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Report: Most Higher Ed CIOs Expect Digital Transformation to Cause Significant Change to The Business Model

A third of higher ed CIOs identified enrollment as their top business priority, leading all other priorities.

Ohio U Turns to Open Resources to Reduce Student Costs

Ohio University has teamed with a private partner to make open educational resources (OER) more accessible to students.

Exams and Test Anxiety Disadvantage Women in Introductory Bio Courses

"Other studies have shown that students' performance on high-stakes exams is not a good predictor for whether they're acquiring the skills that STEM professionals need," said one of the report's authors. "And if psychological barriers prevent women from performing optimally on exams, it may be time to reconsider exams as a primary method for evaluating students' knowledge."

Pricey College 'Extras' Undercut Student Efforts to Graduate

More women than men drop out of college for financial reasons — by a difference of 11 percentage points (52 percent versus 41 percent).



CBE Program to Train More Teachers in North Carolina

North Carolina State University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have teamed up to launch a competency-based teacher education program they hope will help address a widening teacher shortage in the state.

Cal Poly Launches Digital Transformation Hub for Innovation

A new project at California Polytechnic State University will focus on problem-solving and innovation around public sector technology challenges.

Online Trackers Help Promote Better Sleep in Indiana U Staff Study

Indiana University's "Sleep Great IU! Challenge" asked participants to record their sleeping habits for four weeks on personal online trackers. Afterwards, most participants reported increased energy levels and an increase in their ability to manage stress.

Southern New Hampshire U to launch Competency-Based Master's in Online Ed

Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU) is teaming with a private partner to launch a competency-based master's of education in online teaching program.

Tuition Cuts Less Effective than Increased College Spending for Retention

In a recent study, researchers found that increased institutional spending led to higher persistence in enrollment of students and to greater degree completion than tuition reductions.

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