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New Technology Integration Scorecard Evaluates Ed Tech Solutions

DXtera Institute, a nonprofit consortium of higher ed institutions, ed tech companies and other postsecondary education professionals, has released a free Next Generation Integration Scorecard aimed at improving technology integration in higher education.

NOVA Program Taps AWS to Train Marines in Data Intelligence

Northern Virginia Community College is working with the U.S. Marine Corps and Amazon Web Services to develop a set of courses focused on data intelligence.

Project Expands Efforts to Develop Micro-Credentials for Hiring

Nonprofit Education Design Lab is launching a two-year initiative, BadgedToHire, to explore the value of credentials in the hiring process, particularly for underserved learners.

Clark U Program Helps Students Navigate the Application Process

Clark University in Massachusetts is working with student success company InsideTrack to help guide students through the application and enrollment process and prepare them for their academic experience.



NY's Monroe College Faced Ransomware Attack

A cyberattack struck New York's Monroe College last week, bringing down its website and e-mail system and creating disruptions to online courses and operations at the college's three campuses.

Pearson Moves Away from Print Textbooks

All of Pearson's 1,500 higher education textbooks in the U.S. will now be "digital first."

Upcoming Events, Webinars & Calls for Papers (Week of July 15, 2019)

Upcoming events include the Distance Teaching & Learning Conference, T.D.W.I. San Diego Conference, SANS Network Security 2019, and 2019 C.C.U.M.C. Annual Conference.

Project Working to Improve Open-Access Publishing

A new project has been launched to help universities, researchers, libraries and publishers make more —and better — use of open-access book publishing in humanities and the social sciences. The Community-led Open Publication Infrastructures for Monographs is a partnership led by Coventry University in the United Kingdom and including the University of California Santa Barbara Library, among other institutions.

University of North Florida Tackles Skills Gap with Coding Bootcamp

The University of North Florida is partnering with coding bootcamp Fullstack Academy to offer skills training for jobs in programming and the tech field.

Survey: Higher Ed Is Not the First Choice for AI Training

Americans put little faith in higher education for teaching students what they need to know to prepare for a future that includes artificial intelligence, according to a survey from Gallup and Northeastern University.

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