19 novembre 2015

School sees ‘explosive’ growth in video content

eCampus NewsIn just a few years, the College of Business at Florida International University went from having a couple professors willing to try lecture capture to explosive demand that increases each semester. More...

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Minority institutions receive $13M for STEM education

eCampus NewsThe U.S. Department of Education is awarding more than $3 million in new awards to 13 colleges and universities that serve large minority populations to strengthen STEM education programs through the Minority Science and Engineering Improvement Program (MSEIP). More...

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IB launches student registry

eCampus NewsThe International Baccalaureate has launched the IB Student Registry. Free for IB students, this registry will allow for students in the last years of the Middle Years Programme, or who are pursuing the Diploma Programme or Career-related Programme, to create an online portfolio which includes short personal essays, extended essays, CAS details, course credits and more. More...

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Bill encourages entrepreneurship among college students

eCampus NewsA newly-proposed bill would create a competitive grant program supporting business incubators operated by or affiliated with universities and colleges in an effort to encourage entrepreneurship and more innovation among students. More...

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Partnership enhances cybersecurity education

eCampus NewsEmbry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott and BeyondTrust, a Phoenix, Ariz.-based cybersecurity company that works to proactively eliminating data breaches from insider privilege abuse and external hacking attacks, have joined forces to enhance the education and training of future cybersecurity professionals. More...

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‘Going to college’ should be more like hiring a contractor

eCampus NewsBy Stuart M. Butler. With a bachelor’s degree now the must-have job credential, pressure is mounting to find ways to make college more affordable. More...

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Internet of Things devices will exceed 6 billion

eCampus NewsBy . Estimates indicate that 6.4 billion “connected things” will be used across the globe in 2016–a 30 percent increase from 2015, according to IT research firm Gartner, Inc. More...

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Here’s how social media is changing the workplace

eCampus NewsBy . Today’s younger employees are much more likely than their older counterparts to use social media for work purposes and feel that such social media skills are an important strength to bring to the workplace–a trend that is changing the look of the working environment. More...

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8 characteristics of good online video

eCampus NewsBy . According to a report published in the MERLOT Journal of Online Learning and Teaching, instructor-generated video can have a positive influence on student satisfaction with, and engagement in, online courses. But not all videos are created equal. More...

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5 major trends in higher education’s use of social media

eCampus NewsBy . If you want to know how other colleges and universities are using social media today, know this: they’re using it like any other media-savvy millennial. From a spike in “giving days” and crowdfunding campaigns to a heavy focus on multimedia, higher education has become a social media heavy-hitter. More...

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