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    Essential questions colleges and universities should be asking to optimize an innovative student support model

    AI and digital innovations streamline college admin, enhancing student support and experience.

    By Julie Johnston, Executive Education Vertical Director • June 24, 2024
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    Ed tech venture funding hit lowest point in a decade in Q1 2024

    Ed tech venture funding in 2023 reached just $2.97 billion, down 86% from 2021’s all-time high of $20.8 billion, according to a HolonIQ analysis.

    By Roger Riddell • May 6, 2024
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    Emerging Technology

    As higher ed deals with enrollment declines and other challenges, colleges need to consider how increased and changing use of technology affects students and campus finances. 

    By Higher Ed Dive staff
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    Accelerating excellence on your journey to a smarter campus

    Making investments in technology and smart infrastructure may seem out of reach, yet today’s higher education leaders recognize the value in modernizing campus infrastructure that offers immediate efficiency and operational benefits while creating the right foundation for a smarter tomorrow.

    By Fred James, Head of Education Markets • April 29, 2024
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    If AI takes over more work of college graduates, where does that leave higher ed?

    Experts at the Higher Learning Commission's annual conference shared strategies to help institutions navigate an increasingly automated world.

    By April 18, 2024
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    Education Department is ‘concerned’ about potential OPM failures as groups sound alarm on 2U

    2U acknowledged that it needs to improve its financial position but stressed it is not considering options that would cease its operations.

    By Updated April 8, 2024
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    Actionable strategies for integrating AI into the classroom

    Elon University’s Professor Mustafa Akben offers his thoughts on how educators and universities can incorporate AI into the classroom to prepare students for future careers where AI collaboration will likely be the norm.

    April 1, 2024
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    Unlocking potential: How UNH and Knack teamed up to transform peer tutoring

    Learn how the University of New Hampshire (UNH) has taken a pioneering step towards enhancing academic support for its students through their strategic partnership with Knack.

    By Page Keller • March 18, 2024
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    Opinion // President Speaks

    How universities can prepare graduates for an AI-driven world

    Colleges should focus on teaching the life skills that will outlast inevitable technological changes, the president of High Point University contends.

    By Nido Qubein • March 11, 2024
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    How do students respond to AI generated questions?

    A study on AI-generated questions in higher education provides crucial insights into student learning behavior, shaping the future of formative practice through innovative tools.

    Feb. 26, 2024
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    Opinion // President Speaks

    Colleges need a deliberate online strategy to better serve first-generation students

    Higher education leaders won’t meet the moment if their virtual courses merely replicate face-to-face learning, Western Governors University’s leader says. 

    By Scott Pulsipher • Feb. 5, 2024
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    4 takeaways from ‘Impact and Efficacy of Peer Tutoring in Virtual and In-Person Settings’ study

    Recent research shows peer tutoring boosts student success, engagement and overall experience.

    Jan. 22, 2024
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    Why reliable and flexible communications are the foundation of university public safety

    Public safety officials at universities and colleges face many of the same challenges that municipal police and fire departments do.

    Jan. 16, 2024
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    2U’s longtime CEO, Chip Paucek, steps down

    The news comes during a tumultuous time for the company, which has faced revenue declines, legal and reputational challenges, and layoffs.

    By Nov. 17, 2023
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    Unpacking 3 major trends in ed tech and for-profit education

    CEOs of major companies recently told investors how they fared in their most recent financial quarters, offering insight into the broader higher ed sector.

    By Nov. 16, 2023
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    Academic Partnerships to buy Wiley’s OPM business for base price of $110M

    The deal is yet another sign of big changes underway in the online program management market, according to one ed tech analyst.

    By Nov. 14, 2023
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    2U and USC part ways on most online degree programs

    The news comes after the private university has faced lawsuits over some of the offerings, including a master’s degree in social work. 

    By Nov. 9, 2023
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    Grand Canyon Education CEO: Education Department is retaliating for university lawsuit

    The allegation comes the same week the agency fined Grand Canyon University, the company’s largest client, $37.7 million.

    By Nov. 3, 2023
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    Universities bring order to chaos by scrapping old spreadsheets for new space management tech

    Columbia and Cornell College simplify room and desk reservations and bring order to everyday tasks by improving their space management.

    Oct. 23, 2023
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    Inside HLC’s new effort to vet outside credential providers

    The accreditor recently launched an initiative called the Credential Lab, which will implement an evaluation model for outside content providers.

    By Oct. 20, 2023
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    What 2U’s new flat fee model could mean for the online degree sector

    Higher education experts say appetite could be growing for alternatives to tuition-share agreements, which have been under fire.

    By Sept. 12, 2023
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    Calbright zeroes in on adult student support after rocky start

    California’s free online community college is launching programs and hitting state mandates — but one analyst says its certificate awards are still too low.

    By Danielle McLean • Sept. 8, 2023
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    Deep Dive

    Why colleges are using algorithms to determine financial aid levels

    The practice can help colleges optimally distribute their limited resources, but it could also cause issues for students and even create legal risk.

    By Lilah Burke • Sept. 5, 2023
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    4 ways video creates better learning experiences while AI-proofing the assessment

    No matter what side of the AI debate you’re on … Now is the time to redefine assessment practices.

    Aug. 28, 2023
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    Two-thirds of colleges are adding online programs, survey finds

    The annual CHLOE report tracks changing student demand for virtual education and how institutions are adapting their offerings in response. 

    By Aug. 15, 2023
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    Streamline assessments with AI-assisted grading tools

    Explore how Gradescope uses AI to help educators transform grading into learning.

    July 31, 2023