01 novembre 2018

Publishers Escalate Legal Battle Against ResearchGate

HomeBy Lindsay McKenzie. American Chemical Society and Elsevier are again suing academic networking site ResearchGate in an attempt to stop it distributing copyrighted research papers. More...

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NYC Colleges and Industry to Develop Cybertraining

HomeBy Lindsay McKenzie. A $30 million initiative to make New York City a hub for cybersecurity innovation was announced by the New York City Economic Development Corporation Monday. More...

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Pushing the Boundaries of Learning With AI

HomeBy Lindsay McKenzie. A growing number of academics are experimenting with new technologies powered by artificial intelligence, but many of the technologies aren't yet ready for prime time. More...

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Closing the Skills Gap With Digital Badges

HomeBy Lindsay McKenzieSeven colleges and universities are working with industry partners to develop digital badges to help underserved students display their skills and gain employment as part of a pilot project called #TeeUpTheSkills. More...

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Outrage Over University's $999 Online Textbook

HomeBy Lindsay McKenzieAn online textbook priced at almost $1,000 has infuriated students trying to navigate an already confusing textbook marketplace, but Louisiana-Lafayette officials insist they had "good intentions." More...

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Performance Funding and Certificate and Degree Production

HomeBy Paul Fain. State performance-funding policies that link a relatively high percentage of base funding for community colleges to student outcomes on average lead to more short-term certificate (instructional time of a year or less) completions and fewer associate-degree completions, according to a new study. These results suggest potentially damaging consequences for students, because short-term certificates tend to lead to negative or minimal wage gains, while associate degrees offer substantial wage gains. More...

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ACICS Sanctions Danish Business College

HomeBy Paul Fain. The Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools, an embattled national accrediting agency, has sanctioned Niels Brock, a Danish business college, over concerns that the college lacks approval from the Danish government to issue bachelor's degrees. More...

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Moody's: Graduate Business Schools Face Credit Concerns

HomeBy Paul Fain. Moody's cited fall application data from a survey conducted by the Graduate Management Admissions Council, which founded that 59 percent of U.S. business schools saw a decline in applications, with a 6.6 percent overall decline in volume. More...

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Report: 4 Million Californians Left College Without Earning a Degree

HomeBy Paul Fain. A new report from California Competes found that four million Californians between the ages of 25 and 64 completed some college courses but do not hold a degree. More...

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New Life for ACICS

HomeBy Paul Fain. Trump administration recommends restoring the controversial accreditor of many for-profits, citing a federal court ruling. Meanwhile, ACICS faces questions about its approval of a Danish business school's degree programs. More...

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