05 avril 2019

Does your college president have a strong enough social-media presence?

eCampus NewsIf you’re the president of a minority-serving institutions (MSI) and not using Twitter, you may be missing out on a big opportunity, according to the research. Only 36 percent of MSI presidents use Twitter, compared to 55 percent of all college and university presidents. More...

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Here’s a new way to increase online course access for college students

eCampus NewsThe times are changing when it comes to today’s digital academic landscape. You might not have heard of the Council of Independent Colleges (commonly referred to as the CIC), but it’s an organization that helps smaller liberal arts universities increase visibility and strengthen institutional resources, and they’ve made some exciting announcements in the area of online education. More...

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What can online education learn from March Madness?

eCampus NewsInstitutions that hope to compete in an increasingly global online market need to create learning experiences that are more akin to the apps, games, movies, and other media students experience. More...

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Are you doing all you can to support first-generation college students?

eCampus NewsWith college accessibility front and center, many institutions are actively seeking ways to support first-generation college students, and a report from NASPA and The Suder Foundation offers a comprehensive look at the best practices among colleges and universities supporting first-generation students. More...

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4 student mental health apps to ease stress

eCampus NewsAs more and more students report increased anxiety and stress, colleges and universities are responding by creating or curating lists of student mental health apps. More...

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3 free tech tools every university educator needs now

eCampus NewsI love my work as a tenure-track faculty member, but this is multi-tasking to the max: Students, advisees, research, courses, writing, committees, grants… Oh my! I don’t know about you, but it’s is a little overwhelming. Any help I can get with organization is a plus. More...

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What can colleges learn from chief enrollment officers?

eCampus NewsIn a recent survey from Witt/Kieffer, chief enrollment officers share their thoughts on the intensifying pressure they face from college presidents, provosts, colleagues, and departments such as student affairs and marketing. More...

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How will blockchain transform higher ed? Start with credentials

eCampus NewsCentral New Mexico Community College is at the forefront of using the technology to give students ownership of their academic record. More...

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Here’s one way to stop “summer melt”

eCampus NewsAs recently as last year, nearly one in five students who committed to attending Georgia State University (GSU) never showed up for classes in the fall. This problem isn’t unique to GSU, and it’s commonly referred to as the “summer melt.” But GSU has taken an innovative approach to solving this challenge, using an artificially intelligent (AI) chatbot that has led to a significant increase in student enrollment. More...

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Do you teach the way you were taught?

eCampus NewsAs academics, we tend to model our teaching style on the way we were taught. In some courses this works well, but in other courses it may not. Learning how to teach the students we have and not the students we want can be an eye opener. More...

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