24 février 2018

Another Seminary Faces Financial (and Accreditation) Woes

HomeBy Doug Lederman. The Higher Learning Commission has placed Lutheran School of Theology in Chicago on probation, citing financial troubles that threaten to undermine its educational programs. More...

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Leader of Gates Postsecondary Program to Step Down

HomeBy Doug Lederman. Daniel Greenstein, who has overseen the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation's work on postsecondary education since 2012, announced Monday that he would leave the foundation next month. More...

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Provosts' Views on Online Learning and OER

HomeBy Doug Lederman. Eighty-three percent of provosts say they expect their institution to expand its online programs and offerings in the coming year, and 52 percent agree that they expect to make a "major allocation" of funds to online programs, according to Inside Higher Ed's 2018 Survey of College and University Chief Academic Officers. More...

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Blackboard to Make VitalSource Catalog Seamlessly Available

HomeBy Doug Lederman. Blackboard announced Tuesday that it will make VitalSource's Inclusive Access model of digital curricular materials available through its learning management systems. More...

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Delaware Tech Selects Brightspace by D2L as LMS

HomeBy Doug Lederman. Delaware Technical Community College has selected D2L's Brightspace learning management system to deliver its online and blended instruction, the company announced. D2L said Delaware Tech had migrated away from Blackboard Learn. More...

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The Pulse: USciences eLearning 3.0

HomeBy Doug Lederman. In this month's episode of The Pulse podcast, Rodney B. Murray discusses USciences eLearning 3.0, the conference that his institution, the University of the Sciences, is holding March 7. More...

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Court Reverses Ruling on Administrator's Speech

HomeBy Doug Lederman. A former West Chester University administrator's complaints about the public university's budgeting practices did not qualify as protected speech because the comments came during the normal course of her job, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit said in a ruling Friday. More...

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