25 décembre 2017

How a seemingly basic technology is driving the university of the future

eCampus NewsInvestment in Wi-Fi -enabled technologies has university reaping significant results in recruitment, enrollment and retention. More...

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University introduces new initiative to partner with students to reduce upfront costs of college

eCampus NewsIncome share agreement program provides funding and advising to help students pay for college and prepare for success beyond graduation. More...

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Is higher ed facing an IT house of cards?

eCampus NewsIn order to prevent an infrastructure collapse, here are 7 key characteristics that define data platform and storage requirements for the cloud era. More...

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Report: Federal HED policy must undergo dramatic shift

eCampus NewsA new policy framework identifies a three-pronged plan to shift the focus of federal policy from higher education to higher learning by ensuring high-quality outcomes, focusing on today’s students and creating a more affordable and responsive system of education and training beyond high school. More...

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Do your campus sustainability positions stack up?

eCampus NewsThe 2017 Salaries & Status of Sustainability Staff in Higher Education report examines the nature of sustainability positions at colleges and universities in the United States, Canada and other countries. More...

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The 5 must-have pillars for campus-wide student success

eCampus NewsHigher education enrollment rates are experiencing challenges as students, many of whom are nontraditional students, struggle to meet personal, financial and professional demands. But following a few key steps can bolster student success. More...

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Could this alternative to ‘free college’ work?

eCampus NewsThe report finds that federal support of such programs, including the extension of federal Pell grants, could aid in closing the skills gap and offer an equally viable and debt-free path to middle-class mobility and economic security. More...

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University to offer game-based calculus course as elective in Spring 2018

eCampus NewsTexas A&M University is taking a new approach to transformational learning this spring, merging computer games and calculus with the aim of reaching additional undergraduate students who may be interested in earning elective math credit in just four weeks while helping to usher in a paradigm shift in education. More...

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EDUCAUSE: 10 trends in student use of campus technology

eCampus NewsHow are students using technology on campus, and how do they feel about the resources available to them. More...

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Company to deliver on promise of “Netflix for Education”

eCampus NewsIn a move designed to lower student costs and improve access to learning, Cengage, an education and technology company, recently announced Cengage Unlimited. This first-of-its-kind subscription gives students access to all the company’s digital higher education materials—more than 20,000 products across 70 disciplines and more than 675 courses—for $119.99 a semester, no matter how many Cengage materials they use. More...

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