25 décembre 2017

Cengage Unlimited Textbook Author Update

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "e-Literate"The Textbook & Academic Authors Association has a blog post up exploring the implications of author royalties that I raised in in my last post on the subject. Here are some of the highlights. More...

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How a seemingly basic technology is driving the university of the future

eCampus NewsInvestment in Wi-Fi -enabled technologies has university reaping significant results in recruitment, enrollment and retention. More...

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University to offer game-based calculus course as elective in Spring 2018

eCampus NewsTexas A&M University is taking a new approach to transformational learning this spring, merging computer games and calculus with the aim of reaching additional undergraduate students who may be interested in earning elective math credit in just four weeks while helping to usher in a paradigm shift in education. More...

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EDUCAUSE: 10 trends in student use of campus technology

eCampus NewsHow are students using technology on campus, and how do they feel about the resources available to them. More...

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Company to deliver on promise of “Netflix for Education”

eCampus NewsIn a move designed to lower student costs and improve access to learning, Cengage, an education and technology company, recently announced Cengage Unlimited. This first-of-its-kind subscription gives students access to all the company’s digital higher education materials—more than 20,000 products across 70 disciplines and more than 675 courses—for $119.99 a semester, no matter how many Cengage materials they use. More...

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University startup launches high-tech system for VR, AR developers

eCampus NewsA high-tech startup founded by an Indiana University information technology programmer/analyst allows developers to synchronize tools that provide immersive environmental conditions–like fans that create wind or lamps that create heat–with the visuals and sounds of their virtual reality (VR) or augmented reality (AR) system. More...

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Are campuses delivering the kind of app students want?

eCampus NewsA survey reveals that students think their campus app is far behind commercial apps they use. More...

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Why combining assessments and LMS technology is essential

eCampus NewsWhen paired with an LMS, assessments don't just measure student learning—they provide a powerful means for improving learning itself. More...

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Evolving tech transfer activity: Colleges find success beyond revenue

University Business Magazine logoPublic universities are evolving their technology transfer activities but must take additional steps to address the demands of the innovation economy, according to a recent report from the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities. More...

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The future forward higher ed classroom

University Business Magazine logoWe’ve built a classroom at The University of North Carolina that is definitely going to be a very future-forward thinking and operating classroom. It will begin being used in January, with the new semester. More...

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