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 […]

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 […]

AI Forces Shapring Work & Learning in 2030 [IFTF and Lumina Foundation]

  In the 2030 and beyond world, employers will no longer be a separate entity from the education establishment. Pressures from both the supply and […]

American Bar Association doubles online learning hours [National Jurist]

ABA doubles online learning hours — page 6 of 40 from the National Jurist Excerpt: Law schools will have the option of offering up to 30 […]

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, […]

Try before you buy: “Education Up” colleges & universities are ill-prepared for the coming of “Employer Down”

Try before you buy — from universityventures.com Excerpts: There are two reasons why the skills gap persists in a full-employment economy. On the student or candidate […]

Despite increase in Instructional Designers, there is no ‘universal profile’ for the role [Schaffhauser]

Despite increase in Instructional Designers, there is no ‘universal profile’ for the role — from campustechnology.com by Dian Schaffhauser Excerpt: In higher education, one 2016 […]

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