Written by: Yao Shi and Judith Gebauer Published by: AMCIS 2021 TREOS - AIS Library MBA News Digest Comment: None. Extracted Content: Master of Business Administration (MBA) education has evolved for more than one hundred years since the first MBA program was established at Harvard University in 1908. Today, there are more than one hundred MBA programs offered by different universities in the … [Read more...] about A Co-Plot Study of IS/IT Concentrations in Top-Ranked MBA Programs in the U.S.
Written by: Sharon Shinn Published by: AACSB Insights MBA News Digest Comment: None. Extracted Content: Are holographic professors the next great classroom innovation? As the pandemic made clear, remote learning is likely to be an essential component of education for the foreseeable future. But what’s the best way to deliver a natural, engaging program online? Two schools have experimented … [Read more...] about Virtual Sage on a Virtual Stage
Written by: Goldie Blumenstyk Published by: The Chronicle of Higher Education MBA News Digest Comment: None. Extracted Content: The announcement on Tuesday that 2U will buy the assets of the nonprofit MOOC company edX for $800 million is shaking up the world of online higher ed. It also means I’ll riff on that news for you this week instead of giving you an annotated reading list, per The … [Read more...] about What This Week’s $800-Million Deal Means for the Future of Online Education
Written by: Melissa Korn Published by: The Wall Street Journal MBA News Digest Comment: None. Extracted Content: Education-technology company 2U Inc., which runs graduate programs for dozens of top universities, is buying web-based course provider edX, a nonprofit founded by Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, for $800 million. The deal combines two major … [Read more...] about Harvard, MIT Part of $800 Million Deal to Push Access to Online Education
Written by: Nicole Nguyen Published by: The Wall Street Journal MBA News Digest Comment: None. Extracted Content: Now that Covid-19 restrictions are easing for vaccinated tourists in Europe and elsewhere, you might have your sights set on some international summer travel. But it won’t be business as usual. Depending on where you’re going, expect wildly fluctuating prices, new testing and … [Read more...] about The Apps and Websites You Need for International Travel During Covid and the Reopening
Written by: Nora-Ide McAuliffe Published by: The Irish Times MBA News Digest Comment: None. Extracted Content: Deserted campuses, lectures from the living room and uncertainty around when normal college life will return are just some of the ways Covid-19 has affected third-level institutions. Despite what was an unprecedented challenge, particularly last March when the move to virtual teaching … [Read more...] about How online learning impacted MBA and postgrad programmes