Karnataka rolls out Learning Management System to digitise education in govt colleges- The New Indian Express

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BENGALURU: Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa on Monday unveiled the first of its kind Digital Education initiative for government college students — Learning Management System (LMS) Karnataka.

LMS Karnataka will be rolled out for five lakh students in 430 Government First Grade Colleges, 87 Government Polytechnics and 14 Government Engineering Colleges from the academic year 2020-21.

Deputy Chief Minister and Minister for Higher Education Dr Ashwathnarayan called it a revolutionary step in the teaching-learning process in higher education in the country. The open-source platform, developed with an investment of Rs 4 crore, would give the students access to self-learning and live-learning, he added.

The department of higher education has touted this as a means to bridge the digital divide between the urban and rural, private and  government institutes. The platform will provide e-content and support online assessment of government college students’ in the state.

The platform will

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Husson University partners with the Caleb Group and Harbor Management to provide Thanksgiving dinner to elderly and disabled

Nearly 100 meals being given to Bradford Commons and Kenduskeag Terrace residents

BANGOR — At Thanksgiving, most of us are thinking about eating large amounts of turkey, stuffing, cranberry sauce and pumpkin pie. It’s a holiday where Americans celebrate the bounties of the season.

“It’s not a time of year when we usually think about what it means to be an elderly or disabled person, on a fixed income, who lives alone and struggles to pay the bills,” said Bob Sedgwick, the director of dining services at Husson University. “For many of these individuals, food insecurity is a daily challenge. Here at Husson, our campus culture emphasizes the importance of character and humility. So, when the opportunity presented itself to make Thanksgiving better for some struggling members of our community, we jumped at the chance to be involved.” 

Starting at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 26, Husson’s Dining Services team

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Touro College and University System and YuJa Align to Consolidate Video Management and Lecture Capture Solutions Across 30 Campuses

SAN JOSE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Touro College and University System has engaged YuJa to consolidate video solutions across all campuses in support of the TouroOne initiative. Headquartered in New York State, the University System has campuses in Nevada, California, Illinois, and Connecticut, with additional branch campuses in Berlin, Jerusalem, and Moscow.

TouroOne is the outgrowth of Project Enterprise, a successful effort to unite Touro College and University Systems’ (TCUS) numerous campuses administratively, so they are operating as an integrated unit and in a consistent manner. TouroOne encompasses finance, student services, financial aid, human resources and related systems throughout the TCUS.

YuJa Enterprise Video Platform enables automated workflows, including hardware-based lecture capture, software-based recording, and media management solutions. The contract was awarded following a rigorous Request for Proposal (RFP) process defined by the University System’s detailed functional requirements for video storage and streaming, video recording, auto-captioning and transcription, live streaming capabilities,

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Walden University’s School of Management Earns Performance Excellence Award

MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Walden University is pleased to announce its School of Management has been awarded the Performance Excellence Network’s (PEN) Performance Excellence Award, which is based on the Baldrige Framework and is the culmination of a rigorous evaluation of an organization’s management and performance system.

“The School of Management’s mission is to educate students to think critically and create or apply knowledge of management for the benefit of society and individuals,” says Dr. Marilyn Powell, vice provost of Walden’s College of Management and Technology (CMT). “We apply those rigorous standards to ourselves at Walden, making a commitment to continually enhance our programs and the student learning experience.”

The School of Management received the award’s Advancement Level designation. The evaluation criteria for the award considers leadership, strategic planning, customer-related processes, measurement and knowledge management, workforce and operations, and it recognizes organizations that are systematically

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Antioch University Lowers Tuition for Its Online Graduate Management Programs

YELLOW SPRINGS, Ohio, Nov. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Antioch Universityannounced a close to 20% reduction in tuition costs for its online Graduate Management Programs. Beginning January 2021, tuition for new and current students in the online Master of Business Administration (MBA), MA in Nonprofit Management (MANM), and Master of Human Services Administration (MHSA) will be $550 per credit hour. The program requirements have also been reduced to 33-semester credits, making the management programs even more affordable without diminishing their quality or substance. Students can begin the programs at one of six entry points throughout the year.

