Google's Course Kit Mashes Google Docs and Drive with the LMS

Wednesday, 18/July/2018 - at 1:05 AM

Google is seeking beta testers for Course Kit, a free toolkit that uses Google Docs and Google Drive to create and collect assignments, give feedback to students and share course materials within the learning management system already being used. Google’s Course Kit Mashes Google Docs and Drive with the LMS Source:…

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Autonomy of Traditional Accrediting Bodies 'Waning'

Tuesday, 17/July/2018 - at 10:45 PM

A new report developed by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation, its International Quality Group and NORC at the University of Chicago examines “emerging approaches” for judging quality in higher education. Autonomy of Traditional Accrediting Bodies ‘Waning’ Source: Campus Technology

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Today's College Students Shy Away from Face-to-Face Advising

Monday, 16/July/2018 - at 7:00 PM

While 44 percent of college students would like their coaching to be one-on-one in person, according to a recent survey, more collectively would prefer other modes, including e-mailing (18 percent), online via videoconference or texting (both at 11 percent), via personalized college app (10 percent) and by social media (6 percent). The survey…

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Upcoming Events, Webinars & Calls for Papers (Week of July 16, 2018)

Monday, 16/July/2018 - at 6:30 PM

Upcoming events include the Educause Learning Technology Leadership Institute, T.D.W.I. Anaheim Conference, Distance Teaching and Learning Conference and SANS Network Security 2018. Upcoming Events, Webinars & Calls for Papers (Week of July 16, 2018) Source: Campus Technology

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Rice U Launches Data Analytics Boot Camp

Friday, 13/July/2018 - at 12:42 AM

Rice University has intoduced a new program geared toward working adults looking to bone up on their data science skills. The 24-week Data Analytics Boot Camp was developed in partnership with workforce acclerator Trilogy Education. Rice U Launches Data Analytics Boot Camp Source: Campus Technology

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