25 décembre 2017

3 ways that the cloud can cut sky-high costs of higher ed

eCampus NewsHow the cost of building and running IT infrastructure to meet increasingly growing institutional needs can be reduced with an effective cloud computing strategy. More...

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24 décembre 2017

Community colleges are lowering the cost of education

University Business Magazine logoOn an afternoon in July, the West Windsor campus of Mercer County Community College bakes in the summer sun. On the quad, a few hardy students brave the heat, gathering at outdoor tables in the leafy shade. More...

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23 décembre 2017

Cengage launches subscription to offer unlimited, on-demand, affordable access to digital materials

University Business Magazine logoIn a bold move designed to lower student costs and improve access to learning, Cengage, an education and technology company, today announced Cengage Unlimited. More...

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21 décembre 2017

Perfect Gifts for Grads ... That Don’t Cost a Penny

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/Screen%20Shot%202011-12-12%20at%2012.29.48%20PM.png?itok=ITDqfJNPNow I would like to take a moment to highlight intangible gifts that graduate students (secretly) crave. The following gifts are free. However, they can be quite time and labor intensive—full disclosure. More...

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19 décembre 2017

Sweet Briar's Curriculum Comes at a Cost

HomeBy Rick Seltzer. Sweet Briar College is eliminating more than 10 percent of its faculty, including tenured faculty positions, as it puts in place a new core curriculum and restructures academic programs. More...

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11 décembre 2017

Who really bears the cost of education?

Education & Skills TodayIt can be difficult to get your head around education finance. Who actually pays for it, where does the money come from, and how is it spent are all crucial questions to ask if you want to understand how the money flows in education. In many countries, basic education is considered a right, and governments are expected to ensure universal access to it. More...

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28 novembre 2017

Ohio University finds partner to reduce textbook costs for students

eCampus NewsOhio University and Top Hat, a provider of a cloud-based teaching platform for higher education, recently announced a new partnership to expand student access to open educational resources. More...

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27 novembre 2017

Why the cost of education may end up far higher than many students expect

Why the cost of education may end up far higher than many students expect
Brenda Bouw, Globe and Mail, 2017/09/01
The answer to the question in the headline is 'because you're going to have to continue to upgrade your skills and development after graduation.' As the article says, "It's not just the fact that you need the extra training after school, but the shelf life of your knowledge is also significantly shorter" (this is the same poll as reported here yesterday, but with a newer press release (5 page PDF) and as usual the newspaper does not link to the original source). But rather than question the need for such high fees, the article is essentially an advertisement for Registered Education Savings Plans (RESP). "Two in five Canadian students entering PSE say that they have no savings and two-thirds do not have an RESP." The reason for that isn't that they're careless, despite what the article suggests. More...

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Narrowing the justice gap, one byte at a time

University Business Magazine logoThe high cost of legal education drives up the cost of legal services, and both law schools and law firms are typically concentrated in pricier metropolitan areas. Fortunately, readily available technology can address both problems. More...

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26 novembre 2017

Narrowing the justice gap, one byte at a time

University Business Magazine logoThe high cost of legal education drives up the cost of legal services, and both law schools and law firms are typically concentrated in pricier metropolitan areas. Fortunately, readily available technology can address both problems. More...

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