10 juin 2019

The Next Stage for NC-SARA

HomeBy Doug Lederman. A national group dedicated to coordinating state approval of online programs selects a new leader and plans to focus more on program quality. More...

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MOOC Platforms' New Model Draws Big Bet From Investors

HomeBy Doug Lederman. Australian company's investment of roughly $165 million in Coursera and FutureLearn suggests open course providers have found a viable business model. Not everyone is sold. More...

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Furman Renames Building, Plans Statue in Response to Slavery Ties

HomeBy Doug Lederman. Like many American colleges of a certain vintage, Furman University was founded by men who benefited significantly from slavery. And like some of those institutions, it is coming to terms with those ties. More...

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Kicked Out of Its Sports League for Winning Too Much

HomeBy Doug Lederman. The University of St. Thomas, in Minnesota, will have to find a new sports league to play in within two years, because the other 12 private colleges in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference are tired of losing to it all the time. More...

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Moravian College, With ExtensionEngine, to Develop First Fully Online Degree

HomeBy Doug Lederman. Moravian College, in Pennsylvania, will create a fully online master's degree program in predictive analytics, with help from ExtensionEngine, the company announced. The program will be Moravian's first fully online program. More...

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Tulane to Launch Online Social Work Doctorate With Noodle

HomeBy Doug Lederman. Tulane University will work with Noodle Partners to create an online doctoral program in social work, the company announced. More...

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Law School Accreditor Raises Bar-Passage Standard

HomeBy Doug Lederman. After years of debate and false starts, the American Bar Association's accrediting arm on Friday toughened its requirement on the rate at which a law school's graduates must pass the bar for the school to be accredited. More...

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Student Success for Life: How Colleges Prepare Graduates for Careers

HomeBy Doug Lederman. "Student Success for Life: How Colleges Prepare Graduates for Careers" is Inside Higher Ed's new print-on-demand compilation of articles.
You may download a copy here, free. More...

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Was SAT Biology Subject Test Compromised?

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. The National Center for Fair & Open Testing, a group that has long criticized standardized tests and pointed to security problems on them, revealed Thursday that it had received a call with information about questions on the SAT subject test in biology given last weekend. More...

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$180M Gates Grant to Emory for Work on Child Health

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Emory University on Thursday announced a $180 million grant -- the university's largest ever -- to support its Child Health and Mortality Prevention Surveillance Network, which works to prevent child mortality in developing countries. More...

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