17 février 2017

Swastika Chalked on Statue of Founder of Rice

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Over the weekend, swastika graffiti appeared and unnerved people in Chicago, Houston and New York City. In Houston, the incident was on the campus of Rice University, where someone chalked a swastika and "Trump" on a statue of the university's founder, The Houston Chronicle reported. Read more...

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California Launches the Nation’s Largest Community College Course Exchange

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. Even the most driven students are stuck if the classes they need aren’t available. At best they have to wait another semester to enroll. More...

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United States of Knowledge

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. Coursera has released a map of learning regions across the US based on relative popularity of online course topics on Coursera. More...

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Twin Lakes offers “lovely balance” between online and classroom learning

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. An Orillia high school is offering twin styles of learning. The innovative blended learning course at Twin Lakes Secondary School is a unique entry, featuring both online curriculum and face-to-face learning with a teacher in a computer lab. More...

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15 février 2017

ACE Releases Paper Exploring Intersection Between College Instruction and Student Outcomes

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "acenet.edu logo"Effective college instruction leads to engaged and successful students who are more likely to be satisfied with their education and earn a postsecondary degree, finds a paper released today by ACE. More...

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ACE, USA Funds to Explore How Effective College Instruction Can Lead to Greater Student Success

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "acenet.edu logo"ACE and USA Funds today announced a groundbreaking collaboration to examine higher education instruction and assess the connections between quality teaching and student success. More...

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Aligning Demographic Shifts and College Participation: Increasing Latino Degree Attainment

Opportunity in the United States—to secure a good job and career and contribute to the community—increasingly depends on having a postsecondary credential. And in the future, the country will thrive only to the extent that we provide this opportunity to the millions of Americans who need it. More...

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14 février 2017

Joe Biden secures jobs at two universities

Former United States vice president Joe Biden soon will begin working for both the University of Pennsylvania and the University of Delaware, heading a new centre and institute that will address foreign policy, the environment, women's rights and other issues important to the former vice president, writes Susan Snyder for Philly.com. Read more...

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Mexico braces for possible student deportations from US

While President Donald Trump has not yet moved to deport students who are unauthorised immigrants, Mexican education officials already are preparing for it, writes Gary Warth for The San Diego Union-Tribune. Read more...

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Court rebukes Trump’s travel ban

By Goldie Blumenstyk, Shannon Najmabadi and Sarah Brown, The Chronicle of Higher Education. In a decision Thursday night, three judges on the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit refused a request from the Trump administration to reinstate a travel ban that had temporarily barred visitors from seven nations, and all refugees, from entering the United States. Read more...

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