12 janvier 2020

‘Inside Digital Learning’s’ Best-Read Articles of 2019

HomeBy Doug Lederman. Top stories focus on federal policy on digital learning, the business models of textbook publishers -- and institutions' strategies to go big online. More...

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American Public Selects D2L Brightspace as LMS

HomeBy Doug Lederman. American Public University System has selected Brightspace by D2L as its learning management system, the university and the company announced. More...

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Number of New Law Students Dipped in 2019

HomeBy Doug Lederman. The number of first-year law students enrolled in American Bar Association-accredited law schools declined ever so slightly this fall, reversing a small uptick in recent years that some law school observers had termed a "Trump bump." The admissions data were contained in an annual release of information Thursday by the law school group, which included data on enrollment, tuition and living costs, and employment outcomes, among other things. More...

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Knight Commission Seeks ‘Honest’ Review of Major Sports

HomeBy Doug Lederman. The Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics says it will examine possible "new models" of big-time college sports, which could include alternative structures that more fully acknowledges the "highly commercialized environment" in which major football and men's basketball powers operate, commission officials said Monday. More...

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Wake Forest, Through Pearson, Will Offer Health-Care Degrees

HomeBy Doug Lederman. Wake Forest University has selected Pearson to help it offer two master's degrees in health-care leadership and clinical research management, both through the university's medical school. More...

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Rebranding for a Major Ed-Tech Investor

HomeBy Doug Lederman. Sterling Partners' Educational Opportunity Fund, which has invested in numerous technology and other companies in the higher education and workforce preparation markets, has a new name as it seeks to carve out a more visible presence. More...

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Online Enrollments Grow, but Pace Slows

HomeBy Doug Lederman. New federal data show that more than a third of all 2018 college and university students took at least one online course, and that online enrollments continue steady growth as overall numbers dip. More...

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Alaska Regents Reject Plan for 'One University' Accreditation

HomeBy Doug Lederman. The University of Alaska system's governing board has voted down a plan that would have consolidated the accreditation of the system's three universities into a single one for the system, the Associated Press reported, citing the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner. More...

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Black Borrowers Default at Higher Rates

HomeBy Doug Lederman. Analysis of federal data shows that African Americans continue to struggle more than other borrowers with repaying student loans -- despite heavy use of income-driven repayment programs. More...

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Really Bad Questions

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. Marketing professor uses Holocaust denial questions to illustrate double negatives.
By all accounts, an unnamed professor of marketing at National Louis University failed his or her own assignment on “bad questions” and how to fix them. More...

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