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To accept MOOCs for credit, Florida International U. may set up prior learning assessment safeguards

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Florida International University prepares a prior learning assessment pilot in anticipation of granting credit for massive open online courses.

Oberlin backs down on 'trigger warnings' for professors who teach sensitive material

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Facing widespread faculty opposition, Oberlin drops policy requiring warnings about material that may be upsetting to students. Do students need such cautions?

Community colleges go big with corporate college consortium

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Maricopa joins a growing number of community colleges in finding new revenue by selling job training to large corporations.

Civitas brings completion-oriented big data to community colleges and universities

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Using big data to improve completion rates, and also to give realistic indicators of how both students and instructors are performing. 

Consortiums and collaboration abound in the small college sector

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Excitement, existentialism fuel collaboration in online education among small, private liberal arts institutions. 

Calif. city brings search for engineering school to ACE meeting

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A California city makes a pitch for a new engineering campus at the American Council on Education's annual meeting.

Columbia criticized for not renewing long-term professors over their failure to pay for salaries with grants

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Faculty and graduate students say Columbia U. is forcing out respected longtime scholars because they aren't able to raise 80 percent of their salary costs in grants.

While January terms are popular at liberal arts colleges, one institution is ending the practice

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While many liberal arts colleges love these intense periods for nontraditional study, Doane has decided that this year's was the last.

Economics department to proctor exams as adherence to honor code wanes

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As students' adherence to the Middlebury honor code wanes, the entire economics department will start proctoring exams to catch cheaters.

Direct assessment and the feds take on competency-based education

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Competency-based education is gaining steam, but questions remain about which forms the U.S. Department of Education will back.

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