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In this digital age, the last minute cascade of deposits that arrive on May 1st can lull institutions into believing that they have a chance right up until the bitter end. This, of course, is not true.read more
The role of technology in teaching and learning is a hot topic. Every week, there’s a new batch of articles and blogs highlighting initiatives that leverage solutions to support personalized learning, learning spaces, and student-centered learning.read more
What makes a great online course? How much of a course should be devoted to student engagement with content versus time with faculty, other students, and support staff? Our latest CHLOE report, published today, offers some insights.read more
When it comes to college basketball—or athletics in general—it’s all fun and games, unless your students aren’t successful. The intense focus on admissions and athletics in the news cycle over the last few weeks has raised serious questions about equity and fairness in college admissions.read more
Once again, income-sharing agreements (ISA) are in the wind. They’ve become the darling of many software coding bootcamps such as Lambda School, which recently attracted $150,000,000 of venture capital from a raft of Silicon Valley investors and even Ashton Kutcher.read more
Rarely a day goes by when a client doesn’t ask us: “What is the next big degree?” Sometimes, popular culture holds the answer.read more
What do Massachusetts Maritime Academy, University of South Florida, and Mount Saint Mary’s University have in common?read more
In an environment where college tuition continues to march ahead of inflation and the student debt balloon grows bigger every year, can online learning come to the rescue?read more
Sometimes you just know. Whether it’s the love of your life, the career you will pursue, or simply the sweater you see at the store: when it’s right, you just know. Or at least you think you know… long enough to take the plunge.This phenomenon is also present among...read more
The surge in esports (a.k.a. competitive video gaming) has officially transferred off of the couch and onto campus. Over the past year, several institutions have embraced extracurricular activities focused on esports. Others are even bringing esports into the...read more
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Once a year, we undertake the always interesting (but often headache-inducing) task of reviewing hundreds of unique and inventive technology products in the higher education market and classifying each of them into a single category. This year, we will publish our 2019 Higher Education Technology Landscape (Landscape) for the first time at the Eduventures Summit, commencing tomorrow in Boston.read more
What do out-of-state online enrollment, undergraduate brand distinctiveness, and the use of YouTube among high school students have in common? They are all burning issues that will be addressed at Eduventures Summit 2019, of course!read more
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