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The Lifetime Learner

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The increasingly disparate needs and expectations of individual learners are fueling the growth of a rich ecosystem of semi-structured, unorthodox learning providers at the “edges” of the traditional higher educational system.
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What are the key issues facing the higher education sector in 2018?

At the AHUA Spring Conference 2018, we spoke to AHUA members about key issues that will affect higher education in the near future.#AHUA2018...
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Two Newton colleges move toward merging - The Boston Globe

Two Newton colleges move toward merging - The Boston Globe | JRD's higher education future | Scoop.it
The presidents of Mount Ida College and Lasell College said they hope that combining forces will help keep tuition as low as possible while maintaining the quality of both schools’ academics.
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Experts Debate Financial Future of American Higher Education

Experts Debate Financial Future of American Higher Education | JRD's higher education future | Scoop.it
Sweet Briar College is a small, private women’s college in the American state of Virginia. In 2015, the school’s governing board grew concerned about its financial future and considered closing the school.
But after a change in leadership and the hard work of its employees and former students, Sweet Briar stayed open.
Now, almost three years later, Sweet Briar College is “doing remarkably well,” says Teresa Tomlinson. She is the head of the school’s board of directors....
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2025: Imagining the Future of Mobile Apps in Higher Education

2025: Imagining the Future of Mobile Apps in Higher Education | JRD's higher education future | Scoop.it
Students are Likely to Have an Unprecedented Level of Flexibility and Functionality in the Mobile-Enabled Higher Ed World of Tomorrow The folks at Anagram Interactive have partenered with
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10 Ways Higher Education Could Be Transformed to Support the Needs of a Changing World –

Is there a future for higher education? There is probably no other industry or social institution quite as invested in the future than education, yet its struggles with self-reinvention manifest as…
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What does the future hold for higher education - disruption? Probably!

What does the future hold for higher education - disruption? Probably! | JRD's higher education future | Scoop.it
Is there a future for higher education? Almost every commentary on a number of social ills has a subtext that highlights the uncertainties around the future of education.
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Higher Education Trends: What's In Store For 2018 -- College Planning & Management

Higher Education Trends: What's In Store For 2018 -- College Planning & Management | JRD's higher education future | Scoop.it
Our annual look at trends influencing campus life and learning is back for 2018. From regenerative design to the latest developments in technology, these topics are on the forefront as experts discuss what the coming year might bring.
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How College Co-Presidencies Improve Higher Education

How College Co-Presidencies Improve Higher Education | JRD's higher education future | Scoop.it
Universities face challenges on so many fronts — free speech, sexual harassment, fundraising, sports — could sharing the leadership load help?
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Are MOOC's Really Dead?

Are MOOC's Really Dead? | JRD's higher education future | Scoop.it
MOOC or massive open online courses have been around since 2006 and experienced a peak around 2012. Many institutions rushed to get classes online in many of the available platforms, but over time it appears as if  the massive open movement has slowed down a bit. Even as the excitement of a free online classes …
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Grade Increase: Tracking Distance Education in the United States | Distance-Educator.com

Grade Increase: Tracking Distance Education in the United States | Distance-Educator.com | JRD's higher education future | Scoop.it
Distance education enrollments increased for the fourteenth straight year, growing faster than they have for the past several years. From 2002 to 2012 both distance and overall enrollments grew annually, but since 2012 distance growth has continued its steady increase in an environment that saw overall enrollments decline for four straight years and the largest […]
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Oberlin's Financial Crisis: Sobering Lesson for Higher Education | Blog | Edvance Foundation

Oberlin's Financial Crisis: Sobering Lesson for Higher Education | Blog | Edvance Foundation | JRD's higher education future | Scoop.it
Last month, Rick Seltzer reported in Inside Higher Education about a brewing controversy at Oberlin College, which is facing a significant budget shortfall
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The Question with AI Isn’t Whether We’ll Lose Our Jobs — It’s How Much We’ll Get Paid

We’re going to need a bigger safety net.
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Unbundling the 4-year degree: How to design education for the future

Unbundling the 4-year degree: How to design education for the future | JRD's higher education future | Scoop.it
Employers are in desperate need of skilled workers to address current employee shortages and prepare for projected disruption in the workplace. For example, artificial intelligence will create 2.3 million jobs while eliminating 1.8 million by 2020, according to a 2017 Gartner report.
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Five ways artificial intelligence will shape the future of universities

Five ways artificial intelligence will shape the future of universities | JRD's higher education future | Scoop.it
Artificial Intelligence (AI) is transforming many human activities ranging from daily chores to highly sophisticated tasks.But unlike many other industries, th...
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Survey: Americans not confident colleges can prepare them for AI-driven workforce

Survey: Americans not confident colleges can prepare them for AI-driven workforce | JRD's higher education future | Scoop.it

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Three Perspectives on the Future of Higher Education

Three Perspectives on the Future of Higher Education | JRD's higher education future | Scoop.it
With the future of higher education changing, experts tackle how flipped learning, 21st century skills and virtual and augmented reality will change the way students learn.
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Experiments and Challenges with Learning Analytics Around the World

Experiments and Challenges with Learning Analytics Around the World | JRD's higher education future | Scoop.it
E-Learn Magazine sat down with experts to discuss the emerging trends how they are putting data to use in education and barriers to overcome.
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2025: Imagining the Future of Mobile Apps in Higher Education | Emerging Education Technologies

2025: Imagining the Future of Mobile Apps in Higher Education | Emerging Education Technologies | JRD's higher education future | Scoop.it
Students are Likely to Have an Unprecedented Level of Flexibility and Functionality in the Mobile-Enabled Higher Ed World of Tomorrow The folks at Anagram Interactive have partenered with Radar.io to ask bloggers to share their perspective on the future of mobile apps.
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Smarter Futures – Rethinking Higher Education to Support the Needs of a Changing World

Smarter Futures – Rethinking Higher Education to Support the Needs of a Changing World | JRD's higher education future | Scoop.it
10 Ways Higher Education Could Be Transformed to Support the Needs of a Changing World Is there a future for higher education? There is probably no other industry or social institution quite as invested in the future than education, yet its struggles with self-reinvention manifest as a ticking...
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What higher ed leaders need to know about retention

What higher ed leaders need to know about retention | JRD's higher education future | Scoop.it

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Online education is increasing opportunities for disadvantaged students

Online education is increasing opportunities for disadvantaged students | JRD's higher education future | Scoop.it
Online universities are shaking up higher education by offering equal and unfettered access to courses for students across the globe. The traditional university system is limited by geographical boundaries and tends to exclude disadvantaged groups; as
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What Role for Higher Ed in an AI World? | Distance-Educator.com

What Role for Higher Ed in an AI World? | Distance-Educator.com | JRD's higher education future | Scoop.it
Contrary to popular belief, most Americans feel optimistic about the impending artificial intelligence revolution, even though they think it will take more jobs than it will create. Inside Higher Ed
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Chancellor: California “working learners” to benefit from online Community College | California Economy, California Economic Summit

Chancellor: California “working learners” to benefit from online Community College | California Economy, California Economic Summit | JRD's higher education future | Scoop.it
College leader responds to concerns about proposal to upskill more working Californians
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Whistleblower Asks: Is Moody Bible Institute Downplaying Its Own Middle Name?

Whistleblower Asks: Is Moody Bible Institute Downplaying Its Own Middle Name? | JRD's higher education future | Scoop.it
Fired Moody Radio host Julie Roys and others are raising questions about theology and finances at the renowned seminary.
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