Enrollment leaders within higher ed are "awash in data" and "a swirling array of technology vendors," all of whom purport to be able to help schools pull "insights from data." So even though enrollment management directors see the value in the use of technology for their jobs, because they receive "dozens" of vendor contacts weekly, they've also become "understandably jaded."
So expressed a new report from Eduventures that examines the state of enrollment management within colleges and universities.
The University of New South Wales Australia is launching an engineering MOOC that will use adaptive learning technology to personalize course materials for students and boost completion rates for those new to the field.
3D printer maker NVBots has launched what it says is the first 3D printer with an automated print remover that can be controlled remotely.
Want to know how to do Twitter or Facebook right at your institution? You might want to study the practices used by the University of Wisconsin-Madison for the first and Baylor University for the second. Those two institutions have been deemed the "top users" of the those social media sites by Engagement Labs, which develops technology for measuring online social engagement.
The Northern California community college district will use Enrollment Rx to streamline its application and admissions processes for prospective international students.
The United States attainment rate crept forward once again from 2013 to 2014 by hundredths of a percent, rising from 40 percent to 40.4 percent, according to the Lumina Foundation's seventh annual report, "A Stronger Nation."
The University of California has granted a-g approval for an additional 30 online and blended learning courses offered by Edmentum.
The Princeton Review and CollegeWeekLive have partnered in an effort to provide prospective college students greater insight to universities they are interested in attending.
The University of Michigan has received two new grants from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to support digital scholarship in the humanities.
The two new 3,000-lumen projectors will retail for less than $425.