27 octobre 2019

Clarifying a Muddled Career Training Landscape

HomeBy Doug Lederman. The newest entity to try to close the skills gap for "working learners" will focus on curating community colleges' online offerings. More...

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How a Massive Online University Markets Itself

HomeBy Doug Lederman. Inside Higher Ed profiles Southern New Hampshire University's approach to getting its name out, as competition and scrutiny mount. More...

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Barton CC Chooses Sony Vision Exchange for Active Learning

HomeBy Doug Lederman. Barton Community College, in Kansas, has adopted Sony's Vision Exchange technology to enable active learning in the classroom, the company announced. More...

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Report Says Wayne State Board Member Micromanaged

HomeBy Doug Lederman. One of the Wayne State University board members who has sued another faction of the governing board tried repeatedly to run university operations behind the back of the president, according to the report of an independent investigation obtained by the Detroit Free Press. More...

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Purdue Bans Employees, Students From Gambling on Its Teams

HomeBy Doug Lederman. Purdue University's Board of Trustees on Thursday approved a policy that will ban faculty and staff members and students from betting on games involving the university's teams or athletes, citing a new Indiana law legalizing gambling. More...

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Conflict at the Northern Border

HomeBy Doug Lederman. After significant pushback, primary association of American research universities withdraws proposal that would have expelled its two Canadian members. More...

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Alaska System Puts Consolidation on Hold

HomeBy Doug Lederman. The University of Alaska system has shelved consideration of a plan to shift from having its three main campuses be separately accredited into a single accreditation for the system, the Anchorage Daily News reported. More...

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2 More Parents Sentenced in Admissions Scandal

HomeBy Doug Lederman. A New York couple who paid $125,000 to have their daughter's standardized test scores altered were sentenced to a month in jail and ordered to pay fines and complete community service in the admissions scandal known as Varsity Blues, NBC News reported. More...

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Lack of Transparency for Website to Help Utah Students

HomeBy Doug Lederman. Utah's universities are by and large failing to follow a state law requiring them to direct students to a website designed to help them explore the value of potential degrees, an investigation by several journalistic organizations in the state found. More...

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Judge (Again) Finds Iowa Violated Christian Group's Rights

HomeBy Doug Lederman. For second time this year, federal court rules that University of Iowa breached group's First Amendment rights by de-registering it. This time, judge says individual administrators could be liable. More...

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