Legislation, Blackboard and CIOs: This week's most read education news
This week, Education Dive examined upcoming policy measures that could impact education in 2014 and paid a visit to Blackboard's D.C. offices for the lowdown on how their user experience team is taking a direct approach to addressing educators' concerns. Meanwhile, two senators introduced a bill to improve college affordability and a Colorado university suspended a professor who was engaging in silent protest over campus diversity during class.
Be sure to check out our conversation with University of New Hampshire CIO Joanna Young and more in this week's most-read Education Dive posts!
- 6 ways government could impact education in 2014: State and federal lawmakers stand to make big changes to K-12 and higher education over the next year.
- Behind the scenes at Blackboard: How educator feedback matters more than ever: The company's user experience team brings a focus on direct feedback from instructors and students to the table.
- UNH CIO: The 'Internet of Things' will drive tech changes in higher ed: Colleges must adapt to and engage with the increasing number of Internet-enabled things to stay ahead, says UNH CIO Joanna Young.
- Senators to introduce college affordability bill : The pair are still paying off their college loans.
- University suspends professor who didn't speak in class: The instructor says it was a silent protest; the school says the instructor made threats.
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