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Arizona State University Sets Up New Company for Corporate Education Deals

Arizona State University intends to co-launch a for-profit company to expand the number of partnerships with corporations for its education programs.

Survey: Most Students Shop on Amazon to Save Money on Textbooks

According to a recent survey, Amazon is the primary purchase channel for college students to buy their textbooks, beating out other websites as well as the brick-and-mortar college bookstore.

JPMorgan Chase to Invest $350 Million in CC and Workforce Programs

Financial services behemoth JPMorgan Chase recently announced an extension of "New Skills at Work," which will award $350 million over five years to community colleges and workforce training programs, among other projects.

Arizona State Launches Master's in Robotics and Autonomous Systems

Arizona State University's Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering have introduced a new two-year master's degree program in robotics and autonomous systems. The course of study launched on Jan. 7 and, according to the university, is just one of a handful in the country specializing in the subjects.



Survey: Online Students Interact More with Course Materials than with Faculty

In a typical online course, students are more likely to interact with course materials — 52 percent of the time — than they are with faculty, other students or staff, according to a recent survey from Quality Matters and Eduventures Research.

Survey: Instructional Designers Drive Better Student Outcomes

Where faculty are compelled to work with instructional designers on development of their online courses, students have better outcomes, according to a recent survey from Quality Matters and Eduventures Research

Most Colleges Report Online Students Perform About the Same as Face-to-Face

Students who takes classes fully online perform about the same as their face-to-face counterparts, according to 54 percent of the people in charge of those online programs. Another 11 percent of "chief online officers" said the online students did better; and 35 percent said they did worse. Those results came from a recent survey done by Quality Matters and Eduventures Research.

Gartner: Top 10 Strategic Technologies Impacting Higher Ed in 2019

According to IT research firm Gartner, artificial intelligence conversational interfaces, predictive analytics and digital credentialing are among the top technologies that higher education CIOs should be watching this year. The company's analysis of the top 10 strategic technologies impacting higher ed ranges from IT-oriented tech, such as security and risk management, to tools focused on student success, such as nudge tech and career software.

Online Enrollment Growing Faster than Blended

Fully online courses are more likely to drive enrollment growth, according to a recent survey of institutions from Quality Matters and Eduventures Research.

Upcoming Events, Webinars & Calls for Papers (Week of March 25, 2019)

Upcoming events include O.L.C. Innovate 2019, N.A.C.C.U. Annual Conference 2019, and the Textbook Affordability Conference.

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