12 janvier 2020

Database Comparing Institutional Policies

HomeBy Lindsay McKenzie. A searchable repository of higher education institutional policies is being created by the ed-tech company CollegeSource and the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (AACRAO). More...

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Free Textbooks for Law Students

HomeBy Lindsay McKenzie. Legal scholars are increasingly adopting and creating free textbooks in an attempt to increase affordability for students. But are these textbooks considered open educational resources. More...

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Ashford University to Split From Parent Company

HomeBy Lindsay McKenzie. Educational technology services company Zovio has stated its intention to spin off Ashford University, the for-profit institution it has been trying to convert to a nonprofit for more than a year. More...

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What’s in a Domain Name?

HomeBy Lindsay McKenzie. The wide availability of cheap new education-related web addresses is creating a headache for university brand managers. More...

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An EdX Bachelor’s Degree?

HomeBy Lindsay McKenzie. With the launch of MicroBachelors, MOOC platform edX lays the groundwork for a fully online undergraduate degree taught by multiple universities. More...

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A Big Open-Access Deal for Germany

HomeBy Lindsay McKenzie. Publisher Springer Nature and Projekt DEAL -- a consortium of university and research libraries in Germany -- have signed a "transformative" open-access deal. More...

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SNHU Moves Into Pennsylvania

HomeBy Lindsay McKenzie. A statewide credit-transfer deal between Pennsylvania community colleges and Southern New Hampshire University could put pressure on the state’s relatively pricey public institutions. More...

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The Digital Courseware Accessibility Problem

HomeBy Lindsay McKenzie. High-tech instructional materials are gaining popularity with instructors, but they can be problematic for students with disabilities. Colleges and publishers say there’s no easy fix. More...

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College Bookstores Oppose Cengage-McGraw Merger

HomeBy Lindsay McKenzie. Planned pricing changes by academic publisher Cengage have not gone down well with the National Association of College Stores. More...

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Big Influencers on Campus

HomeBy Lindsay McKenzie. Colleges are increasingly collaborating with students who have large social media followings. Where do the boundaries lie. More...

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