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U North Texas Launches Fully Online Bachelor's Degree on Coursera

The University of North Texas is giving non-traditional students a pathway to complete a bachelor's degree online. The Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences program will launch on Coursera beginning in fall 2020.

Most Faculty Would Choose Face-to-Face for Student Interactions

More than half of faculty prefer using a blended environment with their students, which includes both blended and in-person elements, but nearly three-quarters would choose a completely or mostly face-to-face approach for most elements involving interaction with students, according to a survey from the Educause Center for Analysis and Research.

Partnership Teaches Grads 'Human Skills' for Tech Industry

Not everybody is cut out for coding. Two universities have begun collaborating with a consulting company to teach their graduates and alumni skills for working in technology without forcing them learn how to program.

5 Moves to Boost Student Success

Education firm EAB has introduced a new "playbook" of strategies for improving student outcomes and institutional sustainability in higher education. Its goal: to highlight changes that colleges and universities can make fairly easily to achieve real results.



Initiative Aims to Produce High-Quality Flipped Resources

A two-year campaign is being undertaken by the Flipped Learning Global Initiative and Teachers Pay Teachers to develop high-quality flipped learning resources for the classroom.

U Mass Dartmouth Cluster Features Hybrid Design for Diverse Workloads

The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth has installed a new supercomputing cluster that will offer campus researchers five times the compute performance of the institution's previous setup.

Report: Policies that Help States Expand College Enrollment and Achievement

A recent report issued by Ithaka S+R has explored the challenge of how states can expand pathways for college enrollment and degree attainment, especially among non-typical students — such as those who start out at community college and working adults returning to school.

Upcoming Events, Webinars & Calls for Papers (Week of Jan. 20, 2020)

Upcoming events include the LearnLaunch Across Boundaries Conference, SANS Security East 2020, and 2020 ITC Annual Conference - eLearning.

3 Trends in State Law that Link Education to Workforce Development

The Education Commission of the States has released a rundown on state efforts to tie education with workforce development.

U Penn Takes Communications to the Cloud

The University of Pennsylvania is upgrading communications across all departments with a cloud communications solution from Vonage.

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