18 décembre 2016

New partnership offers IT students a live virtual training environment

eCampus NewsCengage, an education and technology company, and Practice Labs, a London-based edtech company, announced the integration of live virtual machine labs into MindTap, Cengage’s flagship digital learning platform. More...

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Looking back on education in 2016: Things to be thankful for

eCampus NewsBy Jeremy Cunningham. As the semester closes and the year ends, I have time to reflect and appreciate my profession. I am thankful to have opportunities in a variety of roles in education. Each setting offers different challenges, but each stretches me to consider the transformation occurring across at all levels. More...

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Expert reveals secret to creating new college programs FAST

eCampus NewsBy Cherron Hoppes. In light of the ever-increasingly competitive market of higher ed, many institutions are seeking solutions to increase their relevance and competitiveness in the field. One of these solutions is often new college program development. More...

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What will higher ed IT look like in 2020?

eCampus NewsBy Thomas Goldrick. The future of Higher Education is a popular topic of discussion among academics and administrative staff alike. But, while there are plenty of differing positions about what will facilitate the most important changes in the next few years, there seems to be a consensus that technology will be leading the charge. More...

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5 brilliant ways top universities are handling Millennials’ web needs

eCampus NewsBy Ivo Pascucci. The proliferation of connected devices (Gartner predicts that 20 billion devices will be connected to the internet by 2020) is coming with a generation of people who will leverage the internet in novel ways. More...

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5 critical considerations for CBE and CBL implementation

eCampus NewsBy Deborah Everhart. As schools begin to invest in competency-based education (CBE) and higher ed institutions set up competency-based programs, two of the big questions often unanswered become “is their focus on education or on learning?” And “what’s the difference?” More...

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Should students determine their own course placement?

eCampus NewsBy Katherine Long. A technology institute in Kirkland, Wash. is trying a new method of college placement that allows students to decide what math or English they should take. More...

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University of Southern California launches the largest advancement solution ever deployed on Salesforce.org

eCampus NewsBy Pat McQueen. It’s not often that a university sets a fundraising goal in the billions. But in 2011, University of Southern California (USC) decided to do just that, and launched a multi-year campaign to raise $6 billion. At the time, this was the largest and most ambitious fundraising campaign in higher education. More...

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Universities announce guaranteed admission agreement

eCampus NewsBy Meris Stansbury. A new partnership between College of DuPage and Northern Illinois University provides guaranteed admission for COD students to a broad range of study areas at NIU. More...

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Students: Dodging high textbook costs becoming art form

eCampus NewsBy Meris Stansbury. The sticker shock that comes when college students take a look at the latest course textbooks prices is leading to some creative and unusual remedies. More...

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