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Analytics - The New Buzzword in IT Education

IBM famously gave up their market niche in PCs some years ago when they stopped manufacturing them altogether. Instead they have developed one of the world's largest business consulting organizations, which today tackles all sorts of challenges for businesses trying to transition into the information age. They develop data management systems for all… | Read More

Journalism Degree Still a Viable Option

These past several years we have watched the slow fade of a once-eminent industry: the newspaper and periodical publishing industries. Newspapers have closed, magazines have shut down; we are observing the slow death of the "dead tree media" as we have known it.
That does not mean the field of journalism is dead.… | Read More

Health Informatics Degrees a Multidisciplinary Effort

The University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee recently placed ads seeking candidates for a tenure-track professor's position in Health Informatics. The description of the entire academic program illustrates the combination of traditional academic disciplines that contribute to this relatively recent addition to the degree options in the medical field.
"The Program is multidisciplinary involving not… | Read More

A Little Site Music

I'll have to admit to more than a little skepticism when I heard about online courses in music. It seemed to me like the radio station in California I listened to years ago that picked up the broadcast rights for a short-lived professional tennis league. You could hear the constant "poing" of the… | Read More

Research Says Most College Students will Take Classes Online by 2014

Research firm Ambient Insight has conducted an in-depth analysis of the online education market and come up with some predictions based on current trends. According to an article in Campus Technology some 1.25 million students in higher education programs take all of their classes online, while another 10.65 million take some of their classes… | Read More

What You Learn Matters More Than Where You Learn It

In an article posted on TechCrunch, an entrepreneur-turned-academic writes about his research into the relationship between successful entrepreneurship and the education of the business founders. What found in his profiles of successful business leaders might surprise you. Author Vivek Wadhwa is a research associate at Harvard and chairs a research division at Duke.Read More

Online Ed Students Outpace Classroom Students in Career Exam

Lamar University in Beaumont, Texas is one of the state's public institutions of higher learning. The school has been a leader in developing online degree options for its students, who can opt for a blended degree program in many academic areas and pursue several undergraduate degrees through a complete distance learning program. There… | Read More

Scholarship Program for Needed Healthcare Professionals

Job Recruiting corporation HEALTHeCAREERS has announced a continuation of its scholarship program for students engaged in healthcare education programs. Each year they award a number of $1,500 scholarships to students who are enrolled in school and need assistance to make it to the finish line. The next round of scholarships will be awarded… | Read More

Center for Digital Education Announces Top Ten Tech-Savvy Community Colleges

Smart colleges at every level are in a hurry to keep up with the latest educational technology advances, and smart education publications are in a hurry to praise those colleges for their efforts. This week, the focus is on community colleges. The votes are in, and the Center for Digital Education and technocentric education magazine… | Read More

Schools Reaching Out Online for Continuing Education

As the traditional colleges and public universities become more comfortable with distance learning, we're starting to see some innovative programs being developed. We are also seeing established schools going after the continuing education market, something that not so long ago was a sidelight carried through college extension programs.
At Texas state school Lamar… | Read More

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