01 avril 2019

MIT Proposes Stronger Open-Access Policies

HomeBy Lindsay McKenzie. The Massachusetts Institute of Technology is exploring how to more openly share its publications, data, software and educational materials with the public. More...

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Elsevier Subscribers' Passwords Exposed

HomeBy Lindsay McKenzie. Publisher Elsevier accidentally exposed the usernames and passwords of some of its subscribers earlier this month. More...

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A Law School Ventures Into Executive Ed

HomeBy Lindsay McKenzie. Loyola Law School, in Los Angeles, starts a series of online certificates aimed at business professionals. In a crowded executive education market, will it find a niche. More...

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Arguing With AI

HomeBy Lindsay McKenzie. Artificial intelligence from IBM that can debate humans could be used to help college debaters become more persuasive, but experts are divided over the promise of computer-assisted coaching. More...

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UMUC 2.0

HomeBy Lindsay McKenzie. The online university will become University of Maryland Global Campus and spend $500 million to grow nationally, while some in the Maryland system mull whether the university could help run online programs for other campuses. More...

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Norwegian Universities Ditch Elsevier

HomeBy Lindsay McKenzie. Norway is the latest European country to cancel its subscription deal with Elsevier, following Germany and Sweden. More...

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Accessibility Search Tool Launched for Etextbooks

HomeBy Lindsay McKenzie. Digital content provider VitalSource is adding accessibility icons to its digital marketplace so that students and professors can more easily find accessible etextbooks. More...

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Bridgepoint Education Acquires Coding Boot Camp

HomeBy Lindsay McKenzie. Coding boot camp Fullstack Academy has been acquired by Bridgepoint Education, the company behind for-profit online Ashford University, which is currently seeking nonprofit status. More...

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The Wrong Partnership?

HomeBy Lindsay McKenzie. Purdue professors say it is wrong for the university to work with Chegg, whose services they see as helping students cheat. More...

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Colleges Build Network for Ethical Tech

HomeBy Lindsay McKenzie. Twenty-one U.S. colleges and universities are working together to train a new generation of civic-minded technologists and tech-savvy policy makers. More...

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