higher education

Future of Learning

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.

Future of Work

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.


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.

Future of Work

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.