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How MOOC-Based Master's Degrees May Transform Higher Ed

Oct 13, 2018
A new master's degree offering from MOOC platform EdX and seven partner universities allows online learners to earn a post-baccalaureate diploma at a fraction of the cost of a traditional program.
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EdX: From MicroMasters to Online Master's Degrees

Oct 12, 2018
Six more institutions are following Georgia Tech's lead and launching affordable online master's degrees with edX.
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PORTFOLIUM IS HELPING PRINCETON STUDENTS CONNECT BEYOND THE CLASSROOM

Oct 11, 2018
As a freshman, arriving on a large university campus is always intimidating. While a few U.S. high schools have over 4,000 students (for example, Brooklyn Tech in New York City), according to...
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The Building Books podcast

Oct 10, 2018
Listen in as Glenn and Ryan discuss the difference between selective versus non-selective universities, the metrics of affordability in relation to employability, and the emergence of...
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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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