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Princeton Establishes Online Prosody Archive for Study of Poetry

Princeton University has created the Princeton Prosody Archive, a full-text searchable database of more than 10,000 digitized records on the teaching of poetry between 1750 and 1923.

University of San Diego Launches Platform for Location-Based, Social Learning

Students and professors at the University of San Diego have a new way to share photographs, videos, interactive conversations and comments in real time.

The 6 Major Barriers Standing in the Way of Educational Change

The 6 Major Barriers Standing in the Way of Educational Change

As administrators shift priorities away from the mission of education, the role of faculty-as-teacher is diminishing, and the consequences for the profession look to be getting rapidly more severe.

Collegis Ed Debuts Free Enrollment Trends Tool

Collegis Education has launched a free interactive tool designed to help administrators understand trends in enrollments.



George Washington U Aims To Improve Enrollment with Distance Ed

The D.C. university has added more than 1,000 online students to graduate programs in the last five years.

Legislators Want Computer Science To Count for Language Requirement

A bill being pushed in the state of Washington would allow two years of computer science to count as two years of world languages for the purpose of admission into college in the state.

U Arizona Expands to Coursera from Udemy with Astronomy Course

A professor with a popular Udemy-hosted MOOC is trying out his astronomy course on Coursera next, with the hope of increasing completion rates. It'll be the first massive open online course offering on that platform from the University of Arizona.

Notre Dame Repository To Preserve Research Big Data

The University of Notre Dame in Indiana has opened up a major research repository and portal to allow its community to preserve the digital assets and data from research for "decades."

Iowa Schools Team Up To Build Bridge Supporting Digital Liberal Arts

A small private college and a major research university, both in Iowa, have received a four-year, $1.6 million grant to explore digital liberal arts.

Deal with Carnegie Mellon Pits Uber Against Google

A new advanced technology center in Pittsburgh will bind Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) researchers to Uber in development of driverless vehicles and other projects.