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    WHAT CAN UNIVERSITIES DO TO EMPOWER MORE FEMALE GRADUATES TO BECOME LEADERS?

    Mar 06, 2020

    As we approach International Women’s Day this Mar 8, statistics still show that women lag far behind men in leadership roles worldwide. According to Catalyst, the proportion of women in senior roles is increasing incrementally – 29 percent of senior management roles were held by women in...


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    ED DEPT EXPANDS OPTIONS FOR ONLINE LEARNING IN RESPONSE TO CORONAVIRUS

    Mar 06, 2020

    The U.S. Department of Education has issued guidance to help schools decide what steps to take in the event the new coronavirus interrupts student instruction. It also slackened requirements on how schools can use distance learning technologies to accommodate students temporarily if classes cannot m...

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    UNIVERSITY STUDENTS CONCERNED BY FACIAL RECOGNITION TECHNOLOGY ON CAMPUS

    Mar 05, 2020

    Facial recognition technology is growing in sophistication. The technology is already being used to unlock our mobile phones, identify shoplifters, enhance security at airports and track students’ attendance. Despite the proliferation of the technology, its use on university campuses has not b...


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    HOW ONLINE EDUCATION WENT FROM TEACHING REFORM TO ECONOMIC NECESSITY FOR COLLEGES

    Mar 05, 2020

    When the Sloan Foundation had the bright idea to stimulate digital education at the nation’s colleges and universities a quarter of a century ago, it christened online learning as “asynchronous learning networks,” an eccentric name for what is now known simply as online learning. S...


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    ENROLLMENT WOES COULD PUSH COLLEGES TO USE AI AND DATA ANALYTICS

    Mar 04, 2020

    Colleges may need to lean more on artificial intelligence (AI) and data analytics to curb the effects of a declining number of traditional-age students, as well as lower levels of state support, according to a new report from Educause. The 2020 Horizon Report pinpoints some of the challenges higher ...


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    GEN Z GRADUATES ARE CHANGING THE WORLD OF WORK. HERE’S HOW.

    Mar 04, 2020

    Employers may want to reassess their recruitment strategies to match Gen Z’s social media habits and communication preferences, according to a recent survey by Tallo. Tallo is an online portfolio where students can display their professional skills, personal interests and career aspirations. T...


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    AS CORONAVIRUS CONCERNS RISE IN US, COLLEGES LOOK ONLINE FOR CONTINUITY

    Mar 04, 2020

    As U.S. colleges consider how the global coronavirus outbreak could affect their campuses, some are asking about how they could shift courses online to limit its impact on instruction. That's according to education technology companies and consultants, who told Education Dive they are seeing an ...


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    OPEN EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES ARE ‘MOVING UP THE ADOPTION LADDER’ AROUND THE WORLD

    Mar 03, 2020

    Open educational resources have gone global and may help make learning more accessible, equitable and inclusive around the world. So says the new Educause Horizon report, which identifies technologies and trends that are changing higher education. This year’s forecast was created by nearly fiv...


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    IVY LEAGUE UNIVERSITIES OFFER 450 FREE ONLINE COURSES

    Apr 08, 2020

    Did you know you could access hundreds of courses from Ivy League universities on one platform alone? Class Central offers 450 free online courses from Brown, Harvard, Cornell, Princeton, Dartmouth, Yale, Columbia and the University of Pennsylvania. For many, studying at any of these prestigious ins...


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    TRAFFIC IS BOOMING FOR ONLINE EDUCATION PROVIDERS. BUT SO ARE COSTS.

    Apr 07, 2020

    As schools and colleges shutter across the world, Khan Academy has seen unprecedented web traffic to its online instructional videos and exercises. Before COVID-19 struck, the site saw about 18 million users each month. In recent weeks, “we’ve seen traffic grow two-and-a-half to three ti...


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    STRATEGIC EDUCATION FORTIFIES E-LEARNING IN RESPONSE TO SHUTDOWN

    Apr 07, 2020

    In response to COVID-19-led shutdowns, many for-profit education companies have undertaken initiatives to reach students who aspire to complete their courses as planned, with the help of various online education platforms. Strategic Education, Inc. STRA or SEI — which recently announced free o...


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    IT’S TRUE. ONLINE LEARNING COURSES CAN IMPROVE YOUR CRITICAL THINKING SKILLS

    Apr 06, 2020

    Critical thinking in online learning is perhaps more crucial than critical thinking in a physical classroom. When learning online, students come across far more complex challenges that require novel solutions – often concerning technology and information. Critical thinking skills involve ident...


