20 avril 2019

2 Florida Community Colleges Win Aspen Award

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. Florida's Indian River State College and Miami Dade College are the winners of the 2019 Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence. More...

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Report on Potential for Boot Camps

HomeBy Lindsay McKenzie. Coding boot camps have the potential to dramatically change the landscape of postsecondary education and training, a new report concludes. More...

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Carnegie Mellon to Share Research Methods

HomeBy Lindsay McKenzie. Carnegie Mellon University has signed up for an institutionwide license to protocols.io -- an open-access research method sharing platform. More...

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Student Destroys 66 College Computers

HomeBy Lindsay McKenzie. A former student has admitted to causing thousands of dollars’ worth of damage to computer equipment owned by the College of St. Rose, a private nonprofit institution in Albany, N.Y. More...

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Macmillan Earns Ebook Accessibility Certification

HomeBy Lindsay McKenzie. Textbook publisher Macmillan Learning is the first publisher to gain an ebook accessibility certification from Benetech, a nonprofit that develops accessible technology. More...

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Academics Turn to Cloud Services to Manage Research

HomeBy Lindsay McKenzie. The Ithaka S+R U.S. Faculty Survey reveals that academics are increasingly depending on cloud services such as Google Drive, Dropbox and Flickr to organize and store their research data. More...

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Western Governors U Launches College Readiness Pathway

HomeBy Lindsay McKenzie. Western Governors University on Tuesday announced the creation of an online college readiness initiative, which will help aspiring students prepare for undergraduate degrees at WGU or other institutions. More...

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Legal Battle Over Captioning Continues

HomeBy Lindsay McKenzie. A legal dispute over video captions continues after court rejects requests by MIT and Harvard University to dismiss lawsuits accusing them of discriminating against deaf people. More...

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Brown Expands Book Fund for Low-Income Students

HomeBy Lindsay McKenzie. Brown University announced Wednesday that it will cover the textbook and course material costs of 1,100 students from low-income families in the 2019 academic year. More...

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Going Outside to Grow

HomeBy Lindsay McKenzie. When a legacy online program started to languish, Michigan State University leaders brought in a corporate provider to boost student enrollment. Will others do the same. More...

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