31 mai 2016

New trend sees higher ed bootcamps go 2.0

eCampus NewsBy Meris Stansbury. If coding bootcamps are step one, new 12-week data science bootcamps from accredited parties are step two. More...

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4 European higher education trends that could benefit the U.S.

eCampus NewsBy Ronald Bethke. Engaging with Europe: Enduring Ties, New Opportunities” represents the latest research in ACE’s International Briefs for Higher Education Leaders series, and explores trends that have emerged over the last three decades of significant changes in Europe’s higher education landscape. More...

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3 higher ed metrics that can truly benefit today’s students

eCampus NewsBy Ronald Bethke. The Institute for Higher Education Policy (IHEP) has produced a comprehensive new report that details the importance of a proposed new higher ed metrics framework that aims to better represent and inform students of all backgrounds. More...

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10 ways to reach underrepresented students

eCampus NewsBy Ronald Bethke. Survey highlights the ways that underrepresented students go about their college search, as well as their communication and technology preferences. More...

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U. Iowa investigating cheating among online students

eCampus NewsBy Vanessa Miller. Safeguards in place to prevent cheating among University of Iowa online students recently detected “potential irregularities” during an exam, prompting the institution to launch an academic misconduct investigation. More...

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Is free college really going to work?

eCampus NewsBy Alana Dunagan. Why we should take a critical look at the idea of free college beyond an easy sound bite that allows politicians to attract voters without explaining or solving the problem of why college is so expensive in the first place. More...

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UC students’ suit claims Google scanned accounts without permission

eCampus NewsBy Ethan Baron. Nearly 900 students have joined a lawsuit claiming their data was harvested without their consent. More...

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Are computer stations a thing of the past?

eCampus NewsBy Sarah Kuta. Like the overhead projectors and the ” blue light” emergency phones that went before them, the standalone computer kiosk stations at the University of Colorado are being phased out because no one uses them anymore. More...

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Why is data science so hot right now?

eCampus NewsBy Eric Haller. The rising cost of college tuition against the backdrop of a challenging job market brings new meaning to the question “What do you want to be when you grow up?” Once a question of endearment for the young and imaginative, today’s students focus on what will pay the bills; what career will provide the means to pay back loans; what is the next profession to boom. More...

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Data courses could include virtual reality

eCampus NewsBy Laura Devaney. Making Big Data come to life for students is part of a new instructional design approach. More...

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