11 juillet 2017

Civitas, Predictive Analytics Company, Draws Nonprofit Investors

HomeBy Doug Lederman. Civitas Learning, whose predictive-analytics platform several hundred colleges and universities are using to monitor student success, announced that two philanthropies, Lumina Foundation and Valhalla Charitable Foundation, had invested in the company. More...

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Colleges offer new online degree programs

HomeBy Doug Lederman. The following list is a new feature on Inside Digital Learning -- a list of new academic programs colleges and universities are creating online. More...

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Coping With Uncertainty: American Colleges and International Students

HomeBy Doug Lederman. The new booklet, "Coping With Uncertainty: American Colleges and International Students," is the latest print-on-demand compilation of articles from Inside Higher Ed. More...

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Go With Your Gut?

HomeBy Doug Lederman. Go with your gut. In today's Academic Minute, Ohio State University's Gleb Tsipursky determines if this is good advice when hiring your next employee. More...

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The New History of Detective Fiction

HomeBy Doug Lederman. Detective fiction has been around longer than Dickens and Poe. In today's Academic Minute, McDaniel College's Mary Bendel-Simso discusses the real origins of the genre and what we can learn from it. More...

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Experiments With a New Way of Paying for College

HomeBy Doug Lederman. Colleges (and nontraditional providers) experiment with income-share agreements as innovation that could help some people afford education and training. More...

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A New* System for Student Success Planning

HomeBy Carl StraumsheimEAB, a research and technology services company, says the time is right for an enterprise-level “student success management system.” Other vendors wonder what took them so long. More...

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More Writing Through Automation

HomeBy Carl StraumsheimHigh-enrollment courses often lead professors to assign multiple-choice quizzes, as more complicated forms of assessment dramatically increase the time they take to grade More...

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Coursera CEO Steps Down

HomeBy Carl Straumsheim. Coursera's chief executive officer, Rick Levin, is stepping down, the online education provider said Tuesday. Levin, a former president of Yale University, joined Coursera in 2014 and will shift to a senior adviser role, according to a spokesperson. More...

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New Vision for the Monograph

HomeBy Carl Straumsheim. Scholarly database JSTOR explores -- through a white paper and prototypes -- how to redesign the scholarly monograph for digital reading. More...

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