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Texas A&M Offers Art History Video Game as Credit-Bearing Course

A video game about 15th and 16th century art is the center of a new course this fall at Texas A&M University.

U Nebraska Works with iDesign to Develop More Online Courses

In an effort to increase access to its bachelor's and graduate programs and improve time to degree, the University of Nebraska is partnering with iDesign to grow its online offerings.

Rasmussen Expands Competency Ed Model

The program allows students to take a mix of self-paced and traditional courses, as well as self-directed interactive assessments whenever they feel prepared to do so.

A Strayer Is Born: Cinematic-Caliber Videos Boost Outcomes at Online School

Taking a lesson from Hollywood, an institution dedicated to adult learners has brought in Emmy-winning filmmakers, producers, editors and cinematographers and put them to work creating story-oriented videos their students will see in class.



Survey: More Than Half of Students Want Their Classes to Go Digital

Fifty-three percent of students in a recent survey said they prefer classes that use digital learning tools, according to a new report from McGraw-Hill Education.

Emory U Offers Students Live TV on Any Device

Students at Emory University can now watch live television and on-demand content on any internet-enabled device. The institution partnered with Comcast to launch Xfinity On Campus, a streaming TV product for colleges and universities, included with room and board for students living in on-campus housing.

Community College ASAP Efforts Continue Helping Years Later

Seven years ago an experiment took place in the City University of New York involving low-income students with remedial education needs. About half of eligible spring and fall 2010 students knowingly participated in the "Accelerated Study in Associate Programs" (ASAP) project, which was meant to address low graduation rates for students pursuing an associate's degree.

Cornell Prof Teaches Transmedia Design in StudioLab Classroom

A professor at Cornell University is looking to break down barriers between disciplines and media formats by combining different kinds of learning from seminars, studios and labs into an approach called "studiolabs."

Report: Tablets Decline in 3rd Quarter

Increased demand for smartphones, a lengthening replacement cycle for tablets and an improving position for traditional PCs has left tablets in a tough position.

Students, Faculty Have Contrasting Views of Classroom Technology, ECAR Surveys Find

Faculty and students vary widely in their impressions of technology's impact on campus, and their expectations are evolving rapidly, according to research presented last week at the 2017 Educause Annual Conference in Philadelphia.

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