04 novembre 2015

In an Arab University, an Advocate of Diversity

By Benjamin Plackett, Nour Al-Ali. Students gradually fill up an expansive lecture hall, and it’s standing room only by the time the professor walks in. The room hushes as he begins to talk. More...

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Global Competitiveness Report Puts Egypt in the Dust

By Ahmed ElShamy. Egypt has risen from 119th place to 116th place in the Global Competitiveness Report this year. Still, the country is witnessing a clear decline in the level of quality of education. More...

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The Door for Many Middle East Scholars is Slamming Shut

By Ursula Lindsey. Many academics who study the Middle East say they are working in a climate of increased repression and paranoia.
Scholars have never found it easy to research the many topics deemed “sensitive” by authoritarian Arab regimes. More...

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Georgia helps students earn associate’s degrees

eCampus NewsThe University System of Georgia (USG) has joined forces with Parchment, an academic credentials management system, to help award the thousands of Georgia citizens who have some college, but no degree, with associate’s degrees they may have unknowingly earned. More...

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Campaign aims to graduate 10,000 black engineers

eCampus NewsOnly 19 percent of black 4th graders in the U.S. and 13 percent of the nation’s black 8th graders were proficient in math in 2015, according to the National Assessment of Educational Progress. More...

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How can data integrity help higher-ed IT?

eCampus NewseXplorance, a Learning Experience Management solution provider, has launched Data Integrity Gateway (DIG), a new tool allowing higher education IT administrators to enhance data quality and harness the power of big data analytics. More...

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OLC kicks off prize for digital learning

eCampus NewsCompetition will recognize exemplar higher education faculty and institutions for advancing and adopting next-generation digital learning courseware. More...

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Schools focus on data analytics, cybersecurity

eCampus NewsAt EDUCAUSE 2015, Dell announced the Dell Statistica Free Academic Program, a free version of its Statistica advanced analytics software now available to all U.S. college students and professors, to help boost interest in and preparedness for data analytics careers. More...

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NYU highlights professional pathways

eCampus NewsThe NYU School of Professional Studies (NYUSPS) is developing and introducing several new non-degree educational initiatives, which will serve professionals who are already established in their fields, as well as those who are unemployed and underemployed. More...

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D2L launches CBE solution for nontraditional learners

eCampus NewsD2L, the ed-tech company behind Brightspace, has launched a new competency-based education (CBE) solution for schools that incorporates Brightspace Learning Environment, strategic consulting, domain expertise, and a CBE community. More...

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