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With 5G Networks, Your Campus Meetings Might Become Virtual eli.zimmerman_9856 Mon, 01/21/2019 - 11:27 With 2020 just around the corner, we’re nearing the point at which experts predict broad availability of 5G wireless networks. Increasing data speed and responsiveness by upward of 1,000 percent, a fully functioning 5G network would be a game-changer in the way colleges use, manage and set up everything from Internet of Things devices to data-heavy
Upcoming events include the LearnLaunch Across Boundaries Conference, E-Learning 2019, and Educause Learning Institute Annual Meeting 2019.
New grants added: Library of Congress Literacy Awards and the Discovery Education/USC Stronger Than Hate Challenge.
Ninety-one percent of all administrators say innovation is a top strategic or academic priority, but just 40 percent say their institution has a dedicated university innovation budget, according to The State of Innovation in Higher Education: A Survey of Academic Administrators, from The Learning House and the Online Learning Consortium (OLC). The report shares findings from more than 100 U.S. academic administrators and highlights how higher-ed institutions define and employ such
Bachelor’s degree graduates earning STEM degrees are expected to earn the highest starting salaries from the college Class of 2019, according to a new survey from the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE). NACE’s Winter 2019 Salary Survey found that graduates with engineering ($69,188), computer science ($67,539), and math and sciences degrees ($62,177) are once again projected to be the top-paid graduates. Also coming in near the top of
Data Science Degrees: What Do Universities Need to Meet the Demand? eli.zimmerman_9856 Fri, 01/18/2019 - 10:31 Universities expecting an influx of data science students in coming years are stepping up their investments in related data science curriculum and facilities as they prepare to serve one of the fastest-growing areas of the workforce. Experts forecast the demand for data scientists will grow exponentially in the years ahead, with an expected 2.7
Students who report a strong sense of belonging at their college or university typically do better in school, and a new survey points to five key steps schools can take to support students' mental health and success. The post 5 ways to help students feel connected to your campus appeared first on eCampus News.
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University claims the top spot for best online bachelor's program in U.S. News & World Report's 2019 Best Online Programs ranking. The ranking, which is aimed at adults looking to advance education and career goals, looks at bachelor's and graduate programs in fields such as nursing, education, business, and engineering. “Online programs can offer a flexible learning environment for students who have to balance classes with working a
Although this may not always be true, today's employers are looking for job candidates with "uniquely human skills" — but students don't yet have those skills in sufficient quantity, according to a new survey. And soft skills currently rank more important than hard skills, the survey found.
Coursera has partnered with 15 universities to develop a portfolio of health-related online courses to help address the global shortage of skilled workers in the healthcare industry.
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