28 janvier 2017

DeVos confirmation hearing elicits intense reactions

eCampus NewsBy Laura Ascione Devaney. Betsy DeVos, President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee for education secretary, emerged from her confirmation hearings with Republicans praising her commitment to school choice and with Democrats voicing concerns over what they see as a lack of experience to ensure equity for students of all backgrounds and abilities. More...

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5 ways data analytics education is advancing

eCampus NewsBy Laura Ascione Devaney. Twenty percent of U.S. four-year institutions now offer analytics programs, while just 2 percent of two-year institutions offer such programs, according to new research from data company Tableau. More...

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In the marketplace: Are contingent faculty actually cost efficient?

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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U.S. News ranks best online learning programs for 2017

eCampus NewsBy Laura Ascione Devaney. Florida’s Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University—Worldwide is ranked as the best online bachelor’s program for the second year in a row by U.S. News & World Report‘s 2017 Best Online Program rankings. More...

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The faculty lecture isn’t helping students

eCampus NewsBy Laura Ascione Devaney. The traditional lecture format found in nearly every university isn’t the most effective instructional approach if faculty want to help students develop problem-solving skills, according to a new study from the University of British Columbia. More...

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Is it time to shake up traditional learning, employment pathways?

eCampus NewsBy Laura Ascione Devaney. Traditional learning-to-employment pathways are becoming a thing of the past, and educators and employers should instead focus on supporting competency-based approaches to education, training and hiring. More...

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5 of higher ed’s alternative facts

eCampus NewsBy Meris Stansbury. Sometimes what we'd like to be true in higher education turns out to be nothing more than alternative facts—here are some of higher education's most popular alternative facts. More...

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Warning: Students duped by bootcamp fraud

eCampus NewsBy Meris Stansbury. New reports reveal disturbing evidence of fraudulent coding, science bootcamps. Is there a way to detect them. More...

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EDUCAUSE: The top 10 IT issues, trends and technologies of 2017

eCampus NewsBy Meris Stansbury. Today EDUCAUSE, higher education’s largest technology association, released its annual list of Top 10 IT Issues for 2017 highlighting student success as a priority for institutions. EDUCAUSE will also publish two related reports later this year. More...

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4 characteristics of a good ed tech investment

eCampus NewsBy Meris Stansbury. Forget MOOCS, say technology investors. What higher education institutions should invest in are personalized learning platforms that provide simple data on outcomes. More...

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