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Sunday, May 08, 2016

MOOCs, campus IT services on the rise | Laura Devaney, Director of News, K-12 and Higher Education.

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reports, "In this week's news, we examine the latest MOOC updates across the country. Plus, students are speaking up about what they want from campus IT services."

Catch up on the most compelling higher-ed news stories you may have missed this week. 
Each Friday, Laura Devaney will be bringing you a recap of some of the most interesting and thought-provoking news developments that occurred over the week. 
I can’t fit all of our news stories here, though, so feel free to visit and read up on other news you may have missed.


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IT: Why it’s critical to nurture the selfie in students
A new survey shows that students expect highly individualized campus services—and those schools that deliver can reap great rewards.

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Developing country MOOC users not like those in the U.S.
Unlike in the U.S., completion and certification rates are actually growing for developing country MOOC users.


CU system reaping the benefits of MOOCs
The University of Colorado is starting to see some revenue from the free, massive open online courses it offers to the world through the website Coursera.


Students say digital presence is key to enrollment decisions
According to a new report, student survey data reinforces that higher education institutions must place greater emphasis on their digital presence, engaging students with digital communications that are most in line with their preferences in order to boost enrollment.
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Additional resources
Catch up on the most compelling K-12 news stories you may have missed this week  
STEM priorities: Computer science, funding, and gamification  | eSchool News

Source: eCampus News

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