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Community colleges split on OER adoption

Roadblocks to OER adaption include time, lack of faculty awareness and materials and source credibility.

Online programs offer academic progression for nurses

The broad expansion of online programs has led to a dramatic increase in the number of registered nurses earning bachelor's degrees.

Blackboard may be over extended with services

Blackboard wants to be a cutting-edge software provider and support colleges using older versions. Analysts and some colleges worry the company is taking on too much.

Cybersecurity faces shortage of 1.5 million workers

U.S. Naval Academy professor says demand for professionals with cybersecurity skills will climb to six million by 2019 -- but there will be a shortfall of 1.5 million workers.

Federal drone regulations keeping lofty fantasies grounded

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Federal regulations governing drone use are so far keeping the loftiest fantasies from becoming reality. New rules could change that.

Lumen and Follett team up to deliver open course content through bookstores

OER provider Lumen Learning joins with Follett to bring open course content to faculty through the campus bookstore.

Creative Course Finder: students train on with realistic 3D organs

University of Rochester provides graduate students clinical training using 3D organs. The body parts are so realistic they fool skilled surgeons.

Is New York's decision to spend $8 million on OER a turning point?

Inside Digital Learning asked ed tech experts if New York State's decision to pour millions of dollars into open education resources represents a breakthrough for OER. Here are their responses. Do you agree?

Trial and Error: Franklin University boosts retention with data

Franklin University takes a deep dive into data and boosts student retention from lowest level.

Pearson enters partnership with Chegg on textbook rentals

Student-services provider Chegg is the first company to work with Pearson on a new textbook-rental program the publisher announced in January, according to a report in Inside Higher Ed last week.

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