26 juin 2018

Unprepared graduates are raising our costs, say employers

By Gilbert Nganga. Kenyan employers are warning of surging business costs arising from the hiring of new under-prepared university graduates even as the country grapples with an oversupply of university leavers. More...

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Ohio’s public universities say college degree worth the cost

University Business Magazine logoOhio’s public universities are banding together in a new campaign to deliver a simple message: We’re worth it. More...

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24 juin 2018

N.J. legislature looks to throw the books at high cost of college

University Business Magazine logoLawmakers want schools to come up with plans to use ‘open textbooks,’ which do not require students to buy expensive access codes that unlock online assignments and quizzes textbooks. More...

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16 juin 2018

Study: Online College Classes Cost Less To Deliver Because They Are Larger, Hire Cheaper Teachers

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. Nonetheless, that ASU found it was less expensive to offer online classes at four of six schools is probably noteworthy. Those lower costs are possible, the report says, in part because schools can save money on building costs for new students. More...

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03 juin 2018

The rising cost of cyber attacks

“Sorry, our website is temporarily unavailable.” While this message may cause you some inconvenience when surfing the web, it’s costly for companies. For over 50% of firms, the unavailability of their sites can cost as much as US$1,000 per minute. And technical shortcomings are not the only reason websites go down–targeted cyber attacks are too. More...

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28 mai 2018

High textbook costs sending college students elsewhere during studies

University Business Magazine logoDylan Miller spent $495 on college textbooks at the University of Northern Iowa — $167.50 for a linear algebra textbook alone — this spring semester. He might have used the books once a month, perhaps. More...

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21 mai 2018

Are Etextbooks Affordable Now? In a bid to gain market share, publishers have slashed the cost of digital textbooks

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. New print textbooks can still cost students hundreds of dollars, but the cost of etextbooks is falling fast, according to data from etextbook distribution platforms VitalSource and RedShelf — both of which work with all major publishers. More...

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09 mai 2018

Brown to address meal plan, textbook costs for highest-need students

University Business Magazine logoIn the 10 years since Brown University eliminated parent contributions toward tuition for undergraduates from families with incomes below $60,000, the number of these students at Brown has increased by more than 200 percent. More...

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Messiah College announces new financing model to align cost of education with student outcomes

University Business Magazine logoMessiah College announced that beginning June 1, 2018, students will be able to pay for a portion of their education with a new financing model designed to align the cost of college with students' career outcomes after graduation. More...

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Initiative to reduce textbook costs

University Business Magazine logoEdison State Community College is teaming up with the Ohio Association of Community Colleges (OACC) as well as universities from around Ohio to reduce the cost of student textbooks. More...

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