For-profits, Google's LMS, and student habits: The week's most read education news
This week, Education Dive took a closer look at reasons why many for-profit higher ed companies aren't likely to follow in Corithian Colleges' footsteps. Meanwhile, Google launched the full version of its Classroom LMS, and MIT doctoral candidate Juho Kim's research on building a better MOOC platform was detailed by Forbes. We also heard from Autodesk's senior director of worldwide education, Tom Joseph, on why STEM learning alone might not be enough to prepare students for tomorrow's workforce.
Be sure to check out our infographic feature on students' textbook, tech, and social media habits and more in this week's most-read Education Dive posts!
- 4 reasons other for-profits might not follow in Corinthian's footsteps: Predictions of companies like ITT and Apollo biting the dust may be exaggerated.
- Google launches full 'Classroom' LMS: Apps for Education schools and institutions can now access the platform for free.
- Textbooks, tech, and social media: What do students prefer? [Infographic]: Recent reports from CampusBooks.com and Uversity detail the ever-changing demands of today's students.
- MIT researcher building 'YouTube for MOOCs': Juho Kim studied more than 6.9 million MOOC video sessions to help create a new and improved viewing platform.
- Is STEM enough to prepare students for tomorrow's workforce?: Autodesk's senior director of worldwide education, Tom Joseph, says additional skills are needed on top of science, tech, engineering, and math knowledge.
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