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With the rising popularity of P2P (person-to-person) payments through sites such as Facebook Messenger, Slack, Zelle and Venmo, digital disbursements have become to millennials what cash and checks were to previous generations. This trend toward digital payments is especially prevalent where thousands of millennials gather each year: colleges and universities across the country. Increasingly, higher education institutions are making disbursements via dedicated B2C (business-to-consumer) digital payment systems, which are cheaper,
Ohio University and Top Hat, a provider of a cloud-based teaching platform for higher education, recently announced a new partnership to expand student access to open educational resources. The post Ohio University finds partner to reduce textbook costs for students appeared first on eCampus News.
Faced with rising costs of higher education, many students are deciding not to purchase required course materials, therefore going through their semester without the tools they need to learn and succeed. Some 50 percent of students say avoiding or delaying these purchases negatively impacts their grades. As a result, more institutions are taking advantage of digital tools and platforms, which provide students and faculty with immersive, engaging content while providing
By David HutchinsArtifical intelligence can aid educators in providing support to individual students in large classes.
Even as the number of international students in the United States increased by 3 percent over the prior year, the count for those enrolled at a U.S. institution for the first time in fall 2016 declined by nearly 10,000 students — the first time the "Open Doors" project has seen a drop of those numbers in the 12 years since it began this reporting.
Girls Who Code will be reaching an additional thousand girls this summer with accelerated versions of its coding lessons. "Girls Who Code Campus," as the new program is called, will kick off in six cities for middle and high school students.
When September's massive storm knocked out access to electricity, clean water and communications for the entire island, Universidad del Sagrado Corazón needed to get up and running fast. Thanks to an extraordinary IT team and the resources of the cloud, the school was back in action within a few weeks.
InsideTrack, a provider of student success coaching for enrollment, retention, and career development recently announced a partnership with labor market analytics company Emsi to integrate career assessments and real-time employment market data across its coaching solutions. The post Partnership gives students and career coaches data on career skills needed appeared first on eCampus News.
When you have nearly 38,000 students enrolled in your university, the data challenges are formidable. At The University of Alabama, the Office of Institutional Research and Assessment (OIRA) team works with administrators to make sure that data is used effectively to help students–and the university–prosper. The post 5 reasons why analytics tech is a game-changer for universities appeared first on eCampus News.
The Perks of Employee Loan Repayment: Akhil Nigam Explains Why Fidelity Helps Their Employees Pay Back Student Loans
This episode is part of the EdTech Times series called Challenges and Solutions for Student Financial Aid and Debt. For decades, parents have been scrambling to help save for their [...] The post The Perks of Employee Loan Repayment: Akhil Nigam Explains Why Fidelity Helps Their Employees Pay Back Student Loans appeared first on EdTech Times.
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