15 octobre 2014

Studies Help Parents Weigh Educational Cost Versus Quality

By . Australia is the most expensive place for international students to get an education, but is perceived by parents as being only fourth in the world when it comes to quality, according to two studies. More...

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United Arab Emirates’ Experiments with Branch Campuses Have Mixed Results

By . Heriot-Watt University is a long way from home.
That’s the point.
Seeking to become a global university, the Scotland-based institution set up a campus eight years ago in Dubai with a vision for long-term presence. More...

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Anonymous apps pose new campus concerns

eCampus NewsBy. Yik Yak leads a new generation of anonymous apps creating headaches for campus administrators. More...

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New level of courses now offered on edX

eCampus NewsBy. Rice to offer professional education courses for a fee on typically free MOOC platform.
Thanks to universities looking to diversify [and monetize] their online offerings, edX is starting to host for-credit, for-a-fee, and job market-targeted courses to recent graduates. More...

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New MOOC for admins promises better online students

eCampus NewsBy. In what’s being billed as an industry first, a new MOOC for administrators promises to increase online enrollment and retention of online learners. More...

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What to look for in a cloud provider of Microsoft Exchange

eCampus NewsBy  - . Microsoft Exchange provides a rich feature set for email, which has made it a popular option among schools and colleges. And the latest version, Exchange 2013, is a more robust offering than its predecessor, delivering many improvements for schools. More...

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Op-ed: Demand for a degree and ‘upcredentialing’

eCampus NewsBy  - . You’re sure you could do the job, but the posting says a bachelor’s degree is required and you don’t have one.
Requiring at least a bachelor’s degree is one of the more popular — but perhaps inefficient — applicant screening tools spawned in internet-based hiring systems. More...

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7 STEM apps designed by students

eCampus NewsBy  - . A college student created an an interactive app that teaches human effects on the environment…Does this sound like American innovation is in decline?
Many reports suggest that the U.S. needs to place a greater emphasis on STEM education to remain competitive globally, and countless other commentary notes the lack of diversity in the field. More...

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The must-know changes in distance education policy

eCampus NewsBy Meris Stansbury - . Did you know that when offering online courses, collaboration options for students are a requirement? Or that faculty participation in designing the implementation of an online learning program is mandatory. More...

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Experts offer new resources for competency-based education

eCampus NewsBy Meris Stansbury - . Competency-based education (CBE) is making the rounds in higher education as colleges and universities eager to explore alternative pathways discuss the model’s potential. However, many initiatives have already laid extensive groundwork, offering multiple resources covering everything from CBE’s basic definition to implementation best practices. More...

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