26 novembre 2018

Police Investigate Suspected Sabotage of China Scholar's Car

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. Police in New Zealand are investigating suspected efforts to sabotage a car owned by a prominent scholar who studies China’s overseas influence campaigns, the New Zealand Herald reported. More...

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Northeastern to Acquire London College

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. University moves to acquire a 210-student college in London, the New College of the Humanities, which attracted an all-star roster of visiting professors but has struggled to meet enrollment and financial goals. More...

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New International Enrollments Decline Again

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. The number of new international students fell by 6.6 percent at U.S. universities in fall 2017, and the decline appears to be continuing this fall, according to new data. More...

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Study Abroad Numbers Grow

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. The number of Americans studying abroad continues to increase and grow more racially diverse. Participation in short-term programs is booming, while the number of students studying abroad for a full year is decreasing. More...

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Court Upholds Injunction Keeping DACA in Place

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. The Trump administration had moved to end DACA, arguing that the program is unlawful and that its establishment represented an unconstitutional attempt on the part of Obama to circumvent immigration laws passed by Congress. More...

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Scribe Studio

Scribe Studio
Yesterday I said we need a 'Blogger' of e-learning. Here is something that tries, but perhaps does too much, as it incorporates any type of content(Word, PowerPoint, whatever), creates questions and quizzes, enables student logon into an LMS, even lets you charge students. The system is hosted, which means that for the user it is totally web-based. No word in the intro or the white paper about exporting courses. More...

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MIT iCampus Outreach Initiative

MIT iCampus Outreach Initiative
This is a set of tools developed at MIT in collaboration with Microsoft. This site, just launched, "seeks to disseminate" the tools - it doesn't seek very hard, though, as you have to go through an email exchange with the MIT iCampus Outreach Director in order to even see them. More...

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Techno tag team

Techno tag team
The response has been overwhelming, but I'm not sure I'd like the job. This article describes a program at USC whereby tech support is offered by 'live-in' tech support people. More...

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Intranet Trends to Watch For

Intranet Trends to Watch For
Some good observations on the short-term future of corporate intranets, including the increasing role of lawyers (sheesh) and the return of intranets to departmental control. More...

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Blocking Moodle

Blocking Moodle
The people at Bath have been running the open source learning management system (LMS) Moodle through its paces. This article describes the addition of a 'block' on Moodle that can import an RSS feed. More...

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