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If universities do eventually experience a revolution, it will not be because of MOOCs.
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Two years, is by no standards, sufficient time to evaluate the effects of MOOCs in education. Give it some time.
One of the wonderful things about MOOCs is that they don’t force students to be in a particular location in order to ‘attend’ class.
As we engage on the campus in WASC accreditation activities, we are discussing the meaning of a CSUSM degree and creating institutional learning outcomes. It is clear we collectively agree our goal as an institution is to indeed impact students related to citizenship and other factors beyond standard report card measures.
So how are Millennials changing higher education, and what does the industry need to do to keep in touch with digitally-savvy students? Here are just a few solutions for bridging the divide between higher ed and Gen Y...
Though proposals to make higher education free have received a great deal of attention over the past year, the best response to the rising costs of higher education is fundamentally examining and reimagining the system to meet the needs of the modern economy.
Suddenly, MOOCs were no longer open nor low cost; they had become HCOCs—Higher Cost Online Courses (pronounced Hickocks).
With graduation season behind us, young people across the country are looking forward to the future. But unfortunately, if recent studies are to be believed, employers are not looking forward to their arrival.
Small to medium employers prefer to hire apprentices over university graduates as they look for 'hard' skills that will have a bigger impact on their business.
The dynamic global economy is fueling an ever-increasing demand for skills and talent.
The Starbucks program will not change the world on its own. Even if a quarter of all Starbucks employees take advantage of the program, it means about 30,000 to 40,000 people will benefit. That’s a start, but it’s a far cry from the nearly 14 million more degrees that Lumina Foundation has estimated will need to be produced nationally to meet future workforce needs.
By the end of the 20th Century, a number of American colleges and universities - often in close geographical proximity - began to look for ways to cooperate. Regional college-based consortia emerged in a number of places and took a variety of forms. New relationships emerged with institutional leaders looking to move beyond the lobbying provided by the national and state-based higher education associations.
Changement radical en vue...
The nation's top colleges are turning our kids into zombies. What we really need is to create a world where you don’t have to go to the Ivy League, or any private college, to get a first-rate education.
Bryn Mawr College announced Monday that it will no longer require standardized tests for admissions.
As more and more colleges across the country adopt a “test optional” philosophy, a recent report lists about 800 U.S. schools — including several in the Mountain State — that are de-emphasizing ACT and SAT scores when considering admission.
here’s more news about competency education. Please notice we are starting to cover higher education a bit more
Industry News Internships.com, an internships marketplace, and General Assembly, an educational institution devoted to technology, business and design, released new survey results today on recent graduates entering the workforce and...
Innovation in higher education teaching and learning is widely seen as critical for the long-term viability of the industry, but there are numerous internal roadblocks that keep the concept from becoming reality.
In the digital age, higher education, willingly or unwillingly, will undergo disruptive change. Existing institutions can lead the change or become its victim. If higher education resists, new digital institutions will be established to meet the needs of the time.
Colleges and universities are on the cusp of being squeezed by new models (competency based accreditation) and new technologies (adaptive learning platforms, open online education etc.).
Moody’s Investors Service has a new report on the state of American public higher-education, and it isn’t pretty.