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Podcast: Peter Janzow on the Digital Credential Revolution

Aug 8, 2019
Peter Janzow (@pjanzow) started his education career as a textbook salesman 35 years ago. When it looked like the digital revolution...
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US Edtech Funding Already Nears $1 Billion in First Half of 2019

Aug 7, 2019
The U.S. education technology industry appears on track to surpass the amount of investor funding tallied in recent years.
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165- Is the Classroom MBA Becoming Obsolete? Higher Education and the OPM...

Aug 5, 2019
More frequently, companies have been hiring workers who are certificate trained. In fact, it appears that the MBA is becoming more of an option and less of a necessity than it has been in past years.
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Summer Reading: How emerging technology is reshaping higher ed

Aug 4, 2019
As their budgets tighten, colleges are using tools like artificial intelligence and predictive analytics to improve student outcomes with less time and money.
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Digital Credentials and Machine Learning Aim to Change How You Hire

Aug 2, 2019
Because people are pressed for time and they need to make hires, they use arbitrary ways of cutting the field down to a select few that they can put through a more rigorous interview process...
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A Reckoning for 2U, and OPMs?

Aug 1, 2019
After online program management company 2U talked openly about its challenges, the company's stock plummeted. Analysts say the company, and others like it, are down but not out.
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Last-mile training and the future of work in an expanding gig economy

Jul 28, 2019
The future of work is so uncertain that perhaps the only possible job security exists for the person who can credibly claim to be an expert on the future of work.
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Can income share agreements address college affordability and accountability...

Jul 26, 2019
Last year, student loan debt hit $1.5 trillion. From free college to loan forgiveness, there are plenty of ideas to lower student debt.
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How will teaching abroad impact your future job search at home?

Jul 26, 2019
I know several young people who have gone abroad to teach English and others who are considering making that move before applying for a job in their chosen field. It sounds...
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Technology 1, 'Credential Society' 0

Jul 24, 2019
Randall Collins's recently reissued 1979 book arguing that education and training are about credentialing rather than skills rings false in the digital age, Ryan Craig argues.
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