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New Platform Makes Earning College Credit Easier

New Platform Makes Earning College Credit Easier

Image Source: Wikimedia   For many adult learners, trying to find a balance between course work and their job can be difficult.  The Center for Educational Measurement (CEM) at Excelsior College have teamed up with Cengage to create a new platform that lets adult learners earn college credit.  The new mobile platform, called CourXam, givesRead more about New Platform Makes Earning College Credit Easier[…]

Virtual Classrooms Expanding Higher Education’s Reach

Virtual Classrooms Expanding Higher Education’s Reach

Image Source: Commons Wikipedia For college students, taking virtual classes opens the door to opportunities of learning whenever and wherever they can. Online education has even helped create big innovations in collaboration at universities. Social interaction, however, has always been a concern. Many schools have used online tools to connect with experts around the world.Read more about Virtual Classrooms Expanding Higher Education’s Reach[…]

Data Analytics Will Help Student Success

Data Analytics Will Help Student Success

With technology, students have been able to empower their own education. Either it being a way to help boost their grades or attending classes despite other responsibilities or locations. The Department of Education’s Office of Educational Technology hopes that all universities will take advantage of the possibilities technology can create for students. The Office ofRead more about Data Analytics Will Help Student Success[…]

Distance Learning Is the Solution for Rural Institutions

Distance Learning Is the Solution for Rural Institutions

Digital equity is a big topic in K-12 schools, but small, rural colleges and universities have a bigger issue to tackle around technology. They have to enable students in rural colleges to enjoy the same resources and opportunities as students in urban institutions. In Anderson, S.C., Forrest College attracts students from rural areas as farRead more about Distance Learning Is the Solution for Rural Institutions[…]