Some items re: the state of — and the future of — higher education

When It Comes to College Closures, the Sky Is Never Going to Fall — from chronicle.com by Lee Gardner Are you tired of reading nearly […]

You no longer need a college degree to work at these 7 companies [Dodd]

You no longer need a college degree to work at these 7 companies — from businessinsider.com by Ethan Dodd Key points: College-degree requirements have locked […]

Apprenticeship programs are becoming more popular as an alternative to college [Dickler]

Apprenticeship programs are becoming more popular as an alternative to college — from cnbc.com by Jessica Dickler Key Points Daniel Swan started as an apprentice […]

Canary in the coal mine for coding bootcamps? [gordonmacrae]

Canary in the coal mine for coding bootcamps? — from theview.substack.com by gordonmacrae; with thanks to Mr. Ryan Craig for this resource Excerpt: If you […]

Nice sales funnel here. ASU, Crash Course, & Google continue to innovate. “YouTube unveils new program that enables students to earn college credits” [Malik]

A new path to higher education that begins on YouTube! — from blog.youtube by Katie Kurtz, Managing Director, Global Head of Learning Excerpt: We’ve partnered […]

Some highly-relevant thoughts from our son’s recent “Business of Acting” 3-day virtual intensive course. [Christian]

From DSC: Our son recently took a 3-day intensive course on the Business of Acting. It was offered by the folks at “My College Audition” […]

Nah…MOOCs don’t impact anything. NOT!

Excerpt from Michael Moe’s recent EIEIO e-newsletter Imagine my delight when co-founder of Coursera Daphne Koehler came into my office in 2012 to explain the […]

Skills, Skills, Skills Now is the time. Skills matter more than ever. [ Donnelly & Lavin]

Skills, Skills, Skills Now is the time. — from by Katelyn Donnelly and Eric Scott Lavin Skills matter more than ever. Excerpt: For years, the […]

The Job: Online Certifications #85 [Fain]

The Job: Online Certifications #85? DEC 1, 2022 — from getrevue.co by Paul Fain Growing interest in online training for medical certifications and a private […]

Can a Group of MIT Professors Turn a White Paper Into a New Kind of College? [Young]

Can a Group of MIT Professors Turn a White Paper Into a New Kind of College? — from edsurge.com by Jeffrey R. Young Excerpt: A […]

A student debt study unravels the American Dream ideal that college will propel you to the middle class [Williams]

A student debt study unravels the American Dream ideal that college will propel you to the middle class — from fortune.com by Bytrey Williams with […]

Reflections on “2023 Top 10 IT Issues: Foundation Models” [educause.edu]

2023 Top 10 IT Issues: Foundation Models — from educause.edu Excerpt: Recent times have brought about a Great Rethink that is upending previous models of […]

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