04 mars 2016

Ohio’s troubled online learning project investigated

eCampus NewsBy Mary Mogan Edwards. Some education advocates allege that funds for an online education clearinghouse were improperly allocated. More...

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4 steps to launching a CBE program

eCampus NewsBy Andrew Barbour. For competency-based education, it’s no longer a question of why but how. Once viewed as a Quixotic undertaking at best, CBE has shouldered its way into the mainstream, propelled by the knowledge that non-traditional students now represent a majority of the post-secondary population. More...

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University tech lab takes on virtual reality

eCampus NewsBy Mark Carter. Carolina Cruz-Neira’s visualization technology lab in the Emerging Analytics Center at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock is a playground for the imagination. More...

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10 tips for recruiting diverse students

eCampus NewsBy Ron Bethke. A new survey breaks down the ways that under-represented students go about their college search, as well as their communication and technology preferences. More...

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Can small grants can help retain dropouts?

eCampus NewsBy Andrew Theen. A new report reveals that awarding small grants to students on the verge of dropping out could boost graduation rates. More...

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How research universities are pulverizing low graduation rates

eCampus NewsBy Meris Stansbury. An “innovation alliance” founded two years ago is now on track to graduate almost 100,000 additional students on top of the national average within the next decade. And perhaps even more innovative, the Alliance’s research universities have also increased the proportion of degrees awarded to low-income students by three percentage points. More...

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Can social media enhance the MOOC experience?

eCampus NewsBy Meris Stansbury. This is the main finding of a recent study conducted by academics in Australia that surveyed over 150 participants on their opinions of using social media as part of a 2014 MOOC for educators on designing their own online and blended teaching materials. More...

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STEM crisis quickly becoming an IT problem

eCampus NewsBy Meris Stansbury. Gen Z’s dependence on tech and tech support not mirrored in their career choices; IT dearth a massive problem on the horizon. More...

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Is your university effectively using mass notification?

eCampus NewsBy Thomas Connell . The Kentucky Completion report shows a 159 percent increase in undergraduate workforce certificates awarded between 2003 and 2013, an increase of 12,000 certificates, the report found. More...

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Kentucky sees big jump in workforce training certificates

eCampus NewsBy Linda Blackford. The Kentucky Completion report shows a 159 percent increase in undergraduate workforce certificates awarded between 2003 and 2013, an increase of 12,000 certificates, the report found. More...

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