Four in 10 admissions officers hit up the social media pages of college applicants. Most (89 percent) do so rarely, but more than 1 in 10 (11 percent) do so "often." At the same time, the practice of "Googling" has remained steady at 29 percent. Those findings come from a survey of almost 400 admissions officers by Kaplan Test Prep.
Four technology and innovation experts discuss the hottest trends in higher ed tech this year.
Three new Web-based reference products that cover science topics are now available with optional interactive 3D models.
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln has opened a new high-tech gathering place where students can study and collaborate 24 hours a day.
Increasingly, social media and crowdsourcing is being used by schools to call out to alumni, share community stories and, most importantly spark donations.
Klaxoon, a new interactive training solutions development company, has launched its cross-device learning platform that is designed to support customized online, interactive learning activities on any smartphone, tablet or laptop without installing software on the client device.
The number of public-private partnerships between institutions of higher education and service providers that manage online degree programs and pathways for international students will increase by double digits in 2016, according to new predictions from advisory firm Eduventures. Likewise, the company is forecasting that online proctoring will go mainstream in the new year. And as many as one in 10 colleges will be acquiring a new constituent relationship management (CRM) system over the next 12 months.
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A Web-based learning management system introduced earlier this year that allows instructors to deliver quizzes, courses and training online has been updated.
LMS maker Instructure and registration software maker GoSignMeUp will integrate systems to give one-stop service for professional development.