25 mai 2017

Echo360 algorithms bring reliability to software-based lecture capture

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Echo360 announced, today, the launch of new capabilities for their popular lecture capture software to provide faculty and students with the most reliable video capture solution on the market for classroom PCs. More...

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Nobel laureate's talk at UI canceled after faculty backlash

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Faculty objections have prompted the University of Illinois' Carl Woese Institute for Genomic Biology to drop plans for a talk next month by Nobel Laureate James Watson, who co-discovered the structure of DNA but has been castigated by fellow scientists for his discredited views on race and intelligence. More...

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Program to increase teacher diversity hosts college signing ceremony

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Four Columbia high school students made up the first graduating class of the new Education Experience Intern Program, or EdX, which was previously the Minority Internship Program. More...

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Kofax enables unifying student records across multiple higher ed entities

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Kofax, a leading provider of software to simplify and transform the First Mile of business, today announced that North Dakota University System (NDUS) has consolidated student records from two research institutions, four regional universities and five community colleges into a single, secure content management platform using Perceptive ContentTM software. More...

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Latin America doubles students in higher ed, but inequality persists

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. The rate of students in Latin America and the Caribbean who graduate from higher education programs more than doubled – from 21 percent to 43 percent – between 2000-2013, but challenges persist, including the high dropout rate and the connections to the labor market, a World Bank Group report noted. More...

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Trump and DeVos plan to reshape higher ed finance

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Budget documents obtained by The Washington Post show President Trump’s administration is proposing a raft of changes that could have significant impact on college students and graduates. More...

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Helix Education explores game-changing enrollment growth strategies in new playbook

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. The first volume of Helix Education's Enrollment Growth Playbook sparked thoughtful and critical conversations at institutions around the country, and was lauded as ‘a powerhouse of knowledge’ and ‘must read’. More...

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Police simulator to enhance training, campus safety

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. The Central Michigan University Police Department, which plays a vital role in campus safety and security, is providing its officers with a training simulator that is preloaded with hundreds of scenarios that officers experience in the real world. More...

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The broken promise of higher education

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. May is always an important month in the college calendar. Many high-school seniors across the nation make the decision where to attend college; millions of college students graduate and enter the workforce. More...

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Blackboard Ally helps make course content more accessible for students

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Blackboard Inc., a leading education technology company for teaching, learning and student engagement, today announced general availability of Blackboard Ally, its accessibility solution that helps make course content more accessible for all learners. More...

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