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A company that has earned a reputation for producing "low-code" development tools for creating mobile and web applications without a great deal of programming knowledge and a robust app store has opened up an academic program, allowing colleges and universities to use the software in their courses.
Texas A&M University is taking a new approach to transformational learning this spring, merging computer games and calculus with the aim of reaching additional undergraduate students who may be interested in earning elective math credit in just four weeks while helping to usher in a paradigm shift in education. The post University to offer game-based calculus course as elective in Spring 2018 appeared first on eCampus News.
Increased federal support of high-quality occupational credentialing opportunities could be an alterative to a "free" four-year degree, proposes a new report from the Progressive Policy Institute (PPI). The report finds that federal support of such programs, including the extension of federal Pell grants, could aid in closing the skills gap and offer an equally viable and debt-free path to middle-class mobility and economic security. “The single-minded focus on college
Itâ€™s got a founding team, start-up funds, a name, and now a website, with an application portal.
New York University's Stern School of Business recently announced The Fubon Center for Technology, Business and Innovation, a new hub to support cross-disciplinary collaboration.
Cards Against Humanity, the card game company known for its dark humor and witty social media stunts, isn’t joking when it comes to good deeds. Cards Against Humanity’s new Science [...]The post Cards Against Humanity Expansion Pack to Fund Scholarship for Women in STEM appeared first on EdTech Times.
By Meghan Bogardus CortezUniversity data programs continue to flourish as businesses of their own.
Higher education enrollment rates are experiencing challenges as students, many of whom are nontraditional students, struggle to meet personal, financial and professional demands. But following a few key steps can bolster student success. The post The 5 must-have pillars for campus-wide student success appeared first on eCampus News.
The 2017 Salaries & Status of Sustainability Staff in Higher Education report examines the nature of sustainability positions at colleges and universities in the United States, Canada and other countries. The report offers insights into salaries, funding, supervision, job satisfaction, challenges and more. Institutions reporting at least one office, center, or institute with "sustainability" in the name increased to 76 percent in 2017, up from 71 percent in 2015. Next