LinkedIn Learning Debuts Over 9,000 Online Courses

Popular career-focused social media site LinkedIn has released LinkedIn Learning, an online learning website devoted to teaching people new career skills and helping businesses train their employees. LinkedIn Learning, which launched on September 23, has more than 9,000 courses in subjects like programming skills, writing, and accounting. An average of 25 courses are expected to […]

Too Few Higher Ed Employees Engaged With Work

A new report by Cornerstone OnDemand and Ellucian in partnership with the Human Capital Media Research and Advisory Group takes a closer look into the importance of keeping higher education employees engaged in their work, focusing on how to reverse the current trend that suggests an increasing number of professionals are feeling disengaged. The report, “Empowering […]

Journalism Classes Appear to Increase Civic Engagement

A new study suggests that students who enroll in a journalism class may be more likely to vote. Published by two University of Kansas professors, the study, “Civic implications of secondary school journalism: Associations with voting propensity and community volunteering,” found that students who participate in journalism classes in high school were more likely to choose […]

Remedial Education Too Common and Costly, Report Says

A recently released report from the Center for American Progress has examined the remedial education system currently in place in the United States, calling it a “black hole” from which students are unlikely to pull themselves out of. The report, “Remedial Education: The Cost of Catching Up,” states that millions of students enroll in college each […]

Zubi Flyer Toy Looks to Enhance STEM Curriculum

A Kickstarter has been started for a flying toy that is designed to teach children how to code by being hackable. The toy is called the Zubi Flyer and was designed by Kyle Muir and Kristy Sevy. Sevy, Chief Executive Officer and co-founder of Fuze Interactive, came up with the idea for the toy when […]

Digital Access Codes Contribute to High Textbook Prices

Digital study tools may be convenient, but they can prove to be a significant added cost for university students. Often, the tools are needed to complete homework tasks but require a single-use access code that cannot be purchased at a discount like used textbooks can. Information on this expensive trend comes from the Student Public […]