American students have changed their majors [Fox]

American students have changed their majors — from bloomberg.com by Justin Fox Health professions are in, education and the humanities are out. Here are some […]

Student loan debt: 43M borrowers, 1.5 trillion, aver. debt = $47,671 | Cengage and McGraw-Hill to merge to try to address this

From DSC: Here’s a ~4 minute piece from CBS News re: student loan debt. Here are two excerpts from that video:   From DSC to […]

Interesting idea: Instead of going to college to get a job, Ss will increasingly be going to a job to get a college degree.

This will be the biggest disruption in higher education — from forbes.com by Brandon Busteed; with thanks to Mr. Reid Gough for his posting this […]

Report: Over 60% of college students face hunger or housing insecurity

Report: Over 60% of college students face hunger or housing insecurity — from educationdive.com by James Paterson Excerpt: Seven out of 10 students at two-year […]

Minerva’s Innovative Platform Makes Quality Higher Ed Personal and Affordable [Vander Ark]

Minerva’s Innovative Platform Makes Quality Higher Ed Personal and Affordable — from linkedin.com by Tom Vander Ark Excerpt: The first external partner, the Hong Kong […]

Legal Services Innovation Index

  Legal Services Innovation Index Excerpts: “This index should also be a resource for law schools and law students. It will help law schools better […]

The Growing Profile of Non-Degree Credentials: Diving Deeper into ‘Education Credentials Come of Age’ [Gallagher]

The Growing Profile of Non-Degree Credentials: Diving Deeper into ‘Education Credentials Come of Age’ — from evolllution.com by Sean Gallagher Higher education is entering a […]

Will we see more of this bringing F2F Ss together w/ remote Ss? Could this help lower the price of obtaining a degree? [Christian]

From DSC: First a posting that got me to wondering about something that I’ve previously wondered about from time to time… College of Business unveils […]

Is Thomas Frey right? “…by 2030 the largest company on the internet is going to be an education-based company that we haven’t heard of yet.”

From a fairly recent e-newsletter from edsurge.com — though I don’t recall the exact date (emphasis DSC): New England is home to some of the most […]

A prediction for blockchain transformation in higher education [Mathews]

A prediction for blockchain transformation in higher education  — from blockchain.capitalmarketsciooutlook.com by Michael Mathews Excerpt: Ironically, blockchain entered the scene in a very neutral way, […]

4 key tech strategies for the survival of the small liberal arts college [Campbell]

4 key tech strategies for the survival of the small liberal arts college — from campustechnology.com by Kellie B. Campbell In a recent study on […]

SHIFT HAPPENS 2, 2019: Finding Strong Footing: The Future of Assessment in the Learning-to-Employment Landscape

Excerpt: CONCLUSION This paper has outlined the plethora of new credential types, uses, and modes of delivery. It also has highlighted advancements in assessment. In […]

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