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    ED DEPT ALLOWS REPURPOSING OF FEDERAL FUNDS FOR ED TECH, PD IN FAVOR OF DISTANCE LEARNING

    Apr 06, 2020

    The U.S. Department of Education announced Monday states can apply for flexibility in using parts of Title I, II, III, IV and V of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act. States that apply can expect to receive an initial response within one business day. The repurposed funds can be used to supp...


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    CORONAVIRUS-LED LOCKDOWN BOOSTS ONLINE EDUCATION: 3 GAINERS

    Apr 06, 2020

    The novel coronavirus has spread across 208 countries and infected over a million people worldwide. Stay-at-home orders have been issued by governments for safety against the spread of the coronavirus. Such lockdowns have impacted education of nearly 1 billion children globally. Hence, schools and u...


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    D2L IS COMMITTED TO ENSURING THE CONTINUITY OF LEARNING THROUGH THIS CHALLENGING TIME

    Apr 04, 2020

    The risk of COVID-19 and the impact on learning is evolving daily. Here at D2L, our commitment has always been to ensure everyone has access to the best possible learning experiences. The health and safety of learners and educators is our shared priority and we understand that a transition to online...


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    FLEXIBILITY AND COLLABORATION, NOT WAIVERS, WILL MAKE REMOTE LEARNING MORE EQUITABLE

    Apr 04, 2020

    As of 2017, about 86 percent of U.S. households with school-aged children have access to the internet. That still leaves millions without, and under the banner of equity, America is arguing about whether to move schooling online as schools shutter to stem the spread of COVID-19. A major sticking poi...


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    HOW UNIVERSITIES CAN TRANSITION SMOOTHLY TO ONLINE LEARNING

    Apr 03, 2020

    It’s time for virtual classrooms to shine, but do universities truly know how to improve online learning? Students still report dissatisfaction with the quality and execution of online lessons, though lecturers are doing their best with the resources at hand in this sudden shift from physical ...


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    SMART LEARNING MARKET NEXT BIG THING | MAJOR GIANTS: IBM, SAP, ORACLE, MICROSOFT

    Apr 02, 2020

    To attain detailed market insights and keep market place clearly into the focus, such a wide-ranging Smart Learning market research report has to be there in the picture. It describes various parameters throughout the report which analyses the market status in detail. Market definition, market segme...


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    THE 3 BIGGEST REMOTE TEACHING CONCERNS WE NEED TO SOLVE NOW

    Apr 02, 2020

    With the rapid spread of COVID-19, educators across the country and around the world have been tasked with shifting to emergency remote teaching—a move from in-person to remote classes made necessary by pressing circumstances.This quick move to emergency remote teaching has left educators scra...


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    5 FREE STEAM COURSES TO STUDY ONLINE

    Apr 01, 2020

    Caught up in the COVID-19 lockdown and need a few online courses to help sharpen your knowledge? That’s where these courses come in handy as they offer accessible, free and ready to use content to keep your brain buzzing during social isolation. STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering...


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    ED DEPT ISSUES PROPOSED DISTANCE LEARNING RULES, EMPHASIZES FLEXIBILITY

    Apr 01, 2020

    The U.S. Department of Education issued proposed rules for distance learning Wednesday, following a months-long rulemaking process last year. The proposal seeks to give schools more flexibility for providing online programs, such as by reducing some barriers to offering competency-based education an...


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    4 ITEMS ON INSTRUCTURE’S TO-DO LIST AFTER THE SALE OF THE CANVAS LMS PROVIDER

    Apr 01, 2020

    Even without a pandemic, Instructure faced a transformative 2020. The learning management system provider—best known for its Canvas product popular among colleges—is officially under private equity ownership. One of the benefits of this change is a focus on long-term planning over displa...


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    COLLEGES MOVE TO REFUND STUDENT FEES, BUT CAN THEIR BUDGETS TAKE THE HIT?

    Mar 31, 2020

    Colleges face a grim and uncertain financial future as the coronavirus spreads throughout the U.S. and upends the global economy. In the past several weeks, colleges nationwide have been preoccupied shifting classes and exams online, which for many meant spending time and money to create a robust en...


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    UNIVERSITY VIRTUAL TOURS: HERE’S HOW YOU CAN STILL CHECK OUT CAMPUSES DURING COVID-19

    Mar 31, 2020

    Want to start uni in 2020 but don’t know how you can go for open days when there’s a coronavirus outbreak happening? Enter university virtual tours. Thanks to 360-degree campus virtual reality (VR) tours, a student from anywhere in the world can “visit” several foreign campus...


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