boost engagement

eCampus NewsA new mobile learning platform called TEx aims to improve student outcomes by providing an engaging environment with which students want to interact. More...

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Schools link textbooks to retention, graduation rates

eCampus NewsData from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) found that textbook prices have risen over three times the rate of inflation from January 1977 to June 2015, a 1,041 percent increase. Many say these costs can directly affect student success. More...

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Private liberal arts colleges: Doing nothing is a backward step

eCampus NewsBy . As college students head back to school and others begin the search, some parents in the process of reaching for the checkbook or crunching numbers might be moved to ask, “How will my son or daughter get a boost by going to this school?” Private Liberal Arts universities have two fundamental, related disadvantages. More...

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Obama’s new College Scorecard: 68 schools with low costs and high incomes

eCampus NewsBy . During his weekly address, President Obama on Sept. 12 announced a new College Scorecard designed to connect students and parents to accessible data about college costs. More...

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What are innovation spaces, and do you need one?

eCampus NewsBy . Designated spaces for “tinkering” at some of the country’s most prestigious institutions may not only spur lifelong learning habits, but also produce social and technological innovations critical to today’s economy, says a new report. More...

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State appeals to high school students with 'Go Higher!' campaign

University Business Magazine logoBy Stefanie Botelho. State officials on Wednesday launched a website, campaign and event series to help high school students prepare for college and careers and make them more aware of opportunities in public higher education. According to the Department of Higher Education, the "Go Higher!" campaign will facilitate discussions about college decisions and campus life between students from the University of Massachusetts, state universities and community colleges and more than 8,000 high school students. More...

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Unity offers ‘Instant Admissions Day’ for top students

University Business Magazine logoBy Stefanie Botelho. Responding to a multi-year spike in demand, Unity College is offering top students instant admissions decisions on Sept. 19. More...

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Classting brings social based adaptive learning to the U.S.

University Business Magazine logoBy Stefanie Botelho. The most successful ed-tech startup in Korea with over 2 million users, is now bringing its social based adaptive learning platform to the United States. More...

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