18 décembre 2016

How to make higher education technology investments that pay off

eCampus NewsBy Meris Stansbury. It’s a blessing and a curse: As more needs and services are required by colleges and universities, more technology solutions are entering the market. But with so many options available for practically every type of implementation, how can purchasers make the best decision possible. More...

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Universities reveal how technology is closing the STEM-Humanities gap

eCampus NewsBy Meris Stansbury. If my English Liberal Arts degree was mocked 10 years ago, you can imagine what students majoring in French Literature must be going through today. In fact, according to the New York Times, even state governors are denying funding for some humanities students. More...

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In the marketplace: A focus on recruiting technology, a new online program scorecard, and more

eCampus NewsBy Laura Ascione Devaney. Tech-savvy educators know they must stay on top of the myriad changes and trends in education to learn how teaching and learning can best benefit from technology’s near-constant change. More...

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New trend emerges for women in college and university STEM

eCampus NewsBy Laura Ascione Devaney. Women are sorely lacking in the IT industry, and universities are taking notice and taking action with an influx of trending partnership-based programs designed to help get women in STEM–and help them stay there. More...

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Motivis Learning launches 2017 Aspiring Educator Scholarship initiative

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Motivis Learning, the Learning Relationship Management System designed for student-centered, personalized education models, today announced its new 2017 Aspiring Educator Scholarship Initiative, aimed towards students enrolled in a graduate or undergraduate program in education. More...

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Dating trends of Chicago universities analyzed

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Would you believe University of Chicago singles are the most chatty? The hottest singles attend Northwestern? Or that the least assertive daters go to DePaul. More...

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Private colleges quietly enroll undocumented students

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Chalk graffiti supporting Donald Trump for president started to appear on stone stairways and wooden benches at the Emory University campus just around the time the school’s admissions office was preparing to send acceptance letters to successful applicants for this fall’s freshman class. More...

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Rich colleges’ endowments targeted by Trump backer in U.S. House

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Wealthy U.S. colleges must spend more of their endowment gains on aid for middle-class families or lose their prized tax-exempt status, a Republican U.S. House member and a vice chair of President-elect Donald Trump’s transition team proposed Monday. More...

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The truth about young immigrants and DACA

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Maybe you’ve heard this story line before. With the blithe stroke of a pen and without congressional approval, President Obama gave legal status to a vast population of immigrants who entered the country unlawfully — because he wanted to, and because he found a way. More...

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Yale announces procedure for renaming of university buildings

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Yale has announced a new procedure for considering the renaming of university buildings, which could allow for the renaming of Calhoun College. NPR's Audie Cornish talks to Jonathan Holloway, dean of Yale College, about the new procedure. More...

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