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A recent draft report on dual credit participation by Texas students confirmed that those who took such courses had better college outcomes than high school graduates who didn't; that they completed their college degrees faster; and that although progress is being made, a participation "disparity" still exists for "less advantaged groups."
Kennesaw State University collaborated with its captioning vendor to develop a better solution that faculty would actually use.
An Effective Virtual Desktop Infrastructure Starts with the Right Training eli.zimmerman_9856 Wed, 08/15/2018 - 10:21 One year into our deployment of virtual desktop infrastructure at the University of Arkansas, the technology has transformed our computer labs and our IT culture. This success is one of the milestones we wanted to achieve as we work toward our ultimate goal: giving students, faculty and staff access to applications anytime, anywhere and on
Fall 2018 eli.zimmerman_9856 Wed, 08/15/2018 - 08:48 Aug 15 2018
A nonprofit to help girls learn how to launch businesses, nonprofits and community projects that "impact" their world is taking applications for its online 2018-2019 program. The latest success story is a website developed by a 16-year-old to help kids understand deportation in case their families are at risk.
The demand for instructional design professionals in higher education has soared in recent years, due in part to an increase in online and blended courses across the U.S., according to new research. A whitepaper from Elaine Beirne (Dublin City University) and Matthew P. Romanoski (The University of Arizona) takes a look at the growing field of instructional design in higher ed, and also explores the reasons behind the field's growth
This week, 100 girls from numerous countries, including the United States, have gathered in Tbilisi, Georgia (the country, not the state) to participate in daily STEAM activities as well as cross-cultural and leadership activities.
ECMC Group didnâ€™t earn many fans for how it handled the decline and fall of its Corinthian Colleges campuses. But the organizationâ€™s new, scrappier approach to career education might be worth your attention. Hereâ€™s why.
JoVE, a publisher of video learning resources for STEM topics, has introduced a new set of biology courseware designed to completely replace the traditional textbook.
Universities Use Blockchain to Streamline Student Services eli.zimmerman_9856 Tue, 08/14/2018 - 10:54 Speculation about the potential uses of blockchains in education has been building for some time, but we’ve now moved squarely into the era of implementation. Blockchains — digital records of individuals’ academic degrees, professional certifications and other official records — are an intriguing concept for institutions that have long relied on transcripts and diplomas to attest to academic