Instructional technology / distance education

The Learning House acquires Carnegie Mellon U. spinoff Acatar

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The Learning House, an online enabler, acquires Carnegie Mellon U spinoff Acatar to be more competitive among prestigious universities.

Justice Department moves to intervene in disability discrimination lawsuit

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The U.S. Department of Justice seeks to join a blind student's discrimination lawsuit against Miami University in Ohio. The university denies the allegations.

Four liberal arts colleges, early to the MOOC scene, form online education consortium

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Four liberal arts colleges -- all early adopters of massive open online courses -- form a consortium to expand their online education efforts.

U of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign to offer online M.B.A. through Coursera

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U of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign partners with massive open online course provider Coursera to launch a low-cost online M.B.A.

'The Pulse' podcast features an interview with Greg Golkin of Echo360

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In this month's edition of Inside Higher Ed's podcast The Pulse, Greg Golkin, head of platform innovation at Echo360, discusses Echo 360's Active Learning Platform and how the company has expanded beyond lecture capture.

Web Conference at Penn State

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Mon, 06/22/2015 to Wed, 06/24/2015

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215 Innovation Boulevard, Penn Stater Conference Center and Hotel
State College , Pennsylvania 16803
United States

Survey shows participation in online courses growing

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Distance learning programs at community colleges continue to grow even as two-year institutions' enrollment falls.

Academic Partnerships to pay faculty who include live online sessions in their courses

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Academic Partnerships will push for synchronous content in an upcoming platform update, offering instructors who participate a share of the revenue.

Study finds student success lags online in California community college students

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Large study of California community college students finds that they are more likely to succeed in in-person courses.

Teaching and Learning in Higher Education Conference

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Thu, 06/04/2015 to Fri, 06/05/2015

Location

201 S Grant Avenue
Columbus , Ohio 43215
United States

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