01 novembre 2018

Ex-Employees Accused of Embezzling From Miss. 2-Year College

HomeBy Doug Lederman. The state auditor in Mississippi has asked prosecutors to bring charges against two former employees of Coahoma Community College for embezzling more than $750,000 from the institution, the Clarion Ledger reported. More...

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Moodlerooms No More. Now It's Blackboard Open LMS

HomeBy Doug Lederman. Blackboard has formally changed the name of its product that serves institutions that use Moodle's open-source learning management system, in the wake of this summer's parting of the ways between Moodle and Blackboard. More...

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Advocates: OER Saves Students $1 Billion

HomeBy Lindsay McKenzie. Free open educational resources have saved students at least $1 billion in textbook costs over the last five years, open education advocacy group SPARC reports. More...

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Closing the Gap Between University Presses and Libraries

HomeBy Lindsay McKenzie. Two leading university presses are changing the way they sell their digital collections to libraries -- cutting out the middlemen. Will others follow suit. More...

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Next for SNHU: Game-Based Learning and Digital Badges for Middle Schoolers

HomeBy Lindsay McKenzie. The university and its large online division plan to create a "seamless pathway" between K-12, college and students’ first jobs. More...

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Georgetown Law Students Object to Exam Software

HomeBy Lindsay McKenzie. More than 500 law students at Georgetown University have signed a petition asking the law school to scrap its new exam software. More...

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EdX: From MicroMasters to Online Master’s Degrees

HomeBy Lindsay McKenzie. Six more institutions are following Georgia Tech’s lead and launching affordable online master’s degrees with edX. More...

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A Faculty Plea: Put Books Back in the Bookstore

HomeBy Lindsay McKenzie. Unhappy with a new online-only book ordering system, professors at Middlebury College are calling for books to be put back on the shelves of their college bookstore. More...

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Analysts: Textbook Rentals Could Pay Off for Publishers

HomeBy Lindsay McKenzie. Textbook publishers moving from print sales to rental programs and digital subscription services may find long-term success, but not without reduced earnings “for the next couple of years,” Moody’s Investors Service predicted in a new report. More...

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An Unending Copyright Dispute

HomeBy Lindsay McKenzie. Appeals court ruling continues decade-long legal battle between Georgia State University and three publishers over what constitutes "fair use" of course materials. More...

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