Blackboard Collaborate Mobile App Released

The long-awaited Blackboard Collaborate Mobile App is now available for the iPad and iPhone platforms. I haven’t had a chance to take it on a test run, yet. If you want to put it through its paces, you can download the app from the iTunes App Store here: http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/blackboard-collaborate-mobile/id546742528?mt=8 What do you think? Let me know the pros and cons of […]

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Only a prelude: Pearson launches degree course in UK

Caught this from @audreywatters on Twitter. Pearson, the major international publisher and education firm, is to become a for-profit private higher education provider in the UK. The firm is opening Pearson College, teaching a degree course validated by existing London universities.The business and enterprise degree, taught in London and Manchester, will have about 40 places this year. The college says it will […]

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Great colleges to work for in 2012

Of the five Virginia colleges that made the Chronicle of Higher Education’s Great Colleges to Work for in 2012, three were community colleges. From a report on public radio station WVTF: In its fifth annual survey, the Chronicle of Higher Education talked with nearly 47,000 people at about 300 accredited institutions with an enrollment of at least 500.  About 20,000 […]

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