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RECRUITING TO RETENTION: THE EMERGING ROLE OF DIGITAL CREDENTIALS IN THE...

Oct 9, 2018
In a survey of global CEOs, PwC found that "availability of skills" was among the top 5 threats CEOs worry will harm their organization's growth-behind issues like over-regulation, terrorism, and geopolitical uncertainty.
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Exam Proctoring for Online Students Hasn't Yet Transformed

Oct 9, 2018
Remote proctoring and other tech-enabled solutions dominate discussion, but quite a few online students still take exams face-to-face - posing logistical challenges for them and their institutions alike.
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The Flipped Hiring Revolution

Oct 9, 2018
One of the most American moments in American literature comes in "Huckleberry Finn," when Huck fakes his own death to make a clean break from an abusive father, lighting out on his own for a series of adventures. This scene conjures...
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Crowded OPM Market Begins to Consolidate

Oct 9, 2018
With its acquisition of Learning House, Wiley Education Services will become a much bigger player in the online program management space. Observers say the merger could be the first of many.
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What the Degree Really Means

Oct 8, 2018
I'm not Goldie Blumenstyk. I'm Scott Carlson, also a senior writer at The Chronicle of Higher Education. While Goldie frequently has her sights on innovation in education, I am often thinking about the value...
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Preparing Our Children to Pioneer a New Frontier

Oct 7, 2018
For most of my years as a parent, I subscribed to the college-for-all mantra like the rest of my generation. I saw it as a basic degree needed to operate in the world similar to what a high school diploma once represented. I differed in my focus on the importance of social skills and family time rather than grades and test scores, but college was the end goal nonetheless.
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MERITIZE, WHICH PROVIDES MERIT-BASED EDUCATION LOANS, RAISES $13.2 IN SERIES A

Oct 6, 2018
Securing funding for further education can be exceptionally difficult for learners with poor credit. What loans are available will typically carry a high interest rate. That marks a catch-22 for individuals hoping to advance their socioeconomic status with further education. The company Meritize thinks it has a solution.
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Executive Pursuits: In search of a good business book

Oct 5, 2018
Executive Pursuits: In search of a good business book
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Frisco student lender raises $13M as its new loans nearly triple

Oct 4, 2018
Frisco student lender Meritize Financial has raised $13.2 million in a new funding round that closed this week, according to a regulatory filing.
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Fit In, Stand Out or Do Nothing

Oct 2, 2018
Those are the three ways colleges and universities can respond in the face of the disruption that some predict could capsize many of them, write Eli Bildner and Allison Dulin Salisbury. They offer advice for staying relevant.
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