“Access to affordable higher education is a social and racial justice imperative,” said Dr. Terry Ratcliff, Antioch University Provost for Distance and Extended Education. “Consequently, Antioch’s administration and management faculty want to remove barriers for those who may be held back in their educational pursuits by limited financial resources.”


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University of Ottawa Partners with Keypath Education to Offer a Master of Engineering Management for Professionals

Fully online program designed to mirror on-campus degree in content and quality

OTTAWA, ON, Nov. 12, 2020 /CNW/ – The University of Ottawa announced today it will offer an online Master of Engineering Management program to support working professionals. The program will educate leaders by combining high-quality course content with the convenience of tech-enabled online learning, in partnership with Keypath Education Canada.

“The University of Ottawa has developed a bold vision to navigate a rapidly evolving world over the next ten years called Transformation 2030,” said Jill Scott, Provost and Vice-President of Academic Affairs at the University of Ottawa. “Our partnership with Keypath in delivering the online Master of Engineering Management program will help us take crucial steps forward in realizing our vision of becoming a more digital and connected university. Together, we will enhance the student learning experience so our graduates may thrive in the

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Regent Education announces Regent 5.3, the latest version of its Financial Aid Management Suite

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FREDERICK, Md., Nov. 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Regent Education today announced Regent 5.3, a major release that includes 2021-2022 regulatory updates to Regent Award and Regent Review, the flagship solutions of its automated financial aid management suite. Simultaneously, Regent enhanced Regent Plan, an offering that empowers higher education institutions to help students borrow responsibly and minimize debt.

2021-2022 Regulatory Updates

The 2021-2022 regulatory updates include the required updates to Regent Award and Regent Review as appropriate in support of 2021-2022 ISIR processing. Among the features updated were:

  • The Estimated Family Contribution formula for the 2021-2022 Federal Award Year;
  • ISIR Details display and Verification/Corrections Wizard now support the 2021-2022 Federal Award Year, as does the ISIR Comparison Tool;
  • SAR Comment Code text definitions now align with the U.S. Department
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6 Tips to Tame Your Email and Maximize Your Time Management

Don’t fall into these common time-wasting traps.

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When you’re a serious professional, you are often able to make connections and acquire more resources. In fact, growth naturally depends on that. What you can’t do is magically tack more minutes onto the day. Time is a limited resource and by far your most important asset, so you can’t waste it. To make every second count, make sure you avoid these common time-wasting traps.

1. Using your inbox as your to-do list

So often, people look at their email first thing in the morning, read all their messages and let what’s in their inbox set their agenda for the day. And then what happens? Your real priorities get sidetracked and you don’t accomplish what

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Global Supply Chain Management Solutions Industry

Global Supply Chain Management Solutions Market to Reach $29. 1 Billion by 2027. Amid the COVID-19 crisis, the global market for Supply Chain Management Solutions estimated at US$15. 1 Billion in the year 2020, is projected to reach a revised size of US$29.

New York, Nov. 04, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — announces the release of the report “Global Supply Chain Management Solutions Industry” –
1 Billion by 2027, growing at a CAGR of 9.8% over the analysis period 2020-2027. Food & Beverages, one of the segments analyzed in the report, is projected to record a 9.4% CAGR and reach US$9.4 Billion by the end of the analysis period. After an early analysis of the business implications of the pandemic and its induced economic crisis, growth in the Automotive segment is readjusted to a revised 11% CAGR for the next 7-year period.

The U.S. Market is Estimated at $4.5

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Global Technology Spending on Revenue Cycle Management Industry

Global Technology Spending on Revenue Cycle Management Market to Reach $52. 5 Billion by 2027. Amid the COVID-19 crisis, the global market for Technology Spending on Revenue Cycle Management estimated at US$36.

New York, Nov. 04, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — announces the release of the report “Global Technology Spending on Revenue Cycle Management Industry” –
1 Billion in the year 2020, is projected to reach a revised size of US$52.5 Billion by 2027, growing at aCAGR of 5.5% over the period 2020-2027. Integrated, one of the segments analyzed in the report, is projected to record 5.8% CAGR and reach US$40.4 Billion by the end of the analysis period. After an early analysis of the business implications of the pandemic and its induced economic crisis, growth in the Standalone segment is readjusted to a revised 4.6% CAGR for the next 7-year period.

The U.S. Market is Estimated at $10.7

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