02 mai 2017

Brain boot camp: Tech to accelerate learning

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Neuroscience experts from around the country will develop a low-cost, easy-to-use system — think “learning goggles” — that aims to accelerate learning by stimulating nerves in the head and neck to boost neural activity in the brain. More...

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UNT partners with Beijing Normal University

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. The continued collaboration between the University of North Texas and Beijing Normal University will result in a joint lab that will focus on smart learning technologies. More...

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Campus Management partners with Burning Glass Technologies

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Today during the CampusInsight Annual Users Conference, Campus Management Corp. and Burning Glass Technologies announced their strategic partnership to deliver job market analytics that empower educators and students to make data-driven career decisions. More...

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Penn College, faculty union OK contract

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Nearly 300 unionized faculty at Pennsylvania College of Technology will receive a maximum 2 percent annual salary increase over one year of a five-year labor contract. More...

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Excelsior, Cengage launch CourXam

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. The Center for Educational Measurement at Excelsior College and Cengage, an education and technology company, have partnered to launch CourXam, a personalized, portable, and mobile platform for students who are looking for a new way to earn college credit. More...

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Can 'slow' education fix our broken college system?

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. The academy has moved to the fast lane. Corporatization has sped up the clock, compromising teaching, scholarship and collegiality. The "slow movement" — originating in slow food — challenges the frantic pace and homogenization of contemporary culture. More...

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CNY private college leaders pan N.Y. tuition-free program

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. When Le Moyne College President Linda LeMura first learned of Gov. Andrew Cuomo's proposal to provide free tuition at New York's public colleges and universities, she thought it would be an opportunity for the state to strengthen the partnership between public and private schools. More...

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Why college presidents are becoming more like corporate CEOs

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. As the University of Virginia begins its search to replace President Teresa A. Sullivan — who announced in January that she’s stepping down next year — it’s likely to find a very different pool of candidates than when the university hired her seven years ago. More...

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Maryland announces multi-year partnership with ReplyBuy

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. The University of Maryland Athletics Department today announced its decision to structure a long-term partnership with the leading instant mobile sales platform provider ReplyBuy. More...

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Legislature needs to invest in higher ed infrastructure

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. As another session of the General Assembly soon draws to a close, it’s worth noting that for the first time in many years the state’s colleges and universities are unified in making a single piece of legislation a top priority — the capital improvement bond bill for higher education (House Bill 3722). More...

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