06 mai 2018

Are Etextbooks Affordable Now?

HomeBy Lindsay McKenzie. New print textbooks can still cost students hundreds of dollars, but the cost of etextbooks is falling fast, according to data from etextbook distribution platforms VitalSource and RedShelf -- both of which work with all major publishers. More...

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Historians Resist Publishing Online

HomeBy Lindsay McKenzie. A survey of historians by the American Academy of Arts and Sciences has found that three-quarters have never published their work online, preferring to publish in print instead. More...

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Florida State Cancels Bundled Journal Deal With Elsevier

HomeBy Lindsay McKenzie. Florida State University will cancel its comprehensive subscription to Elsevier journals. More...

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New Data Visualization Tool for Higher Ed Launches

HomeBy Lindsay McKenzie. Data USA, a free data visualization platform, has created profiles for more than 7,300 universities and higher education institutions in the U.S. More...

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The 100K Club

HomeBy Lindsay McKenzie. The University of Phoenix’s online enrollment plummets while Western Governors and Southern New Hampshire near 100,000 students as they vie to rule the roost. More...

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Free Cengage Subscription for 1,000 Students

HomeBy Lindsay McKenzie. Publisher Cengage is partnering with the Phi Theta Kappa Foundation to give 1,000 college students free access to its digital higher education materials for one semester. More...

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Distance Education Rules May Be Delayed

HomeBy Lindsay McKenzie. A federal requirement for online colleges to tell students whether their academic programs meet state licensing requirements may be postponed. More...

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Tuition Conundrum

HomeBy Marjorie Valbrun. Private college discount rates continue to increase in efforts to attract students. Burden on budgets also continues to grow. More...

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Maybe Not So 'High Impact'?

HomeBy Marjorie Valbrun. Researchers challenge conventional wisdom and past studies linking widely promoted educational experiences to timely college completion. More...

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Presidential Footsteps

HomeBy Marjorie Valbrun. When college presidency becomes the family business, leadership requires balancing. Walking in your father’s shoes while paving your own path has benefits -- and possible pitfalls. More...

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