01 avril 2016

Remise du prix PEPS à l'occasion des Journées nationales de l'innovation pédagogique dans l'enseignement supérieur (JIPES)

Le M.E.N.E.S.R. organise les 31 mars et 1er avril 2016, les JIPES. Objectif : mobiliser tous les acteurs, décideurs et praticiens en vue d'inventer un enseignement supérieur du 21e siècle qui réponde à l'évolution des publics étudiants et intègre les apports du numérique. A cette occasion, Thierry Mandon a remis les prix PEPS "Passion Enseignement et Pédagogie dans le Supérieur" à 6 projets emblématiques des dynamiques de transformation pédagogique dans les établissements. Voir l'article...

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The LGBT politics of Christian colleges

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. In the past, many conservative Christian colleges condemned both same-sex attraction and same-sex intimacy. But now that gay marriage is legalized, and as the country undergoes broad cultural shifts, that’s changing. Some of these same schools are now attempting to separate sexual identity from sexual behavior in their policies and campus customs. More...

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State officials probe climbing tuition rates at public Texas universities

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. State leaders are still waiting on top officials from Texas public universities to respond to a series of inquiries into why tuition rates continue to climb. More...

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Gale signs national agreement to deliver resources in Egypt

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Libraries across Egypt now have access to the world’s first major online archive of pre-20th century Arabic books. Gale, a part of Cengage Learning, signed a national agreement with the Specialized Presidential Council for Education and Scientific Research to deliver the first module of Early Arabic Printed Books from the British Library to academic institutions, schools, and public, special and corporate libraries in Egypt. More...

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Earning a degree means having skills other workers don’t have

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Do college graduates earn more because of the degree they got, or because of the knowledge they acquired in college? A new federal study released Wednesday suggests that adult workers with bachelor’s degrees have job-related skills that other workers don’t. But Americans still lag workers in other nations on tests of these skills. More...

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iModules to award more than $25,000 to students

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. iModules Software, the leader in online Constituent Engagement Management for educational institutions, has announced they will award more than $25,000 in scholarships to students for the 2016-2017 school year. More...

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Texas' higher education strategy: A game of favorites?

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. University of Texas System officials late last year announced plans to purchase about 300 acres of land on the city's southwest side for more than $200M, with no plans yet set for the system's use of the parcel. More...

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Zoom announces rapid adoption and high customer satisfaction

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Zoom Video Communications, Inc., a leading provider of video communications services, today announced deep inroads into the US higher education market, with customers in 86 percent of top 200 national universities. More...

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Critics assail potential New York move on regulating online colleges

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Consumer advocates, legal aid organizations and labor unions are urging New York State’s education commissioner not to sign an interstate agreement that they say would expose students to harm at the hands of online colleges and universities. More...

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House panel adds E-Verify to bill dropping due process

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. The House Education Committee approved a bill Monday repealing a state mandate that guarantees due process rights for Kansas’ two-year community college and technical school employees targeted by administrators for dismissal. More...

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