19 novembre 2015

Are online adjunct faculty doing any better than those on campus?

eCampus NewsBy . According to a new report, online adjunct faculty are experiencing many of the same challenges as on-campus adjuncts, mainly because the same policies governing on-campus adjuncts are used for those in online programs. But that’s only the tip of the online adjunct practice iceberg. More...

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Why competency-based learning isn’t happening anytime soon

eCampus NewsBy Michael B. Horn. Earlier this month, Inside Higher Ed reported on how the Department of Education’s Office of Inspector General is stymying the rise of competency-based learning in higher education—and is at odds with the rest of the Department, which has been enthusiastic about competency-based learning’s potential. More...

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New aid for dual high school, college courses

eCampus NewsBy Jonathan Lai. A pilot program to expand federal financial aid to high school students taking college courses will make college more affordable and accessible for low-income students, Pennsylvania community college officials said. More...

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A solution for an evergreen infrastructure and better storage

eCampus NewsBy Tim Schmidt. Like many institutions, California Polytechnic State University, a public university with nearly 24,000 faculty, staff and students and a strong engineering and science focus, is shifting to a service provider model for its information technology resources. More...

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Faculty: Are more online courses really feasible?

eCampus NewsBy Nick McCrea. In a major initiative designed to help stabilize the University of Maine System’s financial future, trustees are considering a plan for shaping how the state’s universities offer online courses. More...

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Your .edu site for 2016 looks like this

eCampus NewsBy . Add together social media strategy and digital marketing tactics, sprinkle with interactive design flare, then let rise in the hotbed of a campus community and you’ve got a .edu site that not only improves student and staff recruitment, but keeps alumni engaged. More...

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Boundless, Canvas offer cloud-powered content via LMS

eCampus NewsBoundless, a provider of modular courseware backed by data analytics for teachers and learners, has announced an alliance partnership with the Canvas learning management system (LMS) from Instructure. More...

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Online platform addresses career readiness

eCampus NewsIn response to the need for schools to improve the college and career readiness among students, EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) is introducing PrepSTEP™, an online learning platform that helps students build the college and career readiness skills that can shape their futures, in school and beyond. More...

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Campus moves to interactive, collaborative learning tools

eCampus NewsAs educators and schools strive to find ways to better motivate learning, they are recognizing that using interactive HD technology in the classroom is key. More...

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Skills Pipeline initiative expands in La.

eCampus NewsPraxair, Inc. has announced it will continue to support a Skills Pipeline program in 2016 through the Louisiana Community and Technical College System (LCTCS). More...

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