CIOs, Asia, and UTEP: The week's most read education news
This week, Education Dive took a look at higher ed CIOs' campus tech predictions for 2015. Additionally, Asia, which has the world's largest K-12 and higher ed enrollments, was identified by EdSurge as being poised to dominate the global ed tech market. Meanwhile, UNC continued cleaning house in its ongoing paper classes scandal, identifying four more employees connected to the controversy, and Kaplan paid a $1.3 million settlement in a whistleblower suit over San Antonio, TX, courses allegedly taught by unqualified instructors.
Be sure to check out our interview with UT-El Paso Vice Provost Michael Smith about the university's online learning partnership with Pearson and more in this week's most-read Education Dive posts!
- UTEP VP: Institutions should think strategically about online programming: We caught up with UT-El Paso Vice Provost Michael Smith to discuss the university's new online partnership with Pearson and what it means for the institution.
- Kaplan pays $1.3M to settle whistleblower suit: The for-profit educator will pay $1.3 million to settle a lawsuit alleging it used unqualified instructors to teach medical assistant classes in Texas.
- What do higher ed CIOs predict for campus tech in 2015?: Four CIOs shared their opinions on data security and the cloud, new classroom tech, and the trends and promising tech that could shake up campuses this year.
- UNC paper classes: 4 more employees connected to scandal revealed: Four Chapel Hill employees are resigning or being fired over their role in the scandal, and another six are facing discipline.
- Asia set to dominate ed tech: For a number of reasons, the continent is lining up to be the epicenter of the K-12 and higher education technology efforts of the future.
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