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Study measures causes of gender gap in computer science

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Lesser math confidence and a stronger preference for artistic fields dissuade women from majoring in computer science to a smaller degree today than in the past, analysis of student interest in computer science shows.

LinkedIn continues move into higher education with purchase of lynda.com for $1.5 billion

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LinkedIn buys lynda.com for $1.5 billion, adding online courses to the job networking site's growing portfolio of higher education-related tools.

Harvard U., Massachusetts Institute of Technology release updated MOOC research

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An updated study of massive open online courses from Harvard U. and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology finds diverse learner populations and interests -- and the need for more research.

Writing teachers talk teaching students about 'white privilege' at composition instructors' meeting

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Writing instructors at Conference on College Composition and Communication talk about teaching about racism and white privilege -- and the political and career risks they face for doing so.

Professor's reflections on his battle with depression touch many at recent disciplinary meeting

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A prominent professor uses a disciplinary meeting to discuss his struggles with depression -- and encourages others in academe to talk about mental health issues.

Oklahoma legislature targets AP US history framework for being 'negative'

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Historians condemn recent attempt by Oklahoma legislature to defund AP American history curriculum for being too "negative."

U. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign backs down on legal threat against code repository

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Computer science department at U. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign rescinds a threat to crack down on students sharing code online.

Two-year colleges in Washington State expand competency-based project with business degree

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Eight Washington State community colleges will offer an online, competency-based business degree, as emerging form of higher education wins fans -- and some critics -- in the state.

Bachelor's degrees lead to employment and more training

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Full employment of bachelor's degree holders looms amid further proof that a four-year degree has become a requirement for a good-paying job, which also comes with employer training.

Carnegie Foundation says credit hour, although flawed, is too important to discard

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Carnegie Foundation releases its much-awaited report on the credit hour -- higher education's currency -- which disappoints some by not calling for different standard unit for learning.

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