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Chalk & Wire releases new version of assessment platform

Chalk & Wire released the latest version of its assessment and ePortfolio platform late-July with added features that include video assessments, mobile platform use, collaborative workspaces, and multi-media…

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Adaptive technologists develop online STEM course of the future

Using "the science of memory," and recent advances in personalized learning, an adaptive courseware provider is developing a STEM course aimed at engaging and retaining at-risk students. A…

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Missing from campus bookstores: books

Lynn University has removed some merchandise from its campus bookstore -- books. Almost every book needed for the 300 classes offered at the liberal arts university in Boca…

How-to

A cheaper alternative thanks to competency-based education?

Western Governors University (WGU) may hold a unique approach suited for future developments of higher-ed institution competency-based programs: A sustainable, flat tuition rate, and the ability to find…

Digital Issue Article

Why every institution needs an LRM

It’s called an LRM (Learning Relationship Management) platform, and as its founder told me, does for learning what CRM did for sales: It boosts collaborative relationships, yields return-on-investment,…

Opinion

Op-ed: Are education boot camps the new Gold Rush?

Highly motivated individuals are flocking to California, seeking a way to make money in a short amount of time using nothing more than their smarts and a drive…

A new pathway for job-seeking IT students

According to a report by McKinsey, freelance portals will create more than 150 million jobs globally by 2025. And a new education startup called CodersTrust is aiming to…

Harvard creates ‘Big Data’ course for social innovators

Big data has the ability to improve the provision of public services, enable governments to spend taxpayers' monies more efficiently, and advance societies forward. But, what exactly is…

Digital Issue Article

Interested in digital badges? 9 issues to consider

The promise of digital badges for alternative credentials and skills pathways has not been lost on higher education; yet, there are many concerns—from business, faculty, and students—on the…

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“Independent MOOC” reaches global audience with connected course

Independent collaboration may sound like an oxymoron, but for George Washington University (GW) this method of MOOC hosting has reached a significant global audience and strengthened relationships with…

Educator Resource Centers

MOOCs: the future of higher education, or a passing phase?

Massive open online courses (MOOCs) have quickly become one of the most polarizing developments in higher education. Many in higher ed see these MOOCs as innovations that could…

How Video Lectures Are Transforming Higher Education

How Video Lectures Are Transforming Higher Education

Video is a powerful tool to help students learn—and a growing number of educators are integrating video into their instruction, either by using pre-existing video assets or by…

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Adaptive technologists develop online STEM course of the future

Using "the science of memory," and recent advances in personalized learning, an adaptive courseware provider is developing a STEM course aimed at engaging and retaining at-risk students. A…

Why the future is all about the ‘Knowledge Cloud’ platform

Karl Mehta, the founder and CEO of EdCast, explains why the Silicon-Valley online education platform provider is a next generation digital learning ecosystem—and how Michigan State University (MSU)…

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Alumni get next-gen event treatment thanks to new software

Relatively new to the higher-ed market, Attend.com is helping college and university teams to boost alumni attendance by over 50 percent, thanks to next-generation event planning software that…

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New cloud SRS technology has big classroom potential—here’s why

Clickers, once the popular ‘it’ classroom tech tool, has come under scrutiny from cash-strapped students required to pay for these sporadically used devices. Now, say students and faculty,…

How-to

10 ways ed-tech tools promote academic honesty

Here are 10 strategies and resources for educators to prevent student plagiarism and advance academic honesty. With answers literally at their fingertips, instructors utilizing education technology tools are challenged…

Resource

New higher-ed app boosts collaboration in real-time

If you're searching for new and innovative ways to present complex material to students, you might want to take a closer look at Lucidchart.…