Ambitious project to create public database of wage data and other information about all postsecondary credentials seeks to help students and employers know more about what's expected in academic and job-training programs.
Company's Increasing Share of Enterprise Customers and Growing Consumer Sector Attracts $7 Million
Before hiring employees full-time, firms enroll them in training that can take almost a year; 'most people don't come out of undergrad the perfect salesperson'
In an effort to boost the use of e-portfolios and provide an ongoing platform for student reflection, Santa Clara University is rolling out Portfolium e-portfolio and assessment software campuswide. The software will be integrated...
Americans owe a staggering $1.3 trillion in student loans, but a new San Francisco-based training program is tackling the issue of college grad debt with a unique business model: no tuition upfront. In this week's Sunday Spotlight, NBC's Jo Ling Kent meets the founder of MissionU and hears from students enrolled in the program.
As Gallagher (2016a, p. xv) points out, universities, as well as offering an education, also deliver degree
certificates to those students who successfully complete their studies. Along with this credential, a student
receives a transcript that indicates the grade achieved (usually in the form of a grade point average)
One man who lives in Puerto Rico is proving the power of networking can go a long way when it comes to helping those in need.
It's no secret that the cost of a college education in the United States has soared over the last several decades. As of September 2017, about 44 million Americans collectively owe over $1.45 trillion in student loan debt. The need to create more affordable methods...
Some companies and education groups think so. A spate of attempts to assess job readiness offers a new challenge to the value of higher education.
Martin Lopez was shot in the hand last Saturday by two thieves who made off with his precious cans of gas in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria. He was rushed to Centro Medico, a trauma center in the Puerto Rican capital where in ordinary times he would be quickly...