Your weekly roundup of trending new stories in higher education, K-12, and corporate learning.
In many parts of the world, it’s around that time again – the beginning of a new school year. This week, it’s all about the students. Check out what the top 200 universities are worldwide, how to find the best college for you, and a free online textbook library that will help you save your hard-earned money.
1,000+ Open Textbooks and Learning Resources for All Subjects
Back to school often means putting a dent in your wallet, and sometimes on textbooks alone. Luckily, SmartStudy has compiled an extensive list of open source textbooks and educational resources for students to use. Check out this free online textbook library that contains hundreds of links to open textbooks and online courses from different websites – and they’ve even sorted them by subject for you.Read article
Students Value College, But Not for The Reasons You’d Think
What do students care about when it comes to their college experience? Getting a bigger paycheck when it’s all said and done? The school’s reputation? Apparently not so much. Check out the article to learn more.Read article
How Employee Engagement Can Be Redefined with Digital Tech
According to a recent Forrester report, employee engagement is a top priority in corporate learning, now more than ever. While digital technologies have transformed this area, corporations should still be aware of certain pitfalls that tech can bring.Read article
The Key to Finding the Best College for You
Did you know there are more than 1,500 four-year colleges in the US? Needless to say, when the time comes to decide on the right school, the task can be a little daunting. Check out this article to learn what students need to do, what online resources to use, and how to create personalized college rankings.Read article
Top 200 Universities in The World 2016: The Global Trends
Earlier this week, the QS World University Rankings were released and you might be surprised by the results. Find out which university dropped in the rankings, which ones are at the top, and the potential effects Brexit may have had.Read article