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Higher Education

Media & Learning Conference

Leuven (NL), May 2018 - With just under one month to go, the organizers of Media & Learning Conference, 14-15 June 2018 in Leuven, the Netherlands, are putting the final touches on the agenda and looking forward to welcoming the many people from 21 countries who have already registered for the video in higher education conference.

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Higher Education

UK Universities Respond to the GDPR Challenge

GDPR for higher educationLondon (UK), May 2018 - GDPR is the biggest change in data protection legislation for twenty years, coming into effect on 25 May 2018. Despite this, analyst firm Gartner showed that around half of those affected by the legislation - whether in the EU or outside - will not be in full compliance when the regulations take effect. Schools, colleges, and universities across the UK have responded to the GDPR challenge by designing their own sector-specific GDPR for Higher Education training course.

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Strategies

The More Diverse Potential Student Market

Dr Kay LipsonMelbourne (AU), November 2017 – Dr Kay Lipson is currently the Executive Director at Growth Initiatives for Online Education Services (OES).  Founded in 2010, OES is a public-private partnership with SEEK, who have matched over 150,000 students with their ideal course, and Swinburne University of Technology, a pioneer in online education with over 20 years’ experience. In Session IMP 33, 07 December from 16.15 to 17.30, she will debate the question of "Higher Education Strategy: Putting Learners First?"

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Collaborative Learning

"The Future is Jazz"

Martin BregnhøiCopenhagen (DK), November 2017 - Can uncertainty become a driving force for creativity? How can we use digital media to cultivate and teach curiosity? In Session EMP35, 07 December from 16.30 to 17.30, Martin Bregnhøi from KEA MMD, Denmark, will discuss Pippi Longstocking’s phrase, "I’ve never tried this, so I expect I can do it!" or "Can we teach curiosity"?

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Corporate Learning

Experts to Convene at MERIT Summit 2018

Paris (F), June 2017 - MERIT Summit has announced its second annual event. HR and executive education directors will convene to discuss transformational corporate learning in Lisbon, 17-18 January 2018.

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Access for Millions

Purdue to Acquire Kaplan University

Mitch Daniels, Perdue UniversityWest Lafayette, IN (USA), May 2017 - Purdue University has announced the creation of a new public university that will further expand access to higher education. The initiative is meant to address two striking new realities: the need for postsecondary education for working adults and others unsuited for traditional campus study and the explosive growth of online technologies as a means of delivering education to students of all types.

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Investment Secured

$21 Million for Secure Testing in Higher Education

Natick, MA (USA), March 2017 - Examity, a worldwide provider in proctoring and identity verification for online tests, has announced that it has secured a $21 million investment from University Ventures, an investment firm that backs entrepreneurs and institutions reimagining the future of higher education, and Inherent Group, an impact investment firm that supports companies addressing societal challenges. Examity will use the funds to expand its industry-leading online proctoring platform, which makes testing more efficient, secure, and convenient for higher-education institutions and other organizations.

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Video in Higher Education

Media & Learning Symposium 2017

Brussels (BE), February 2017 - The Media & Learning 2017 Video in Higher Education Symposium will take place 6-7 April in Brussels. This highly interactive symposium, running alongside the conference of the same name, is aimed at professionals involved in the use of video to support learning in higher education and will feature inspiring talks, demos, best-practice showcases, and hands-on sessions. The event is all about highlighting the latest pedagogical and technical developments in the field.

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For Universities and Colleges

New Consumer Protection in Higher Education Course

London (UK), February 2017 - A new online course has been released as a response to the need for universities to better serve their students, or face penalties such as students having their course fees fully refunded.

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Multimediakontor Hamburg

Trendthemen des Horizon Reports 2017

Hamburg, Dezember 2016 - Das Multimediakontor Hamburg macht sich seit Jahren um die deutsche Übersetzung des jährlichen Horizon Reports verdient. Ein Expertenbeirat hat die Themen für die Hochschulausgabe 2017 des NMC Horizon Report im November diesen Jahres ausgewählt. Das Team des NMC (New Media Consortium) wird den Report in den kommenden Wochen schreiben und im Februar auf dem Annual Meeting der EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative (ELI) vorstellen. Die Trends wurden jetzt schon benannt.

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