Tags Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

Data USA offers new trove of statistics on more than 7,300 U.S. universities

by Corinne Lestch • 3 years ago

The free, open data platform compiles and synthesizes stats on enrollment, cost, demographic and other information to help students make better decisions.

Education secretary urges SXSW EDU audience to ‘rethink higher education’

by Wyatt Kash • 3 years ago

Betsy DeVos and a panel of entrepreneurs highlight need for more agile ways to meet students’ needs.

Campuses embrace cryptocurrency courses following value spike

by Ryan Johnston • 3 years ago

Classrooms across the globe have begun to include blockchain and bitcoin into their legal, business and engineering curricula.

Boston school bus project underscores the value of data analytics

by Richard W. Walker • 3 years ago

Designing cost-saving bus routes was possible through initiative with SAS, say officials from Boston Public Schools.

Colleges and universities see an uptick in denial-of-service attacks

by Richard W. Walker • 4 years ago

The good news: Higher education is not high on the list of targets by criminal actors.

MIT dean Christine Ortiz talks about her vision for new university

by Corinne Lestch • 5 years ago

Christine Ortiz sat down with EdScoop at SXSWedu to outline her goals for a new type of university.

Higher ed innovation dominates first day of SXSWedu

by Corinne Lestch • 5 years ago

Deans of universities who are focused on how technology and data can help student performance spoke Monday at the annual edtech conference.

Suits against Harvard, MIT spotlight flaws in closed captions

by Corinne Lestch • 6 years ago

The prestigious schools serve as examples of a widespread problem across industries and sectors that fail to caption their online content, advocates say.