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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INDECT installs guidance system in Texas A&M parking facility

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. INDECT USA today announced the installation of a state-of-the-art parking guidance system in Texas A&M University’s Cain Garage. More...

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50-year-old Bible college to sell campus, switch to online-only instruction

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. The campus of Nazarene Bible College in Colorado Springs is up for sale, but the 50-year-old professional school of ministry isn't going away. More...

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What is the role of faculty in the higher ed business model?

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Carroll Community College recently partnered with the rpk GROUP to identify inefficiencies in the school’s business model that might be shored up to boost the school’s bottom line, and what they found was an additional $1.2 million on the table if they could just find a way to shift the teaching load of professors already on the payroll. More...

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First Data and Flywire partner

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. First Data (NYSE: FDC), a global leader in commerce-enabling technology, and Flywire, a leading provider of international payment solutions, today announced a new strategic agreement aimed at streamlining cross-border transactions for their respective client bases. More...

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IoT takes control of colleges

University Business LogoBy Kelly Walsh. Growth forecasts suggest tens of billions of devices will be connected as spending exceeds $1 trillion by 2020, according the 2017 NMC Horizons Report for Higher Education. More...

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23 mai 2017

Purdue’s Massive Blunder

By Liz Reisberg and Philip G. Altbach. Purdue University, an institution among America’s most respected research universities, has announced it is buying the for-profit Kaplan University. More...

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22 mai 2017

Are We In The Data Business?

By Joshua Kim. The 5 biggest companies built on data - Google (Alphabet), Microsoft, Amazon, Facebook, and Apple are the world’s 5 most valuable public companies. Together, these companies earned $25 billion in net profits during the first quarter of 2017. More...

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