14 mai 2016

5 ways governing boards can help boost completion rates

eCampus NewsBy Meris Stansbury. A new brief released today by the Association of Governing Boards (AGB) of college and universities reveals that though the majority of boards in higher education agree that completion is among their top priorities, they also say they do not spend enough time on the topic to make a real difference. More...

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Institutions aim for innovation

eCampus NewsBy Laura Devaney. A new, open source student assessment focused on developing core skills rather than passing or failing aims to transform the idea of student readiness. More...

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Does your institution offer these top online degrees?

eCampus NewsBy Laura Devaney. The report, “Growth Opportunities in Higher Education: Degrees and Alternate Pathways,” outlines key opportunities for growth that universities should consider based on expected shifts in employer needs, and therefore, student demand. It also identifies specific higher education offerings with the greatest potential for future use. More...

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MOOCs and campus IT services on the rise

eCampus NewsBy Laura Devaney. Unlike in the U.S., completion and certification rates are actually growing for developing country MOOC users. More...

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How a telepresence robot is sparking engagement

eCampus NewsBy Laura Devaney. A new technology enables both interactive communication and observation capabilities with a telepresence robot platform. More...

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5 ways adaptive learning is evolving

eCampus NewsBy Laura Devaney. It’s changing the way faculty teach, building new features into technology products for institutions, and is slowly coming out of the test pilot bubble. These are just some of the ways adaptive learning has evolved for 2016. More...

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Don’t miss these up-and-coming higher-ed trends

eCampus NewsBy Laura Devaney. For institutions eager to help their students not only leap into the job market, but enter a future-proof career, these fields of study are wise investments. More...

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Can Facebook boost MOOC retention?

eCampus NewsBy Laura Devaney. A new study on MOOC course design reveals that students prefer Facebook’s collaboration and interaction features to those of built-in MOOC communication tools. More...

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Senators fight for a vote on campus rape bill

University Business Magazine logoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. A bipartisan group of senators tried to generate momentum Tuesday for a vote on their legislation reforming how colleges handle sexual assault. More...

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What workplaces gain when employees go back to school

University Business Magazine logoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Can a corporation do right by its workers and boost its bottom line?
A welter of companies have in the past few years made big media splashes about their programs to underwrite the college educations of their workers. While Starbucks, JetBlue, and Fiat-Chrysler are some of the largest to announce their postsecondary plans for employees, the benefit exists at roughly 60 percent of all U.S. companies. More...

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