Most colleges and universities rarely kill academic programs for underperforming. They (and their students) would be better off if they regularly culled programs that aren't giving graduates the skills they need, Ryan Craig writes.
Coursera have introduced MasterTracks which, seem very similar to MicroMasters. The pitch is the same - modular Masters and like MicroMasters its the logical direction for MOOCs to go.
Analysis of Georgia Tech's MOOC-inspired online master's degree in computer science suggests that elite institutions can successfully deliver high-quality, low-cost degrees to students at scale. But will other institutions follow suit?
A block away from my campus is a billboard that caught my attention.
I'm working currently on a book about why people choose college. In the course of the research, I've listened to hundreds of students tell their story about how they made the college - or any postsecondary education - decision.
For more than half a century, Phoenix ignored its warehouse district, leaving the area dormant with aging buildings ripe for vandalism. The eyesore felt eerie at night, and no one stepped foot there in the day.
One of the best pieces of parenting advice I've received came from the famous book How To Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk. In it, the authors suggest that to engage cooperation...
The Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT), an internationally recognized college for fashion and design headquartered in New York City, has entered into a savvy partnership with Complex, the renowned publication for all things music, style, entertainment, sports and sneakers.
Online education provider Udacity quietly drops money-back pledge for those who can't find a job after finishing their studies.
One of the best pieces of parenting advice I've received came from the famous book How To Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk.