JRD's higher education future
738 views | +0 today
Follow
 
Scooped by Johnnie Driessner
onto JRD's higher education future
Scoop.it!

Harkin hearings to explore higher education costs - Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

Harkin hearings to explore higher education costs - Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier | JRD's higher education future | Scoop.it
Harkin hearings to explore higher education costs Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier Although the United States has had a world-class higher education system, “increasingly students and families are questioning whether it is working well for them,...
more...
No comment yet.
JRD's higher education future
Topics of interest to the future of American higher education.
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by Johnnie Driessner
Scoop.it!

A Bold Vision for Supporting Innovation in Higher Education - College Futures Foundation

A Bold Vision for Supporting Innovation in Higher Education - College Futures Foundation | JRD's higher education future | Scoop.it
When Governor Jerry Brown earmarked $50 million of his state’s 2014 budget for the Awards for Innovation in Higher Education, it was a bold move, one that hadn’t been tried before.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Johnnie Driessner
Scoop.it!

The University Class of 2020: An Agile Mindset Imperative

The University Class of 2020: An Agile Mindset Imperative | JRD's higher education future | Scoop.it
This article is a map for the changing world of work. If we are not already learning agile, we must evolve. #FOW https://t.co/YycQvVwkbe
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Johnnie Driessner
Scoop.it!

Ted Mitchell Wants Equity to Drive Higher-Ed Innovation

Ted Mitchell Wants Equity to Drive Higher-Ed Innovation | JRD's higher education future | Scoop.it
Interested in hearing our full interview with Mitchell?

Check it out on the EdSurge podcast.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Johnnie Driessner
Scoop.it!

Credentials Reform: How Technology and the Changing Needs of the Workforce Will Create the Higher Education System of the Future

Credentials Reform: How Technology and the Changing Needs of the Workforce Will Create the Higher Education System of the Future | JRD's higher education future | Scoop.it
The shift in postsecondary credentialing and the needs of the 21st-century workforce will revolutionize higher education. Colleges and universities have vast potential to be positive agents of this change.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Johnnie Driessner
Scoop.it!

Graduate Employment figures on the increase

Graduate Employment figures on the increase | JRD's higher education future | Scoop.it
The percentage of honours graduates in employment has risen to its highest level in decades, according to a report published by th
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Johnnie Driessner from Edtech and assessment
Scoop.it!

MIT releases Online Education Policy Initiative report

MIT releases Online Education Policy Initiative report | JRD's higher education future | Scoop.it
A new MIT report on online education policy analyzes the current state of higher education and consider how advances in learning science and online technology might shape its future.

Via Christelle Bozelle, Julie Tardy
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Johnnie Driessner
Scoop.it!

5 Predictions for Higher Education Technologies in 2016

5 Predictions for Higher Education Technologies in 2016 | JRD's higher education future | Scoop.it
It's an exciting time for future-minded higher education pros. In 2016, finding innovative ways to improve the industry will become more vital than ever.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Johnnie Driessner
Scoop.it!

The future of ed tech is here, it’s just not evenly distributed — Futures Exchange

The future of ed tech is here, it's just not evenly distributed - Futures Exchange - Medium
Using design fiction to cut through the relentless TEDTalk-like optimism of ed tech marketing
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Johnnie Driessner
Scoop.it!

The Danger of Telling Poor Kids That College Is the Key to Social Mobility

The Danger of Telling Poor Kids That College Is the Key to Social Mobility | JRD's higher education future | Scoop.it
Higher education should be promoted to all students as an opportunity to experience an intellectual awakening, not just increase their earning power.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Johnnie Driessner
Scoop.it!

elearnspace › White House: Innovation in Higher Education

From eLearnSpace: White House: Innovation in Higher Education https://t.co/B4oeR0LnHs https://t.co/gIsFOJUlr6
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Johnnie Driessner
Scoop.it!

Donors creating new higher-education pathways

Donors creating new higher-education pathways | JRD's higher education future | Scoop.it
For years, the Legislature has deeply cut funding to Washington’s superb public universities, resulting in skyrocketing tuition for students.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Johnnie Driessner
Scoop.it!

