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"Alternative Pathways:" How to Rethink Vocational Education

Tyton defines the common goal that programs under this broad umbrella could solve as creating “a path for improving the economic and employment …

Education

How a BYU Campus Is Reshaping Online Education — and the Mormon Faith

PathwayConnect, a yearlong program created by Brigham Young University-Idaho, has graduated nearly 24,000 students by cutting marketing costs, …

How Generation Z Is Shaping The Change In Education

Generation Z has officially entered college. And just as the Millennials before them, this generation is disrupting the way learning happens in higher education. But these differences go beyond just a greater dependence on technology. Gen Z-ers tend to embrace social learning environments, where …

Education

What a Reinvented College Looks Like: 4 Alternative Higher-Ed Models

It has become increasingly popular to say that higher education needs to go back to the drawing board—that the best way to improve college is to …

Education

In Reversal, Colleges Rein In Tuition

Prices of higher education are rising in line with inflation as enrollment stagnates<p>U.S. college tuition is growing at the slowest pace in decades, following a nearly 400% rise over the past three decades that fueled middle class anxieties and a surge in student debt.<p>Tuition at college and graduate …

Education

Are MOOCs, Bootcamps and Other Alternative Education Options Effective?

Andrew Soergel, Jay Tolson | Dec. 31, 2014<p>Not all U.S. presidents are missed once they leave the White House.<p>Jan. 31, 2017, at 5:16 p.m.<p>Sept. 10, 2014<p>…

U.S. News & World Report

Finding the ROI of Online Programs

It's time to get serious about growing online education programs if your institution wants them to be sustainable. This Arizona State University …

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

The Trouble With Trade School

<i>This article is part of the Opinion Today newsletter. You can sign up here to receive more briefings and a guide to the section daily in your inbox.</i><p>Across the political spectrum, just about everyone seems to be in favor of expanding vocational education.<p>The idea makes a lot of sense, too. A …

Education

Could Mooc Platforms Disrupt Executive Education?

Online learning platform Coursera has partnered AXA, the insurer, to provide skills training for its employees in the latest sign that digital …

Learning

Campus Technology 2017: Lifetime Learning is the New Model for Higher Education

The future of higher education will likely be <b>crafted by both incremental changes and a drastic rethinking of the institutional model</b>, according to …

Examity to Provide Online Proctoring for Open edX Platform

Online Testing<p>This fall, courses delivered on the Open edX platform will be able to incorporate live, recorded or fully automated proctoring from …

Thirty-Two Million Adults Need to Develop Critical Skills –Who Will Meet the Challenge?

Course packs for education ruled legal in India

<i>On 9 May 2017, a five year court battle between publishers and universities finally came to an end when the Supreme Court of India dismissed an</i> …

Education

Major German Universities Cancel Elsevier Contracts

BRYAN SATALINOIn Germany, the fight for open access and favorable pricing for journals is getting heated. At the end of last month (June 30), four …

Open Access

Amid strained finances, higher ed rethinks fundraising

Institutions of all shapes and sizes are working to build and maintain better alumni relationships — and sometimes making cuts in unexpected places.

Higher Education

Coursera's Tom Willerer talks personalization, access

For 3.5 years, the company's chief product officer has improved user experience with lessons learned during his time at Netflix.

Learning

New report questions power of postsecondary credentials in the labor market

Dive Brief:<p>A new report from Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce considers the economic worth of postsecondary credentials …

International models highlight flaws in American workforce pipeline

International models for apprenticeship programs showcase some of the downsides in our own, as well as some methods by which we can improve.

Education

Universities and colleges struggle to stem big drops in enrollment

DELAWARE, Ohio — Behind the deceptive quiet of a small college campus in the summer, things are buzzing at Ohio Wesleyan University.<p>Faculty at the …

Education

How Coursera Is Riding the Online Learning Wave in India, Its Second Biggest Market

Coursera is bullish on people and companies enrolling for courses on its platform in India, where it already has over two million learners.

Bain to Seek RISE Education Sale at $1 Billion Valuation - Bloomberg

Bain Capital is preparing to sell its controlling stake in Chinese education provider RISE at a valuation of about $1 billion, people with knowledge …

Back To The Starting Line On Regulating For-Profit Colleges

Betsy DeVos has put the brakes on two Obama-era regulations aimed at protecting student borrowers. Beginning with two public hearings this week, one in Washington, D.C., on Monday and a second today in Dallas, the Education Department is asking stakeholders to go back to the starting line.<p>On …

Education

The Tech Effect

1:48:29<p>#71 — What Is Technology Doing to Us?<p>Business is now an arms race for attention. A must-listen for anyone building technology, or even for …

Who said Harvard MBAs don’t code?

By CODE Exec BoardLast spring, we published a Harbus piece asserting that “coding is the new business literacy.” As we look back on the student-led …

New York is offering free college — California may be next

A growing group of states across the nation are offering to pay the tuition costs for college students. In April, New York became the first state in …

Higher Education

Data shows decade's dramatic shift in profile of 'typical' college student

Dive Brief:<p>Citing data from a handful of recent surveys from Knewton, the Miller Heiman Group and Exult, eSchool News highlights how dramatically the …

Students

How Boundaries Between Colleges and Companies Will Continue to Blur

Some employers are starting to focus more energy on offering educational benefits to their employees, while colleges are struggling to respond to the …

Education

International student yield rate varies by region

Dive Brief:<p>The yield rate for international students, or the percentage of such students who decide to accept an admissions offer, declined 2% in the …

MOOCs Find Their Audience: Professional Learners and Universities

In Oct 2011, a few Stanford professors offered three online courses which were completely free. The strong public interest in these courses caught …

MOOCs