30 septembre 2018

Refugees Are Focus of New Academic Programs in Jordan

Al Fanar

Jordan has long had thousands of refugees from neighboring countries, a situation that has intensified with the Syrian conflict. Now universities are beginning to offer degrees that specialize in studying the topic. More...

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OER planning 101

eCampus NewsOpen educational resources (OER) are gaining momentum among stakeholders in higher education. From students to faculty to administrators, the benefits of OER can help offset the rising costs of traditional textbooks. More...

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Have you hired a CHRO?

eCampus NewsAs the competition for top-notch faculty increases, human resource (HR) departments in higher education are experiencing a key transformation—and this shift has important implications for colleges and universities. More...

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The explosive growth of collegiate eSports, part 2

eCampus NewsGaming, once thought of as only a recreational activity, is becoming one of the most influential and rapidly growing industries with the introduction of eSports, which is expected to grow to $1.4 billion by 2020. More...

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Innovators worth watching: Western Governors University

eCampus NewsHere are six reasons why the 30-year-old WGU is a disruptive university. More...

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5 public opinions about the state of higher education

eCampus NewsMost Americans support a racially and ethnically diverse student body on college campuses, but they overwhelmingly do not support using race as a factor in college admissions, according to a WGBH News national poll on perceptions of higher education. More...

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How to use social media to engage Gen Z in class and beyond

eCampus NewsColleges need to have a savvy social-media presence to attract and hold Generation Z’s attention as well as to address their academic, personal, and career needs. To reach students, colleges must develop effective digital tactics both inside and outside the classroom. More...

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7 ways AI will shape the future of education and work

eCampus NewsWhile artificial intelligence (AI) hasn’t yet had a wide-reaching impact on the workforce, AI skills are predicted to remain in increasingly high demand. More...

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Is this JMU program the future of education?

eCampus NewsInstead of solving for X or writing a thesis about information warfare, what if college students were designing drones that could solve the world’s declining oyster population? Or creating a way for U.S. intelligence agencies to counteract information warfare through social media. More...

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How to fix developmental education

eCampus NewsDrop the placement testing/remedial course model and develop competency-based learning instead. More...

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