Employability: metrics and definitions - Wonkhe

Employability: metrics and definitions - Wonkhe | JRD's higher education future | Scoop.it
Responding to Johnny Rich's piece before Christmas which argued that the coming TEF should measure employability rather than employment outcomes, Doug Cole of the Higher Education Academy argues the risks of this approach becoming the prevailing...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Johnnie Driessner
Scoop.it!

Students say digital presence is key to enrollment decisions - eCampus News

Students say digital presence is key to enrollment decisions - eCampus News | JRD's higher education future | Scoop.it
Digital presence via campus websites and social media can all majorly impact college decisions this year, say students.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Johnnie Driessner
Scoop.it!

Is higher education the answer to reducing income inequality? - Equitable Growth

Higher levels of college education, once thought of as the best tool to reduce inequality, may no longer live up to the hype
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Johnnie Driessner
Scoop.it!

One Size Does Not Fit All: The Bold Future of Higher Education

One Size Does Not Fit All: The Bold Future of Higher Education | JRD's higher education future | Scoop.it
Will 2015 be the year we say goodbye to costly burdensome textbooks for good? Technology is playing a major role in the changing face of higher education.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Johnnie Driessner
Scoop.it!

The Value of a Diverse Curriculum

The Value of a Diverse Curriculum | JRD's higher education future | Scoop.it
This has been a difficult year, probably the most challenging I've had in my 23 year career at Western Illinois University. In light of a politically
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Johnnie Driessner
Scoop.it!

No More Business as Usual: Evidence that For-Profit Schools are Gearing up for Change - Eduventures

No More Business as Usual: Evidence that For-Profit Schools are Gearing up for Change - Eduventures | JRD's higher education future | Scoop.it
For some for-profit schools, 2016 has gotten off to a rocky start. Twelve states have called for a ban on the Accrediting Council for Independent
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Johnnie Driessner
Scoop.it!

6 Things Employers Look for in New Business Graduates

6 Things Employers Look for in New Business Graduates | JRD's higher education future | Scoop.it
“In the Business world, everyone is paid in two coins: cash and experience.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Johnnie Driessner
Scoop.it!

The Chief Online Learning Officer: Competencies, Roles, and Trajectories | UNBOUND

With the sustained prominence of online education, the need for a Chief Online Learning Officer (COLO) as part of an institution’s senior leadership team became
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Johnnie Driessner
Scoop.it!

Task force releases recommendations for improving diversity, inclusion at KU

Task force releases recommendations for improving diversity, inclusion at KU | JRD's higher education future | Scoop.it
A work group tasked with suggesting ways to improve diversity and inclusion at Kansas University has released its report, including more than 30 suggestions for change at KU.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Johnnie Driessner
Scoop.it!

As college prices soar, poorest students fall further behind

As college prices soar, poorest students fall further behind | JRD's higher education future | Scoop.it
Education News - The college attainment gap between higher and lower income families is huge and growing.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Johnnie Driessner
Scoop.it!

Conference anticipates digital higher education future

Conference anticipates digital higher education future | JRD's higher education future | Scoop.it
e-Learning offers a great opportunity for universities to adapt courses efficiently to the requirements of different categories of students, participants were told at a national conference on digi ...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Johnnie Driessner
Scoop.it!

Many Future Jobs Will Not Require a Bachelor’s Degree—Where Does that Leave Higher Education?

Many Future Jobs Will Not Require a Bachelor’s Degree—Where Does that Leave Higher Education? | JRD's higher education future | Scoop.it
The headline on the front page of the business section in the Boston Globe on Monday, November 9, 2015 said, “State facing lack of labor, Job-training system falling short, study says.” This must have instantly caught the attention of the local...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Johnnie Driessner
Scoop.it!

Higher education’s future isn’t so grim; Moody’s upgrades its outlook to ‘stable’

Higher education’s future isn’t so grim; Moody’s upgrades its outlook to ‘stable’ | JRD's higher education future | Scoop.it
Moody's outlook for higher education has been upgraded from negative to stable.
more...
No comment yet.