Southern New Hampshire U lays off part-time staffers in reorganization effort

The university lays off dozens of remote, part-time staffers (with plans to hire full-timers) as part of a reorganization process ahead of projected enrollment growth for its competency-based division.

Barnes & Noble Education gains foothold in analytics market with Unizin deal

The company, known mainly as a bookstore operator, scores a potentially lucrative deal with the digital education consortium Unizin that could help it make its mark in the predictive analytics market.

U.S. colleges dodge first wave of ransomware attack WannaCry

Colleges in the U.S. -- at least for now -- are reporting few incidents related to WannaCry, the attack that knocked out services and systems worldwide. Brazosport was hit.

The Pulse podcast offers a scenario for the future of education


This month’s edition of the Pulse podcast presents a scenario of a technology-enhanced future for education.

Indiana University's active-learning initiative expands, exceeds expectations

The university brings its active-learning initiative to regional campuses, seeking to boost student engagement.

Questions for online proctoring companies

Colleges and universities are increasingly employing companies to proctor online exams. If your institution plans to sign a contract with one or more online exam proctoring firms, here are the questions administrators interviewed by Inside Digital Learning said you should ask to secure the services that best meet your institution’s and learners’ needs.

U of Georgia adopts iris recognition for hands-free authentication


Despite questions about privacy, colleges using biometric authentication such as iris scans say they are mostly concerned with getting students into campus facilities as quickly as possible.

Teaching with tech booklet available

Download from Inside Higher Ed and listen to the webinar.

Free paraphrasing tools can fool plagiarism detection software

Free paraphrasing tools can fool plagiarism detection software, study finds.

Robots in classrooms connect distance learners with classrooms

Colleges and universities are employing robots on wheels to connect online students with face-to-face classes.


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