UPCEA in Review

Tuesday, 19 April 2016 by

Eric McGee, Vice President of Higher Education and Partnerships, joined Over 600 attendees for the 101st UPCEA Annual Conference in San Diego, CA. The conference was held in San Diego from April 7th to April 9th. The conference afforded Eric an opportunity to catch up with colleagues and friends that he has made over the

This month the Online Education Policy Initiative at MIT released a study done on how to further education in all aspects, with a focus on online education. The study has four focus zones: interdisciplinary collaboration, online educational technologies, learning engineers, and institutional/organizational change. The overarching message of the study is that while all fields are

Education technology has made access to higher education more accessible than just a few years ago. As a result, more working adults are finding that they can work towards completing their degrees through online classes taken through their local college. What isn’t often talked about is the frustrations that these adult students face when dealing

Towards Maturity, a non-profit organization focused on expanding the use of learning technologies at work, recently released a comprehensive report on how workers really feel about online learning in the workplace. These 2,000 workers qualified for the survey because they invested their own time and money in online learning for professional development. After reading the report,

Eduventures released a comprehensive report on Learning Management Systems this month, covering 20 LMS platforms. Approximately 900 institutions have been migrating or consolidating systems in the past 5 years, but most importantly, schools that were replacing an old LMS chose to switch to Blackboard products over 90% of the time. In the realm of entirely