Industry News

WNC now uses Mediasite for lecture capture on its three remaining campuses, allowing students to access live or on-demand webcasts on their desktops or mobile devices.

11/6/2013

Qualitative, or write-in text comments, once useful only to those instructors and administrators who read them one-by-one, can now automatically be analyzed via EvaluationKIT Text Analytics to provide summary reporting to college and university administrators.

11/6/2013

The NCHERM Group has a shortcut to SaVE you time. They have created template language to satisfy all of the new SaVE Act disclosure requirements (at least as best can be deciphered before regulations are issued).

11/6/2013

The Danbury campus offers career-focused training in four areas: certified nurse's aide, patient care technician, phlebotomy technician, and medical administrative assistant. The curriculum features both classroom learning and clinical skills training.

11/5/2013

Titled “Improving Student Engagement by Integrating Adaptive and Collaborative Learning Technologies,” the paper spotlights the acclaim that adaptive learning and collaborative learning have won for student engagement and enhancing learners’ ability to retain and understand information.

11/5/2013

Each school will receive a vehicle in conjunction with the 2013-14 Toyota Green Initiative (TGI) tour, an environmental stewardship program designed to empower the African American community. The tour travels to participating HBCUs (Historically Black Colleges and Universities) each fall to educate students and alumni on the benefits of adopting a sustainable lifestyle.

11/5/2013

Chegg, The Student Hub, has announced the results of a national study that examines the intersection of higher education and workforce preparedness to compare student and employer expectations for success after graduation.

11/5/2013

The only self-hosted enterprise-grade file sharing and sync solution, Tonido FileCloud puts businesses, schools, ISPs and MSPs in control of their data and infrastructure to ensure complete security and privacy, with the convenience, accessibility and real-time sync of web-based file storage.

11/4/2013

The FIU School of Journalism and Mass Communication (SJMC) has announced a new venture, Bold, a student-run, faculty-guided advertising and public relations firm. Bold held its launch event on Wednesday, October 23, at Cardona Medical Center in Miami.

11/4/2013

Over a dozen presidents and chancellors of HSIs took advantage of the meeting to express their support for greater transparency on college costs, but also their concerns with the proposal to create a new rating approach to colleges and universities and tie those ratings to federal aid.

11/4/2013

Most recently, the effect of excessive air infiltration through existing operable windows has been added to information on energy savings for replacement window comparisons. Users also can review annual energy, peak demand, carbon emissions, daylight, glare, condensation predictions and cost savings.

11/4/2013

Elsevier will provide textbook content for free online as part of the course materials and will offer a discount to purchase the print or electronic version of the text to those enrolled in the MOOC.

11/1/2013

The organizations also announced the launch of a pioneering, two-year research project led by WMU’s Office of Sustainability to determine best practices for engaging students, faculty and staff in trimming energy consumption in buildings.

11/1/2013

Kramer Electronics entered two categories in this year’s awards: the prestigious category of Manufacturer of the Year, and a product−specific category, Systems Product of the Year, with the VP−771 Presentation Switcher/Scaler.

11/1/2013

The first-ever SPARKscholar, graduate student Will Glennon, will work in the SUNY Cortland Activity and Movement Pedagogy (AMP) Lab to evaluate best practices in the areas of physical education, physical activity, and movement-based learning.

11/1/2013

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