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Looking to learn more about what’s trending in education? Here’s a recap of some of this week’s top education news. Let us know what you think about this week’s news in the comments below. 100 Top Colleges Vow To Enroll More Low-Income Students NPR …Their goal? Enroll 50,000 additional low- and moderate-income students by 2025. Each school has…
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   Looking to learn more about what’s trending in education? Here’s a recap of some of this week’s top education news. Let us know what you think about this week’s news in the comments below. Transcription and Accessibility—New Partnerships from Microsoft and Amazon EdSurge On the heels of one another, two tech titans recently announced…
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The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the European Union’s (EU) new data privacy law, takes effect on May 25, 2018 and will impact individuals, companies and institutions. For example, it strengthens individuals’ rights by introducing the right to erasure and data portability; requires companies to implement the principles of privacy by…
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Accessibility is an important topic on the minds of today’s institutions due to an increased demand for more options and flexibility around how students learn. This is especially true when it comes to the digital course content that students are consuming daily. But with vast amounts of courses and content, how do you know where to start when it…
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Artificial intelligence (AI) is everywhere. It creates carpooling routes, filters spam from your email and can even optimize your thermostat use. The Nittany AI Challenge, hosted by Penn State University and co-sponsored by Blackboard, engages students to develop innovative uses of AI to tackle real problems on campus and in the world. Recently,…
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Building a culture of assessment in support of continual improvement is no easy task. It involves the continuous review of student performance on expected program outcomes, reflection on teaching and learning and accountability for making program level improvements. It is as difficult in Massachusetts or Idaho as it is in Amman, Jordan or…
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Looking to learn more about what’s trending in education? Here’s a recap of some of this week’s top education news. Let us know what you think about this week’s news in the comments below. With Changing Students and Times, Colleges Are Going Back to School New York Times Many colleges and universities are facing a gloomy picture, painted by…
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Schools and districts utilize their websites to provide resources and information to students, parents, and the community. Unfortunately, they are not always accessible for people with disabilities. Over the last several years, disability community advocates and the U.S. Department of Education have escalated the expectations that all digital…
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Looking to learn more about what’s trending in education? Here’s a recap of some of this week’s top education news. Let us know what you think about this week’s news in the comments below. Report: Adaptive Learning, Learning Analytics Are Most Wanted Tech for Online Programs Campus Technology When asked what tools and technologies they would…
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Looking to learn more about what’s trending in education? Here’s a recap of some of this week’s top education news. Let us know what you think about this week’s news in the comments below. Congress’s Budget for Higher Ed, by the Numbers Inside Higher Ed Congressional negotiators late Wednesday reached an agreement on a bill to fund the…
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This is a guest post by Andy Miller, Director of Academic Advising & Retention, Concordia University Wisconsin The rising trend in the use of data analytics for student success is a rather interesting phenomenon, especially as we consider the skillsets necessary for mastering each domain. On one hand, we have the ‘thinkers’ who objectively review…
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This is a guest post by Seth Stephens, Chief Communications Officer for Orange County Schools (NC). After numerous focus groups, surveys and research, you have finally developed a brand for your school district that you believe will have broad support and great success. Now, you are primed to launch an aggressive marketing campaign to promote…
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