29 avril 2017

Webinar Tomorrow: Shifts in Video and LMS Adoption: Impact on Student Outcomes

By . Phil and I will be doing a webinar along with Echo 360’s Fred Singer for Inside Higher Ed tomorrow. We’ll be talking about how to think about adopting these platforms in ways that create opportunities to encourage conversation within the campus community about pedagogy and improving student outcomes. More...

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Recommended Reading: Is Your Edtech Product a Refrigerator or Washing Machine?

By . Don’t be put off by a title that reads like click bait; this piece in EdSurge by Julia Freeland Fisher is the real deal. The column looks at the adoption rates of…well…fridges and washing machines. More...

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Purdue University Deal To Acquire Kaplan University

By . The surprise news today is that Purdue University has agree to acquire the academic operations of Kaplan University. More...

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University of California’s Payroll Project Reboot Now At $504 Million

By . In July 2014 I wrote about the University of California’s project to update its payroll & HR systems to Peoplesoft systems and how the project had ballooned out of scope. More...

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Recommended Reading … or Not: Updates on UC Berkeley and NBER stories

By . Here are two updates on stories we’ve covered recently at e-Literate. One is an actual update and that is a lack of update. More...

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Some Notes On Lumen Learning’s $3.75 million Funding Round Led By Follett

By . Today’s biggest ed tech news was Lumen Learning – co-founded by David Wiley and Kim Thanos and focused on getting deeper adoption of OER in higher education – and their new round of funding. More...

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Digital Learning Compass: New WCET webcast on distance education enrollment trends

By . This Wednesday, April 19th, at 11am PDT / 2pm EDT I will be participating in a WCET webcast based on the latest National Center for Educational Statistics (NCES) and its Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) data for the Fall 2015 term on distance education (DE) enrollment. More...

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Kuwait Worries Expat Workforce Is Taking Jobs from College Graduates

By Aisha Elgayar. For decades, Kuwait’s strong economy has attracted millions of Arab and foreign expatriates, who often work in jobs Kuwaitis are less interested in. But recently, the Kuwaiti government has raised concern that the high number of foreign workers in the country may be keeping the country’s graduates from finding employment. More...

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Research—Latest Weapon Against Female Genital Mutilation in the Arab World

By Benjamin Plackett. The number of academic papers that focus on the perennially taboo subject of female genital mutilation has risen steeply since 2011. Research productivity on the topic in 2014 was 80 times higher than it was in 1976. This, say activists and experts, is crucial in the fight to reduce and eliminate the practice, which remains stubbornly prevalent in much of the Arab world. More...

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Egyptian Universities Want More Foreign Students

By Menna A. Farouk. Egypt is planning to increase international student enrollments at its national universities, with the aim of bringing in much-needed foreign currency to boost the national economy. More...

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