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Higher Ed Analytics Market Is Growing in Complexity

A new report from Eduventures breaks downthe more than two dozen offerings it has identified in the current analytics marketplace.

Career-Services Platform Under Scrutiny for Privacy Concerns

A career-services platform that was founded by three engineering students at Michigan Technical University and is being used by more than 160 colleges to run their career centers is under scrutiny for making some students’ grades visible to employers without permission, Inside Higher Ed reported.

New Mexico Has Most Affordable College Credits, Vermont Most Expensive

New Mexico comes up on top as the state where college credits are the cheapest in the country. There, students in a two-year or four-year public institution pay on average $113 per credit. No. 2 is California, where the price is $120 per credit. And Wyoming is No. 3 at $122 per credit.

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, HEC Paris Launch Master’s Degrees on Coursera

The two institutions have teamed up with online learning company Coursera to launch online master’s degree programs in accounting and entrepreneurship.



House Votes to Repeal Online Privacy Regulations Issued by Obama Administration

The House of Representatives voted Tuesday to block online privacy regulations issued during the final months of the Obama administration, a first step toward allowing internet providers such as Comcast, AT&T and Verizon to sell the browsing habits of their customers.

UMUC to Offer Free Online Coding Program for Students and Grads

University of Maryland University College students and graduates can sharpen their coding skills at no cost thanks to a new partnership with technology talent development company Revature.

Internet of Things, Social Media Becoming Part of E-Discovery Landscape

The days when e-discovery consisted of handing over copies of e-mails to address Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests, compliance regulations or other legal obligations are over.

Indiana U Selects Splunk to Deliver Operational Intelligence Across IT and Security Departments

Indiana University recently implemented the Splunk Enterprise and Splunk Enterprise Security solutions to centralize and monitor its IT and security infrastructure across its network of eight connected campuses.

Dell Expands Thin Client Lineup With Quad-Core Wyse 3040 Model

Dell has added a new model to its entry-level thin client series that enables light multi-tasking in a highly secure, easy to manage and space-efficient design.

Excelsior College to Expand Online Writing Lab

Thanks to a two-year, $300,000 grant from The Kresge Foundation, Excelsior College is expanding the reach of its Online Writing Lab, a publicly available interactive website designed to help students improve their writing skills.

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