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STEM: Building Online Communities

STEM: Building Online Communities

Image Source: Vimeo In speculation of modern pop-culture’s social use of interactive media applications, the more aesthetically pleasing interfaces are dominant by having quick and convenient means of communication between users and their networks. As a result, social media’s influence has gained a title not only in the networking department, but also serves as aRead more about STEM: Building Online Communities[…]

Why Colleges Should Have More Online Enrollment Options

Why Colleges Should Have More Online Enrollment Options

Image Source: Flickr Online enrollment on campuses is becoming increasingly more popular.  It brings in more students compared to on-campus course enrollment, and allows institutions to use technology to create more student learning opportunities.  It also provides more financial benefits to the institutions.  Online enrollment is a more effective way of attracting students and isRead more about Why Colleges Should Have More Online Enrollment Options[…]

How Tech is Shaping the Workforce for Upcoming Graduates

How Tech is Shaping the Workforce for Upcoming Graduates

Image Source: pixabay As the demand for training in artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning increase, universities will need to find a way to better prepare their graduates for the workforce. In a study done by Pew Research Center, 70 percent of tech industry experts and higher education leaders stated that there needs to beRead more about How Tech is Shaping the Workforce for Upcoming Graduates[…]

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[…]