26 novembre 2016

From Cockroaches To Miniature Elephants: Webinars on Not Your Mother’s Old LMS

By . We just finished the third of our three-part webinar series on“The Modern Learning Platform: Not Your Mother’s Old LMS”, hosted by our friends at NobleStream. In the first discussion, Michael and I laid out our vision for why we are analysts for the LMS market and what we hope to achieve, capped off by Michael’s comment “Depending on how you define it, I have a feeling that, for better or for worse, long after humanity is dead and gone, cockroaches will still be using the LMS.” More...

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Piazza Response To Blog Post On Student Privacy

By . We at Piazza take our obligations to our community of students, professors, and institutions of higher education very seriously. We cherish and safeguard the privacy of our community. More...

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Muslim Students Apprehensive About Post-Election America

By Burton Bollag. The day after Donald Trump was elected as the next U.S. president, a Muslim student wearing a hijab was assaulted in an above-ground parking garage on the campus of San Diego State University, in California. More...

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Refugee Status Forces A Student to Switch His Studies

By Hamad Othman. After every exam, students in the Arabic department at Jerash University crowd around Basim Abdallah, a 33-year-old Syrian student, to find out the correct answers to exam questions. More...

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Calls For Education That Believes “Culture is the Solution”

By Ursula Lindsey. The event, “Les Etats Généraux de la Culture au Maroc,” was organized by Racines (“Roots”), a nonprofit, private organization that promotes culture and creative industries. More...

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A Surprising Libyan Success Story—Cake

By Asma' Jawabreh. A few years ago, Inas al-Bahry, a young Libyan woman, noticed something that seemed to her pretty obvious. In Libya, she says, it’s not difficult to find a good cup of coffee. But when Libyans are having coffee, they might want to have something with it. More...

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Rising Educational Costs Weigh on Palestinian Students

By Asma' Jawabreh. Sarah Abu Saymeh isn’t sure that her studies are worth the financial hole that she’s digging for herself. More...

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A Role Model For Female Arab Scientists

By Benjamin Plackett. Maha Al-Asmakh wants to understand how the so-called “good” bacteria in the gut of a mother can affect the development of a fetus, specifically the blood-brain barrier, a filter that keeps the blood in the brain free from potentially harmful substances. More...

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Social Scientists Work Amid Rising Suspicion

By Benjamin Plackett. Social scientists in the Arab world say that governments are increasingly treating their profession with suspicion. Requests for data and access to national archives are routinely blocked by government agencies on the grounds of protecting national security. More...

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Want $10K to close the skills gap?

eCampus NewsHigher-ed groups have launched a new crowdsourcing challenge in an effort to generate new ideas and stimulate breakthrough thinking to close the skills gap. More...

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