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10.30.2017

Why Flipped Learning Is Still Going Strong 10 Years Later

Ten years ago two Colorado chemistry teachers unleashed a brash concept on a K-12 landscape where few questioned the age-old formula of lecture, homework, assess, repeat. Read More

10.27.2017

The Principles of Adult Learning are Everywhere!!

I am currently doing a fitness challenge on Facebook. Each day we are required to respond to a daily assignment and post pictures of our workouts for points. So far, I have really enjoyed being a part of the challenge group and love when the weekly stats are posted and I’m in the lead! However, I do feel there is something missing…Read More

10.25.2017

With emerging last-mile training programs, is college necessary?

My 11-year-old son Leo has a strange new obsession: the state of Connecticut. It started with a school project but has evolved to ordering Connecticut license plates online, a new favorite baseball team Read More

10.23.2017

More Colleges Are Offering Microcredentials—And Developing Them The Way Businesses Make New Products

If 2012 was “The Year of the MOOC”—massive open online courses, usually offered for free—2017 could be “The Year of the Microcredential.” A growing number of elite colleges are offering short-form graduate and certificate programs that can be taken online for a fraction of the price of a traditional master’s. Read More

08.25.17

Learning innovation in the digital age

As the workplace changes, so must education and training. Exciting experiments are under way—but are they enough? Read More

08.21.17

Lifelong learning is becoming an economic imperative

THE RECEPTION AREA contains a segment of a decommissioned Underground train carriage, where visitors wait to be collected. Read More

08.14.17

Americans Are Cutting a Shorter and Cheaper Path to Decent Pay

Just because it’s becoming harder to get by in America on a high school diploma doesn’t mean a four-year college degree is the only ticket to a solid salary. Read More

08.01.17

Nearly Half of Companies Say They Don’t Have the Digital Skills They Need

The companies that think their employees’ digital IQs are unimportant are probably few and far between. Read More

07.24.17 

5 Reasons Why Managers Need to Think Hard About the Skills Gap

Technology is changing everything faster than any of us could have imagined. Our jobs are just the tip of the iceberg. Read More

04.24.17 

The Wall Street Journal – Liberal Arts Colleges, in Fight for Survival, Focus on Job Skills

With their students facing rising debt and pressure to land a job after graduation, colleges and universities are focusing less on the meaning of life and more on how to earn a living. Read More

03.05.17 

Blame bad applicant tracking for the soft skills shortage at your company

One of my favorite metaphors is the guy who stumbles out of the bar late at night and can’t find his car keys. Read More

 

 

 

 

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