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Writing lecture notes by hand ‘creates deeper understanding’

From Times Higher Education: “ … 101 master’s students on an informatics course at the University of Oslo were asked to write all lecture notes… Read More

2U, Guild tap deeper into adult education market

From Inside Higher Ed: “Employees at companies such as Walmart, Chipotle and Lowe’s may soon have access to discounted online degrees through a new partnership… Read More

International student strategies must change, says ACE

From University World News: “The report, Toward Greater Inclusion and Success: A new compact for international students, was released on 12 February by the American… Read More

Online learning era neglects blind students’ needs

From Inside Higher Ed: “A year after many campuses transitioned to remote instruction, blind students continue to encounter barriers that undermine their learning. … Many… Read More

The dark side of online exam proctoring

From Observatory of Educational Innovation: “Remote exams have proven to be an invaluable resource for maintaining educational institutions’ ability to conduct assessments in times of… Read More

Cheating on the rise in UK universities during Covid, say researchers

From The Guardian: “UK researchers are warning of an alarming rise in cheating in universities since the Covid pandemic hit, after detecting a tripling of… Read More

The surveilled student

From The Chronicle of Higher Education: “The pandemic has prompted many colleges to quickly roll out surveillance tools that could help limit the spread of… Read More

Students lost to Brexit

From Inside Higher Ed: “Modeling kept under wraps by the British government for nearly two years estimates that Brexit could cost the nation’s universities nearly… Read More

Covid-19 reversed an enrollment trend

From The Chronicle of Higher Education: “For years, Latina/o students have been the fastest-growing segment of undergraduates, and in the fall of 2019, they were… Read More

Credential count approaches 1 Million

From Inside Higher Ed: “The nonprofit Credential Engine has identified 967,734 unique credentials on offer in the U.S. as part of an ongoing effort to… Read More

Transfer today isn’t linear. Solutions must recognize that

From Inside Higher Ed: “ … a study on student mobility by the National Student Clearinghouse found that almost 38 percent of students who start… Read More

The crisis of unemployed college graduates

From The Wall Street Journal: “But despite the prospect of pandemic relief, there is another crisis facing higher education: Millions of students are set to… Read More

A career-aligned major isn’t enough

From Inside Higher Ed: “Instead of looking for a program that screams relevance, students need undergraduate programs that are demanding in terms of writing, critical… Read More

Times Higher Education’s Digital Teaching Survey results

“Universities’ wariness of online instruction was suddenly swept aside last year by Covid-19. But how successful has the overnight digital transition been? Is it sustainable?… Read More

Quizlet and TikTok partner on new integration enabling creators to build engaging, informative learning videos

From PR Newswire: “Quizlet, the global learning platform known for its AI-powered study tools, today announced an integration with TikTok, the short-form video app with… Read More

More colleges are partnering with boot camps to tap demand for short-term programs

From Higher Ed Dive: “Coding boot camps have long been viewed as the antithesis of traditional higher education. They focus more heavily on technical training…. Read More

Australian universities in ‘deep trouble’ as borders stay closed

From Times Higher Education: “Australian universities may never recover their pre-pandemic market share of international student recruitment, a leading scholar has claimed, after the prospect… Read More

Isolated in dorm rooms or stuck at home, some freshmen wonder if college is worth it

From The Hechinger Report: “More than a third of prospective college students said they are reconsidering their higher education plans, according to a poll released… Read More

From Pfizer to Phi Beta Kappa: Getting campuses vaccinated

From Inside Higher Ed: “Compared to all other adults, a smaller percentage of college-aged people intend to get a vaccine when it becomes available. Even… Read More

A California university tries to shield an entire city from coronavirus

From The New York Times: “Rather than turning the campus into a protective bubble for students and staff, as some schools have attempted, [UC Davis]… Read More

Fighting vaccine hesitancy and misinformation

From Inside Higher Ed: “Donald Alcendor, an associate professor of microbiology and immunology at Meharry Medical College, a historically Black medical school in Nashville, Tenn.,… Read More

New variant meets its first university

From Inside Higher Ed: “University of Michigan’s stay-at-home order could be a look into the future for other colleges and universities, as new SARS-CoV-2 variants… Read More

Tracking the coronavirus at U.S. colleges and universities

From The New York Times: “Tens of thousands of new coronavirus cases continue to emerge on college campuses. A New York Times survey of more… Read More

10 best practices for data privacy

10 best practices for data privacy By: Zack Vanderbilt, Director, Technology Here at Kiosk, data security and data privacy are some of our top priorities… Read More

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