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National Research Center for College and University Admissions Acquires Eduventures

The National Research Center for College and University Admissions, a provider of data and analytics tools for higher ed, has acquired Eduventures, a company that provides research and advice for colleges and universities.

Edmission Launches Web App for Personalized College Search Help

Edmission has launched a new web app for its online personalized college admission planning service.

East Central U Deploys Makerspace for Teacher Training

East Central University in Oklahoma has implemented a makerspace lab in its Department of Education to teach practicing and preservice educators how to set up and facilitate a makerspace in the classroom.

Recruitment Technology Startup Acquired by Wiley

John Wiley & Sons has acquired a Ranku, a Seattle-based startup that helps colleges and universities offering online programs increase enrollment.

73 Percent of Coding Bootcamp Graduates Employed Full-Time, Earn Salary Lift

A recent survey of more than 1,000 qualified graduates from coding bootcamps around the country found that 73 percent are employed in full-time positions, with an average salary increase of 64 percent.

Carnegie Mellon Algorithm Uncovers Online Social Site Fraudsters

A research team at Carnegie Mellon University has developed open source software that will allow social media sites to identify fraudulent accounts, reviews and followers.

UMBC Bolsters Data Analytics Efforts for Student Success

The University of Maryland, Baltimore County is increasing its investment in analytics to develop programs and policies to improve persistence, completion and graduation.

Pearson, Follett Partner on Digital Textbook Program

Pearson and campus retailer Follett Higher Education have partnered to offer Pearson's Digital Direct Access model to Follett's college partners and more than 1,200 campus bookstores across the United States.

Digital Marketing Contest Pushes Students to Mine Customer Data

A competition originally started to help Adobe recruit college students well suited to work in the company's analytics unit is just about to open for this year's challenge.

Quality Matters Intros New Teaching Online Certificate

Quality Matters, a nonprofit organization providing quality standards, professional development, course/program review and more, has added a new Teaching Online Certificate to its lineup of certifications for quality assurance in online learning.

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