29 novembre 2018

States' Slow, Steady Embrace of Need-Based Aid

HomeBy Doug Lederman. Amount of state financial aid dollars awarded based on financial need grew by 3 percent in most recent year, and by half over a decade, annual study finds. More...

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LinkedIn Expands Its Learning Library

HomeBy Doug Lederman. The Microsoft-owned workplace social platform will for first time make content from other providers -- including Harvard Business School -- available to its higher education and corporate customers. More...

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Private Colleges' Net Tuition Outpaces Publics' Growth

HomeBy Doug Lederman. Median net tuition is expected to grow by 2.8 percent at private nonprofit colleges in the 2018-19 academic year, nearly double the 1.5 percent rate of increase for public institutions, according to an annual report released this morning by Moody's Investors Service. More...

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Appeals Court Applies Limits to Whistle-Blower Protections

HomeBy Doug Lederman. The False Claims Act does not protect employees who blow the whistle on an employer from retaliation that occurs only after they have stopped working there, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday in a case involving a former employee of a for-profit college. More...

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Online Education Ascends

HomeBy Doug Lederman. Number and proportion of college and university students taking classes online grew solidly in 2017, as overall postsecondary enrollments fell. A third of all students now take at least one online course. More...

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Code Switch

HomeBy Lindsay McKenzie. A coding boot camp and a liberal arts university share instructors and accreditation to create a new computer science degree, aimed at making graduates of both institutions more employable. More...

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Imagining an Apple Store for Online Degrees

HomeBy Lindsay McKenzie. Georgia Tech moves forward with plans to create storefronts for its online education programs, joining a growing number of institutions offering hybrid online learning experiences. More...

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In Prime Position

HomeBy Lindsay McKenzie. As Amazon green-lights two new headquarters in New York and Northern Virginia, universities and colleges scramble to create a talent pipeline for tens of thousands of high-paying tech jobs. More...

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Promising Early Sales for Cengage Unlimited

HomeBy Lindsay McKenzie. In a notable departure from its traditional sales model, publisher Cengage announced an all-you-can-read subscription model earlier this year -- setting one price for access to all of its ebooks and course materials. More...

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Feds Prod Universities to Address Website Accessibility Complaints

HomeBy Lindsay McKenzie. Universities are under legal pressure to make their websites fully accessible to people with disabilities, but is "fully" even possible. More...

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