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October 19, 2018
More than 500 law students at Georgetown University have signed a petition asking the law school to scrap its new exam software. In a letter to administrators, students raised privacy and security concerns about the Exam4 platform and objected to the requirement to install it on their personal laptops in order to take their finals.
October 19, 2018
The university and its large online division plan to create a "seamless pathway" between K-12, college and students’ first jobs.
October 18, 2018
Two leading university presses are changing the way they sell their digital collections to libraries -- cutting out the middlemen. Will others follow suit?
October 15, 2018
Free open educational resources have saved students at least $1 billion in textbook costs over the last five years, open education advocacy group SPARC reports. “Now that we have hit $1bn in savings, it’s time to think bigger for our next challenge,” Nicole Allen, director of open education at SPARC, wrote in a blog post announcing the achievement last week.
October 12, 2018
Six more institutions are following Georgia Tech’s lead and launching affordable online master’s degrees with edX.
October 10, 2018
Students in California drafted a bill to urge publishers to reveal how their textbooks changed between editions. The students convinced lawmakers to adopt the legislation. But will publishers comply?
October 10, 2018
With its acquisition of Learning House, Wiley Education Services will become a much bigger player in the online program management space. Observers say the merger could be the first of many.
October 9, 2018
A research study has suggested that female-authored research has more educational impact than male-authored research. The study, published Oct. 4 in the Journal of Altmetrics -- a newly launched peer-reviewed open-access journal -- compared how many people read articles by male or female first authors in the same field using data from users of reference manager Mendeley.
October 8, 2018
Publisher Cengage has reached a settlement with two authors who objected to their work being included in the publisher’s Unlimited offer -- a subscription model where students pay one fixed price to access all of Cengage’s digital course materials.
October 5, 2018
As student demand for mental health services grows, more colleges turn to platform addressing student “wellness.” But mental health experts say these tools should supplement, not replace, in-person services.


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