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Study: Today's Classrooms Don't Foster Enough Creative Problem Solving Skills

The ability to communicate effectively, think creatively and collaborate are key skills that employers are looking for, but a new study from Adobe finds a gap between the demands of the job market and lessons in the classroom.

Fully Online Courses Are No. 1 Requirement for Many Working Learners

A recent report from child care and education benefits company Bright Horizons found that four out of five working learners do some of their learning online, and more than half are enrolled in courses that are entirely online.

College Websites, E-mail Among the Most Important Information Sources for Prospective Students

When prospective students are learning about colleges, their top information source is e-mails from the school, according to a report from Eduventures, the research arm of NRCCUA.

Pearson Acquires Lumerit to Grow Accelerated Pathways Business

Pearson has announced the acquisition of Lumerit Education, an ed tech company that uses data analytics to match learners to academic programs and helps them earn the right credits for their desired degree path.



Higher Ed Organizations Push Forward on Credential Transparency

Led by the American Council on Education, the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers, and Educause, 15 national higher education organizations have signed a joint statement in support of credential data transparency.

Clemson Design Class Teaches 3D Printing Techniques

Students at Clemson University are getting first-hand experience on how to conceptualize, develop and build medical devices through 3D printing in a senior design class.

NSF Seeking Grantees for Research-Focused Cyberinfrastructure Improvements

U.S. colleges and universities and other nonprofit education organizations have until Jan. 21, 2020 to apply for big grants from the National Science Foundation for improving multi-campus networking and cybersecurity infrastructure that specifically support science applications and distributed research projects.

Coding Dojo Intros Data Science Bootcamp

Coding Dojo is launching a new program at its Bellevue campus to train the next generation of data scientists and data analysts.

Upcoming Events, Webinars & Calls for Papers (Week of Nov. 4, 2019)

Upcoming events include the A.C.M. S.I.G.U.C.C.S. Annual Conference, E-Learn 2019, and W.C.E.T. 31st Annual Meeting.

Playbook Shares How to Keep Higher Ed Collaboration Networks Healthy

What could an organization of universities creating an infrastructure for shareable cloud-based services have in common with a group of schools that convened an "emergency council" after World War I to make sure the country had a sufficient supply of "technically trained military personnel"? Both, according to a new "playbook" from Ithaka S+R, are successful examples of "higher education-focused networks."

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