28 janvier 2017

Fake news: How students learn to read between the lies

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. As an unabashed lover of print texts and an avid lifelong reader of fiction, I have learned that storytelling can be terribly unreliable. More...

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MOOC enrollment drops at HarvardX and MITx

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. An internal study of the massive open online courses (MOOCs) offered by Harvard and MIT shows a serious decline in the number of students choosing to enroll and certify via these internet-accessible classrooms. More...

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Chicago State spends money to lobby state — which isn't giving out money

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Cash-strapped Chicago State University spent about $200,000 over the past two years to lobby state lawmakers, including contracts with consultants closely tied to legislative leaders whose inability to pass a state budget has contributed to the school's financial crisis. More...

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Pearson Revel mobile app brings course materials to tablets, phones

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. As students begin Spring studies, Pearson is encouraging users of Revel to enhance their courseware experience with the Revel Mobile app which provides access to course materials, including their full text, on their tablet or mobile phone, offline and online. More...

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Colleges, universities spend big on lobbyists

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. State universities, colleges and related organizations are spending at least $2 million a year on lobbyists, according to new disclosure records required by the Florida House. More...

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College students recognize lawmakers for support of education

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Several Upstate lawmakers have been recognized for their efforts to support education. More...

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Lawmakers target college tuition and access

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Legislators from both parties and both houses of the General Assembly gathered Tuesday to highlight more than 20 bills that they say would improve higher education in Virginia. More...

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Zenith Education Group signs extension with CampusNexus

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Campus Management Corp., a leading provider of enterprise solutions and services for higher education, announced today that Zenith Education Group has committed to a five-year extension of its licensing agreement for Campus Management's flagship student information system, CampusNexus Student, delivered through CampusNet Cloud. More...

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America’s great working-class colleges

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. The heyday of the colleges that serve America’s working class can often feel very long ago. It harks back to the mid-20th century, when City College of New York cost only a few hundred dollars a year and was known as the “Harvard of the proletariat.” Out West, California built an entire university system that was both accessible and excellent. More...

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Colleges and 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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