A new online leadership certificate program at University of California Irvine's Extension will use direct assessment rather than classroom hours to measure student success.
Technology executives have a key role to play in the future of higher education by helping colleagues use data to craft a story about the value of postsecondary education, according to Freeman Hrabowski III, president of the University of Maryland Baltimore County.
At the CT 2014 conference this week in Boston, one former CIO told attendees that education is not "about gathering terabytes of data and asking it to tell me the patterns." Instead, he argued for the potential of "small data" to create a personalized learning experiences that cut down on student frustration and confusion.
A professor of chemistry at Albion College in Michigan has developed a new iOS app to help her students learn about chemical bonding.
College Bound, a St. Louis non-profit that helps high schoolers with "under-resourced" backgrounds get into college and earn a degree, is piloting a new mobile app that nudges students at key stages to persist in their college efforts.
A multi-campus community college in Anaheim, CA has migrated to a new mass communication system to ensure that emergency messages get out in a timely way and through multiple channels efficiently.
Ferrum College has adopted D2L's integrated learning platform, Brightspace, to replace its legacy learning management system.
The global tablet market grew 11 percent in the second quarter of 2014 as compared to the same period last year, according to a new report from market research firm International Data Corporation.
Chalk & Wire has updated its assessment platform for higher education to work better on mobile devices.
California Southern University, a private institution that offers online degree programs, will be accepting transfer credits from a private company that provides online classes.