28 janvier 2017

Harvard and MIT release new trends report on open online courses

eCampus NewsBy Contributor. A joint research team from Harvard University and MIT today announced the release of a comprehensive report on learner engagement and behavior in 290 massive open online courses (MOOCs). More...

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3 questions today’s campus leaders should ask

eCampus NewsBy Jack Neill. The questions campus leaders should ask in 2017...and what institutional analytics can answer. More...

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Are education and opportunity at odds in higher education today?

eCampus NewsBy Jeremy Cunningham. Are MOOCs and online learning really serving all students from diverse socio-economic backgrounds by offering up a truly equal opportunity. More...

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Higher ed business leaders say this is critical for 2017

eCampus NewsBy Cherron Hoppes. Here’s a striking statistic: while most Chief Business Officers (CBOs) believe higher education is in the midst of a financial crisis, these CBOs are less likely to outsource than they are to revise tenure policies and promote early retirement for faculty, according to the 2016 Survey of College and University Business Officers. More...

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How personalization will drive higher edtech in 2017

eCampus NewsBy Chris Hopkinson. The consumer experience has changed drastically in just the last 10 years. Long gone are the days when customer service interactions happened face-to-face, as consumers increasingly prefer the convenience and automation of mobile experiences. More...

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Can an app curb sexual assault on campus?

eCampus NewsBy Bridget McCrea. Can mobile apps truly reduce the number of sexual assaults and rapes that take place on the nation's college campuses. More...

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3 cost, technology breakdowns for virtual reality in higher ed

eCampus NewsBy Zack Mertz. There’s a lot of excitement about virtual reality (VR)—and there should be. It’s exciting, in its infancy, and reports say VR will be a $38 billion dollar industry by 2026. More...

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Your monthly marketplace update

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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Librarians: Information literacy is a must-have skill

eCampus NewsBy Laura Ascione Devaney. Nearly half of librarians in a recent survey said their libraries do not advocate for information literacy as much as they should. More...

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Are wearable devices destined to flop in education?

eCampus NewsBy Laura Ascione Devaney. Although wearable devices and the data they generate have dominated talks about the future of education, research suggests these devices will have to become more useful in order to drive greater adoption. More...

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