28 janvier 2017

Running an open source learning system used by millions

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Can you describe your job? What do you do for a living?
I’m CEO of Moodle, a learning management system. More...

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How money from slave trading helped start Columbia

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. The revelation last year that Georgetown University had, in 1838, sold 272 slaves owned by the school in order to pay off debts reignited a conversation about how America and its old, elite institutions of higher education have continually failed to reckon with their ties to slavery. More...

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FBI sends out warning about scam targeting college job seekers

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. That's good advice according to the FBI after sending out a warning about a scam targeting college students across the country. More...

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Higher ed's questionable equality-of-opportunity promise

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Are colleges engines of upward mobility? The preeminent expert on upward mobility, economist Raj Chetty of Stanford University, has a new paper out that seeks to answer that question. More...

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Colleges are pushed to offer money-back guarantees

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Just outside the cavernous loft that serves as the campus of the Flatiron School, tourists line up to take selfies with the famous statue of a charging bull that symbolizes nearby Wall Street. More...

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Title IX sets a positive path for higher ed

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Among student affairs practitioners, mentioning Title IX may elicit an array of interesting responses. In my 11 years in higher education, I've seen colleagues become worried and confused as they try to understand its multifaceted nature. More...

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Judge sides with university in legal fight with student newspaper

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. A judge has sided with the University of Kentucky in a lawsuit against its own student newspaper, the Kentucky Kernel, over the release of a Title IX sexual assault investigation. More...

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Higher ed officials brace for impact of Trump liberal arts cuts

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Grinnell College last week began demolition to make way for a new $114 million complex dedicated to humanities and social sciences research and education. More...

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Higher ed social media platform taps instructional design firm

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Yellowdig, today announced a partnership with instructional design firm, iDesign, to help faculty implement pedagogical approaches that apply Yellowdig’s social learning technology to engage students and foster deeper learning. More...

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Developing successful black male initiatives

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Academic leaders and college practitioners have increasingly been focusing on the success of black male students. More...

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