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Hootsuite’s CEO on What He Learned from Getting Hacked on Social Media

<i>“Hey, it’s OurMine Team, we are just testing your security, please send us a message.”</i><p>Earlier this summer, that message was blasted out to my followers on Twitter… only I didn’t send it. I had been hacked.<p>It was embarrassing. I run Hootsuite, a social media management company that prides itself on …

Social Media

Practices of teaching content: An innovative approach to assessment

Sponsored Content By<p><b>What if teacher licensure were more like passing a driver’s test?</b><p>Many of us recall the anticipation and excitement of taking and …

What do adult students want from college?

The demographics of higher learning are changing, but traditional colleges have been slow to adapt. An adult learner-focused ranking hopes to help …

College & University

The Big Opportunity in Data Analytics

Sponsored Content By<p>If knowledge is power, as Francis Bacon suggested, its supporting partner would undoubtedly be information. The kind of …

Courseware - Products

The content can be adjusted in relation to a learner's knowledge<p>Educators and course designers can alter learning or assessment content<p>Learners can …

Higher Education

EdSurge Independent

Smithsonian Launches Learning Lab to Create, Share Resource Collections

Learning Resources<p>The Learning Lab offers tools for creativity, personalization and publishing, and will eventually evolve with user input.<p>The …

Coursera President Daphne Koller: Your old college diploma isn’t good enough for the 21st century economy

“The things you learned in college 15 years ago are no longer the skills that you need for your next job.”<p>A college degree, per the old conventional wisdom, was your ticket to a career of better work and higher pay.<p>That may still be true, but the digital economy demands ever more, Coursera …

Higher Education

Adaptive Learning Holds Promise for the Future of Higher Education

Sponsor Content produced by<p>As an educational model, differentiated instruction has been around since the time of Socrates. As a method of providing a …

Colorado State, Meet Cognii: Artificial Intelligence in Education

Psychology students at Colorado State University will be getting a technological boost next semester, thanks to a new partnership between the Fort …

The Missing Piece in the Debate Over College Costs

It doesn’t matter what the price tag is when the value is good.<p>Hundreds of colleges are offering programs that simply aren’t worth the expense. And while it’s difficult for families to figure out which schools are a good deal, a new report from Third Way suggests the reality is: depressingly …

Higher Education

The Secret Of Effective Learning May Be Less Study Not More

Educators are always on the look-out for ways to make their teaching more effective, and it seems the secret to effective learning may be less study not more.<p>Researchers have found evidence to support the theory that taking regular breaks helps embed learning, a finding that has implications not …

Pedagogy

Why I Was Wrong About Liberal-Arts Majors

By<p>David Kalt<p>David Kalt<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p><i>David Kalt is the founder of Reverb.com, a marketplace for musical instruments and gear, and the owner of the Chicago Music Exchange, a vintage guitar store in Chicago. He also co-founded and was the former CEO of online broker optionsXpress.</i><p>As …

Humanities
Higher Education

CUNY struggles, threatening public higher ed in NYC

Dive Brief:<p>Major cuts to the City University of New York have left schools with leaky roofs, inadequate facilities, crowded classrooms, depressed and …

30-institution partnership expands reach of Pearson's digital course materials

• More than 30 colleges have partnered with Pearson to get students more affordable digital learning materials, delivered on the first day of class.<br>• In …

College & University

Documentation

How it works<p>Odyssey.js is an open-source tool that allows you to combine maps, narratives, and other multimedia into a beautiful story. Creating new …

Web Development

2017 Internet Trends Report

View a PDF of the Report<p>Stay updated. Receive a digest of KPCB’s best blogs, videos, and podcasts.<p>Kleiner Perkins partners with the brightest …

Trends

The Quiet and Careful Revolution of OER

Sponsor Content produced by<p>It has the capacity to revolutionize the generally accepted model of higher education along with the entire way students …

Education Technology
Higher Education
Education Technology
George Mason

First Version of Software and Practices Under the TIER (Trust and Identity in Education and Research) Program Released

The Internet2 community has released the first version of software and practices under the TIER (Trust and Identity in Education and Research) …

Internet2 Universities Address Trust and Identity in New Release

Security<p>Internet2 released a new set of software programs and best practices for bolstering trust and identity in education and research (TIER) on …

More Than Tuition: How to Improve Cost of Attendance

In our series, we have written about how colleges’ cost of attendance (COA) does not accurately represent the yearly budgets of today’s students, and …

Surprise! Data science, technology among key higher ed growth areas

New research from Learning House aims to help colleges and universities think about the future of higher education. While many of the findings should …

Higher Education