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Lackawanna College Offers Students Income-Sharing Deal

Students at Lackawanna College, a private nonprofit institution in Northeastern Pennsylvania, can now fund part of their college costs with an income share agreement, an arrangement that pays the institution a set percentage of their income after graduation.

MIT Researchers Speed Up 3D Printing 10 Times

Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have developed a desktop 3D printer that they say is up to 10 times faster than those currently commercially available.

Study Uncovers How Ed Tech Decision-Making Works

According to a recent survey, higher education people most often turn to each other when they're trying to make decisions about education technology. And it's not uncommon for them to start with a particular technology and then find a problem to solve, vs. identifying a pedagogical need and then looking for the tech tools that would address the challenges.

Israeli University Course Takes on Fake News

An Israeli university claims to be the first institution in the world to offer "Fake News," a course that is intended to prepare students with the critical thinking skills for sorting fact from fiction.



Digital Science Report Pushes Blockchain for Research

A new report from Digital Science explores blockchain technology and its potential to solve problems in scholarly communication and research.

Unizin Partners with Top Hat for OER Content and Services

A new partnership between Top Hat and Unizin will bring an array of open educational resources and OER services to the consortium's 25 member institutions.

OER Textbooks Join Day-One Access Programs in Campus Bookstores

Rice University's OpenStax textbooks are now being made available through digital access programs from VitalSource and RedShelf at bookstores run by Follett and Barnes & Noble Education.

Online and Adult Learners More Satisfied with College Experience than Traditional Students

According to a new national survey, online and adult students are generally more satisfied with their overall college experience than traditional on-campus students.

California Schools Tackle Achievement Gaps of Largest Demographic in State: Latino Students

While educational outcomes for Latino students have improved in recent decades, according to a new report from the Education Trust - West, there's still plenty of room for progress.

U.S. Universities Earn Global Top Spots for Employability of Grads

Four United States universities topped this year's Times Higher Education rankings for graduates who are the "most employable."

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