24 octobre 2015

Colleges vow to ease application process

eCampus News. More than 80 colleges are creating a website where students will be able to apply to dozens of them and get help along the way. More...

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Part 2: Keeping the human touch in admissions–at scale

eCampus News. While some colleges struggle to attract enough students to keep their doors open, others have been inundated by record numbers of applications. Today, admissions offices must work harder and smarter to recruit and enroll students who meet their institutions’ standards and values. More...

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Part 1: Keeping the human touch in admissions–at scale

eCampus News. “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times….” Dickens may have been writing about the French Revolution, but he could just as easily have been describing life in the admissions offices of the nation’s colleges and universities. More...

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Poll reveals emerging adults’ views on education

eCampus NewsEighty-six percent of adults in a recent survey said they believe it is more important than ever to get education or training past high school in order to find a good job in today’s economy. More...

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CMU moves to real-time reporting, analysis

eCampus NewsExcel4apps, a provider of Excel-based inquiry and reporting software for use with SAP and Oracle, announced that Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) will implement two of its Wands for Oracle suite of products. More...

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Electronic textbooks save Indiana students $8M

eCampus NewsIndiana University students have saved $8 million over the last three years by opting into a digital learning program that uses electronic textbooks, school officials said. More...

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Partnership will focus on embodied learning scenarios

eCampus NewsSMALLab Learning is collaborating with Carnegie Mellon University’s (CMU) Entertainment Technology Center on innovative projects with local Pittsburgh schools. More...

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The new no-textbook college program

eCampus NewsFor many adults looking to further their careers, fall is the time when they explore their back-to-school options. They recognize the complex challenges of juggling family, a job that may not be fulfilling or offer upward mobility, and tight finances. More...

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But wait - there's more!

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/StratEDgy%20Graphic%20Resized.jpg?itok=kIrUoz70By Margaret Andrews. During the summer I wrote post entitled, What Skills Do Employers Want Most?, that generated some traffic and discussion. Since that time, there’s been more support for the need for – and payoff from – having schools focus more on the ‘soft skills,’ including a recent New York Times article that notes, just like in kindergarten, the most important factor for success in the world of work may be whether one “plays well with others.” Read more...

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Space: (Still) The Final Frontier

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/the_world_view_blog_header.jpg?itok=P3OlGEpQBy Philip G. Altbach. Even in the age of the Internet, an effective university requires academic community. What is academic community? It includes a sense of generally shared academic values along with a commitment to a university, to colleagues, and to students. Read more...

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