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5 Bold Predictions For The Future Of Higher Education

5 Bold Predictions For The Future Of Higher Education | Information Literacy | Scoop.it

Everything from the emergence of MOOCs to new learning styles and mounting financial and sustainability pressures are impacting the education landscape. Every day higher education leaders are developing new strategies to leverage across these developing challenges and opportunities.

 

The common denominator amidst all this change: students. What should they learn? How can institutions best attract them? How do you best empower their learning? How do you keep them safe? What do they value? These aren’t new questions but the answers are shifting rapidly. The questions are also becoming more critical for our educational institutions given the National Center for Education Statistics report revealing in 2012, for the first time in three decades, demographics predicted a diminishing population for college age students in the United States.


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The Learning Factor's curator insight, April 23, 2014 7:33 PM

The future of higher education is a constantly moving target. What, where, and how will we learn?

rodrick rajive lal's curator insight, April 25, 2014 12:03 AM

Most of the innovations in the field of education are the result of cost-saving issues, and to some extent  issues related to flexibility and accessibility. The use of technology has made it possible to provide cost-effective learning modules for everyone. MOOCs. are an effective way for online learning especially as they are easily accessible and don't burn a hole in the pocket. Formal courses that require your presence in a classroom over a period of time will soon be things of the past.

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Beyond the limits of traditional learning

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Teaching and learning innovations could help resolve the challenges facing higher education, says Joseph Aoun (Teaching and learning innovations could help resolve the challenges facing higher education: http://t.co/uBNc0SspFg)...
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