…California’s community college system has found a solution to this problem. The state, via CCC TechConnect, has partnered with a technology provider called CirQlive to make audio and video conferences through its conferencing platform fully integrated into the LMS the college is using…Read full article here.
…“We’ve known for some time that colleges strongly consider community service in admissions decisions,” Michele Pitman, the Founder & CEO, intelliVOL, maker of x2VOL, said. “We’ve just never really known how much of an influence it is – and so this is great news for students who now have the ability to demonstrate who they are outside of the classroom,” she said….Read full article here.
…In February this year, Turnitin announced plans to crack down on contract cheating. Its proposed solution, authorship investigation, hopes to automate a process familiar to any human marker: detecting major shifts in individual students’ writing style that may point to help from a third party…Read full article here.
…We also use a service management platform from TeamDynamix (TDX) that makes it easier for people from multiple campus departments to communicate with each other and track the status of projects, so that everyone is on the same page…Read full article here.
…These three issues — application, language and transparency — are keys to moving the growing marketplace of school choice into one of genuine school opportunity. But opportunity and choice remain separate ideas and accomplishments, and about that we must remain clear….Read full article here.