11 juillet 2017

Missouri's Money Problem

HomeBy Rick Seltzer. Cuts and layoffs have been expected for weeks because of decreases in state funding for the system and declining enrollment. More...

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A School Money Can’t Buy

HomeBy Rick Seltzer. As deal to keep Wisconsin Business School name intact approaches its halfway mark, donors consider what it means -- and the changing nature of honoring donors. More...

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Potentially bumpy regulatory road ahead for Purdue-Kaplan deal

HomeBy Doug Lederman. Purdue University's proposal last month to buy Kaplan University, the degree-granting arm of the for-profit education company that bears the Kaplan name, has the potential to reshape the online learning landscape and redefine the role of public universities. More...

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Civitas, Predictive Analytics Company, Draws Nonprofit Investors

HomeBy Doug Lederman. Civitas Learning, whose predictive-analytics platform several hundred colleges and universities are using to monitor student success, announced that two philanthropies, Lumina Foundation and Valhalla Charitable Foundation, had invested in the company. More...

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Experiments With a New Way of Paying for College

HomeBy Doug Lederman. Colleges (and nontraditional providers) experiment with income-share agreements as innovation that could help some people afford education and training. More...

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Coursera CEO Steps Down

HomeBy Carl Straumsheim. Coursera's chief executive officer, Rick Levin, is stepping down, the online education provider said Tuesday. Levin, a former president of Yale University, joined Coursera in 2014 and will shift to a senior adviser role, according to a spokesperson. More...

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Coursera Closes $64 Million Round of Funding

HomeBy Carl Straumsheim. Online education provider Coursera said Wednesday that it had raised another $64 million, bringing its total equity funding to more $210 million. More...

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27 mai 2017

One business case for OER examined

http://www.tonybates.ca/wp-content/uploads/asssociates.jpgBy . Distance Education is one of the oldest and most established journals in the field. It is the journal of the Open and Distance Learning Association of Australia (ODLAA) and over the years it has published some of the best research in distance education. However, it is not an open access journal, so I am providing my own personal review of one of the articles in this, generally excellent, edition. I should point out though that I am a member of the editorial board so do have an interest in supporting this journal. More...

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26 mai 2017

Barnes & Noble Education’s Predictive Analytics Deal With Unizin

By . Barnes & Noble Education (BNED) announced today that they have a deal with Unizin to provide predictive analytics services through the LoudSight platform to the consortium’s member universities. More...

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25 mai 2017

Trump administration praises Ohio State’s work promoting exports

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Ohio State University’s business school has won an award from the U.S. Department of Commerce for its work expanding exports. More...

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