Can online learning help higher ed reverse its tuition spiral? [Ubell]

Can online learning help higher ed reverse its tuition spiral? — from edsurge.com by Robert Ubell (Columnist) Excerpt: Classic economic theory predicts that when demand […]

LinkedIn Learning Opens Its Platform (Slightly) [Young]

LinkedIn Learning Opens Its Platform (Slightly) — from edsurge by Jeff Young Excerpt (emphasis DSC): A few years ago, in a move toward professional learning, […]

2 items re: AI’s potential impact/place within education

Robots won’t replace instructors, 2 Penn State educators argue. Instead, they’ll help them be ‘more human.’ — from edsurge.com by Tina Nazerian Excerpt: Specifically, it […]

“The global companies that failed to adapt to change.” [Rao] | DC: Higher ed likely has something to learn here.

The global companies that failed to adapt to change. — from trainingmag.com by Professor M.S. Rao, Ph.D. Excerpt: Eastman Kodak, a leader for many years, filed […]

“Affordable and at-scale” [Schroeder] + “Trends for the future of education with Jeff Selingo” [Steelcase]

Affordable and at-scale — from insidehighered.com by Ray Schroeder Affordable degrees at scale have arrived. The momentum behind this movement is undeniable, and its impact […]

Academics Propose a ‘Blockchain University,’ Where Faculty (& Algorithms) Rule [Young]

Academics Propose a ‘Blockchain University,’ Where Faculty (and Algorithms) Rule — from edsurge.com by Jeff Young Excerpt: A group of academics affiliated with Oxford University […]

U.S. students spend more time working paid jobs than going to class [Griffin]

U.S. students spend more time working paid jobs than going to class — from bloomberg.com by Riley Griffin Facing mounting debt, U.S. college students spend double the […]

To higher ed: When the race track is going 180mph, you can’t walk or jog onto the track. [Christian]

From DSC: When the race track is going 180mph, you can’t walk or jog onto the track.  What do I mean by that?  Consider this […]

Coursera’s CEO on the Evolving Meaning of ‘MOOC’ [Schaffhauser]

Coursera’s CEO on the Evolving Meaning of ‘MOOC’ — from by Dian Schaffhauser When you can bring huge numbers of students together with lots of […]

Aligning the business model of college with student needs: How WGU is disrupting higher education [Dunagan]

Aligning the business model of college with student needs: How WGU is disrupting higher education — from christenseninstitute.org by Alana Dunagan Excerpt: Since its inception, […]

Is higher ed shooting itself in the foot? [Christian]

15 more companies that no longer require a degree — apply now — from glassdoor.com Excerpt: With college tuition soaring nationwide, many Americans don’t have […]

Why higher ed should do more with blockchain tech [Schaffhauser]

Why higher ed should do more with blockchain tech — from by Dian Schaffhauser Oral Roberts University recently held a conference to persuade higher education institutions […]

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