18 décembre 2016

On young people who can’t separate fact from fiction online

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. The overwhelming majority of young people are unable to sift through online information and separate fact, fiction and opinion, according to a new study from Stanford University. More...

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Helix releases guide to adult enrollment success

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. There’s no doubt that institutions looking to grow in today’s competitive higher education market face significant challenges. Adult learners have taken their place as the new traditional students, bringing to the classroom a very different set of needs. More...

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Softdocs unveils Etrieve Cloud for education market

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Giving education-focused customers increased access to content management, electronic forms and process automation solutions, Softdocs today announced the availability of its entire Etrieve platform via a cloud-based deployment model. More...

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Trump: 'We’re going to work something out' with Dreamers

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Donald Trump is adopting a softer tone on young undocumented immigrants granted work permits through an Obama-era directive that the president-elect has vowed to repeal once he's in the White House. More...

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Sri Lanka to invite private investment in higher ed sector

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Sri Lanka would open up the higher education sector for private investment, an official said here on Wednesday. More...

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Pensacola joins in building inclusive tech ecosystems

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Pensacola has been announced as one of 20 new White House TechHire communities, dedicated to creating pathways for more Americans to access well-paying tech jobs. Pensacola, under the leadership of Pensacola State College, joins a national network of 71 TechHire communities in receiving support to spearhead efforts to help overlooked and underrepresented Americans start technology careers. More...

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Study about struggling community college students leads to state investigation

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. A San Diego State study that concluded that many California community college students are struggling to find adequate food and shelter has been overshadowed a bit by the angry response it apparently elicited from an employee of the state Department of Education. More...

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ASSA ABLOY launches podcast on campus security

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. ASSA ABLOY today announced Unlocked, a six-episode podcast series focused on the security issues and challenges that today’s colleges and universities face as they strive to create a safe and secure learning environment. More...

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What loan repayment budget estimates mean to borrowers

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Last week's higher education headlines were packed with stories about a federal report on the projected cost of forgiveness under income-driven repayment plans. Currently, certain income-driven repayment plans require payment on federal student loans for 20 to 25 years – 10 years if the borrower works in public service – and then the federal government forgives any remaining balance, although the forgiven amount is taxed as income. More...

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Closing the college gap

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. For most of the last century, the United States led the world in educational attainment and the economic and social mobility of its people. As our advantage has been slipping in recent decades, leaders from the President to philanthropists have set goals for boosting the percentage of Americans who complete some form of college, so more Americans are prepared for the rigors of the workplace and being engaged members of society. More...

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