24 avril 2019

University students who play calculus video game score higher on exams

eCampus NewsA Texas A&M study shows that a video game developed by students and faculty in its visualization department helps improve outcomes for students studying calculus, a prerequisite for STEM degrees with a high failure rate. More...

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College of Business unveils classroom of the future

eCampus NewsEquipped with a wall of 27 high-definition video screens as well as five high-end cameras, the newest classroom in Colorado State University’s College of Business is designed to connect on-campus and online students in a whole new way. More...

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4 ways we can start using AI in higher ed to humanize teaching

eCampus NewsRobots will not be taking over teaching; instead, educators can harness AI to improve their craft. More...

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How Clemson transformed its MBA program for the age of online learning

eCampus NewsClemson University has long offered an on-campus MBA program, but starting this fall, the South Carolina-based school is placing its bets on something a bit different: an ambitious new version of the program that will allow students to access the same curriculum virtually through online learning. And while taking classes online is certainly no new feat, Clemson is hoping its new online MBA program will stand out. More...

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A shift toward wellbeing to address student mental health

eCampus NewsAccording to a recent study published in the Journal of Abnormal Psychology, U.S. teens and young adults today are more distressed and more likely to suffer from major depression than their counterparts of the same age in previous generations. More...

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Are community colleges for unicorns?

eCampus NewsPost-traditional students are much different from the student population most community colleges were designed to serve, but these institutions must meet this student group’s unique needs in order to stay relevant among declining enrollments. More...

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Higher ed must learn to use student data more wisely

eCampus NewsA lack of personalized communications, based on student data, can turn students off from your institution. More...

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From LMS to NGDLE: the acronyms of the future of online learning

eCampus NewsAccording to the EDUCAUSE initiative funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the DLE should be an LMS core, around which other functions can be incorporated. Sort of like adding additional “Legos” to a core Lego statue. The “Lego” approach to moving towards a next-generation digital learning environment (NGDLE) allows for more flexibility. More...

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4 ways our campus uses machine learning to build community and empower students

eCampus NewsIn the past decade, higher education has experienced a major shift toward digital experiences. This change reflects the way in which the rising generation prefers to engage with each other and with their instructors—as well as how they desire to learn. It’s an evolution that is echoed at campuses across the nation. More...

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4 things my college did to more than double our graduation rate

eCampus NewsFrom removing remediation to lowering student costs, this community college did all it could to improve graduation rates. More...

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