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What to Know About ED’s New Stance on Data Breach Reporting

by Sean Tassi, Campus Technology Until recently, colleges and universities that experienced a data breach had no unique reporting obligations to the U.S. Department of Education. Institutions were expected to analyze security incidents under applicable federal and state laws and, when appropriate, notify affected individuals and appropriate federal and state agencies. Because the Family Educational […]

Look for MBA Courses on Artificial Intelligence

By Ilana Kowarski, US News Business school courses on AI should acknowledge its limitations and distinguish facts from exaggerations, experts say.  “AI is transforming everything about the way the world does business, so any aspiring business leader will be better prepared by understanding where we’re headed,” Josh Tyler, executive vice president of engineering and design […]

Faculty Learning Communities: Making the Connection, Virtually

By: Angela Atwell, Cristina Cottom, Lisa Martino, and Sara Ombres, Faculty Focus Research has shown that interactions with peers promotes faculty engagement (McKenna, Johnson, Yoder, Guerra, & Pimmel, 2016). Faculty learning communities (FLC) have become very popular in recent years. FLCs focus on improving teaching and learning practice through collaboration and community building (Cox, 2001). […]

How Penn State student government aims to lower textbook prices, accomplish semester goals

by Anshika Agrawal, The Daily Collegian “We are trying to work with different universities in the state to address how we can lower the cost of textbook prices, whether that be using an older edition of a textbook or using online editions,” said Andrew Ahr, the UPUA College of Arts and Architecture representative. One of their […]

Online Software Developed for Hands-On Learning About Evolution

by Siobhan Treacy, Electronics 360 Kinesthetic learning is one of the most common types of learning. Hands-on learning is helpful for students in science classes. This is why science classes have a required lab period where students learn through experiments and projects. But one topic covered in science classes has been nearly impossible to learn […]

Distance Learning Discussed at MU

By BETSY SMITH, KBIA The University of Missouri Board of Curators discussed problems and goals of distance learning and collaboration among campuses at a meeting on Friday morning at the Columbia Campus. Choi wants to increase the number of online courses and programs offered. The board of curators says more online classes are necessary for student […]

M.B.A rankings in question

by Jeremy House, Education Dive Citing a “recently discovered issue with data,” Temple University asked that its online master of business administration program not be considered for U.S. News & World Report’s annual ranking of best online programs, reports Insider Higher Ed. Earlier in the year, U.S. News & World Report removed the Temple M.B.A. program […]

As companies step up to train workers in rapidly changing technologies, can universities keep up?

by Patti Zarling, Education Dive Apple’s co-founder joins growing pool of tech wonks launching independent programs to fill skills gap. Steve “Woz” Wozniak, a co-founder of Apple, has joined a growing pool of business leaders looking to take matters to upgrade higher education to meet the needs of today’s tech industries into his own hands. As businesses […]

Your New Best Friend: AI Chatbot

by Kristen C. French, Futurism Today, the Replika chatbot is available for free for anyone over the age of 18 (it’s prohibited for ages 13 and younger, and requires parental supervision for ages 13 to 18). More than 500,000 people are now signed up to chat with the bot. To do so, users tap the […]

How to be a relevant leader in a digital workplace

by Baylor MBA With technology breakthroughs and companies pushing the boundaries of possibility with augmented reality and artificial intelligence, employers and employees alike may be wondering what skills will be most valuable in the future. Technology has changed when and how workers perform their jobs. According to Deloitte’s report, millennials expect to be developed throughout their work […]