Bootcamps: A Viable Alternative to College
By: Anthony Wood. Teaching hard and soft skills in a fraction of the time and for a fraction of the price of a four-year college, bootcamps can be an attractive alternative for learners and employers alike.
Minerva’s Innovative Platform Makes High Quality Higher Ed Personal and Affordable
Minerva shares that its Forum platform, which supports real-time, synchronous seminars, will be available to other programs and serve up to 400 students simultaneously. With the intent of forming partnerships, Minerva is driven to support new pathways to earn a degree and certification.
How to Be Employable Forever
Education for the innovation economy is not just about knowledge and skill, it’s about mindset--collaborative, interdisciplinary, ethical, empathetic, entrepreneurial and global. Read more about Olin College, the most well-regarded engineering school in the world.
Helping Students Prepare for Their Futures with LinkedIn
LinkedIn has become an essential networking and professional development platform to use for the new global workforce.
Training Engineers to Spot Opportunity and Impact
The KEEN National Conference brings together a diverse group of higher education engineering faculty and leadership to explore how entrepreneurial mindsets can better prepare engineering students for the future of work. Learn more here.
Nine Faculty Trends to Watch in 2019
By: Eran Ben-Ari. In 2018 higher education’s attention was on student activism, debates about safe spaces, and the regulation of for-profit colleges. Faculty members were at the center of many of those conversations and Eran Ben-Ari, Top Hat’s Chief Product Officer, expects they will continue to be the hub of many of the trends emerging in 2019. To peek ahead, he presents nine faculty trends to watch in the coming year.
Business Schools and the Problem-Solving Skills Gap
By: Corey Phelps, Ph.D. Research on complex problem-solving shows it doesn’t come naturally for most people. Numerous cognitive biases trip us up. To overcome these biases and become better problem-solvers, we must be taught how to do it well.
How Faster + Cheaper Alternatives Will Replace Most of HigherEd
While everything else is becoming faster and cheaper in the world, education is not. Tom shares insights on Ryan Craig's new book, A New U.
10 Corporate and Higher Education Examples of Competency-Based Programs
The initiatives highlighted in this post are interesting and forward-leaning examples of ways that employers and higher education providers are designing competency-based programs.
Venture University: A Trade School for the Innovation Economy
A look at Venture University, a new MBA alternative, that lets students learn venture investing on the job and even earn back their tuition.