20 août 2019

Colleges Should Build Online Programs, Not New Gyms and Climbing Walls

Techno-News BlogAs college leaders scroll through their perilous spreadsheets this summer, anxiously looking for the most productive way to spend their meager resources, this may be the time for them to rethink their usual approach—and aggressively invest in online education. More...

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This map shows the states with the widest salary gaps

Techno-News BlogCollege is more expensive than ever, leading many business leaders and experts to offer ways to get good jobs without needing a degree. More...

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Employers as Educators

Techno-News BlogAmazon moves deeper into offering postsecondary credentials, following Google and other big employers, but largely bypasses traditional colleges with the expanded training options. More...

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OPINION: Ending the stigma for college students with learning disabilities

Techno-News BlogStudents with disabilities, and especially those with invisible disabilities that affect how they learn, often struggle because of public misperceptions and stigmas. More...

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Baccalaureate and Beyond: A First Look at the Employment and Educational Experiences of College Graduates, 1 Year Later

Techno-News BlogSelected Results:  Among 2015–16 first-time bachelor’s degree recipients, 12 months after graduating, 67 percent were employed only, 12 percent were both employed and enrolled in additional education, 9 percent were out of the labor force, 6 percent were enrolled only,  and 6 percent were unemployed. More...

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How do distance learners connect?

Techno-News BlogIn a recent study, a team of researchers from Penn State’s College of Information Sciences and Technology found that creating computer-supported collaborative learning (CSCL) environments could help students identify common characteristics and life experiences they share with peers, which can build community and increase the likelihood that students remain in the program. More...

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Lack of broadband puts tribal, rural areas ‘in jeopardy’

Techno-News BlogThe Havasupai tribe is falling behind in education, health and emergency needs because, like many rural communities, it lacks affordable, reliable and high-speed broadband, a tribal councilwoman told a House committee Thursday. More...

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Quantum Computing Explained at the University of Illinois Springfield

Techno-News BlogQuantum courses have been around for a while, but today, the theories are becoming reality. More...

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Governments take first, tentative steps at regulating AI

Techno-News BlogState legislatures in New York and New Jersey have proposed legislation that represents the first, tentative steps at regulation. More...

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Teaching Students How To Use Digital Literacy To Find A Job

Techno-News BlogDespite being labeled ‘digital natives’, most students today lack the ability to transfer the knowledge and technological skills they have to practical tasks like finding a job. More...

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