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Saturday, February 13, 2016

Higher ed is bringing innovation in 2016 by Laura Devaney, Director of News, K-12 and Higher Education.

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"In this week's news, top higher-ed issues for the presidential candidates; a report evaluates LMS platforms; where an industry expert thinks higher education will go in 2016; and a grant helps community colleges share their success." notes

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.

Photo: eCampus News

In this week’s news:

Industry perspective: What to expect in higher ed-tech this year
2016 will be an incredible year for advancements in technology and we will see considerable implications and opportunities in education, from more personalized and meaningful learning to an evolving shift in learning environments.
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5 higher-ed issues that should dominate presidential debates
Many say the presidential candidates’ debates and discussions lack a focus on higher education—here are the issues the candidates should research.


New grant helps community colleges share their best ideas
Washington’s community colleges have won a $500,000 grant to create a center for faculty and staff, making it easier for them to share ideas about how to better educate students at the 34 community and technical colleges around the state.


These 7 LMS platforms are worth a look
A new report from Eduventures analyzes learning management systems (LMS) and provides a “best fit” analysis based on higher education institutions’ requirements and operating environment. 

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Source: eCampus News