Credentials and diplomas are an important tool for both job-seekers and employers. Currently, though, few standards exist and most credentials are paper-based; this makes them difficult for job-seekers to distribute to potential employers, and it makes it difficult for employers to determine their value. In today’s UncompromisingEDU, Learning House CEO Todd Zipper talks with Matthew Pittinsky, CEO of Parchment, about alternatives to the current credentialing paradigm.
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Current events may lead you to believe that international learning is in trouble, but Suren Naidoo of Education for Advancement thinks there’s never been a better for international students time to study in the United States. In today’s UncompromisingEDU, Learning House CEO Todd Zipper interviews Suren Naidoo about the state of international learning, how we can improve it and what its future holds.
What should higher ed institutions keep in mind when designing their websites? In this interview, Learning House CEO Todd Zipper talks with Bob Johnson, president of Bob Johnson Consulting, LLC and partner at Customer Carewords, Ltd., about the pitfalls, best practices and future of web design for higher ed.
What is competency-based education? In this interview, Learning House CEO Todd Zipper talks with Allison Barber, chancellor of Western Governors University Indiana, to talk about CBE: what it is, how it’s being used and what its future is.
The persistent achievement gap is one of the biggest issues facing education in the United States today. Dr. Talithia Williams argues that cultivating a STEM mindset early can help overcome this gap, through fostering a growth attitude, holding high expectations and encouraging collaboration.
Education innovator John Katzman shared his predictions for the future of higher education, including what innovations will make a difference and how new types of credentials will be valued.
As Baby Boomers near retirement, training the next generation of leaders will become increasingly important. In this interview, Mike Van Lente, Director of Talent Readiness at FleetPride, shares how his company hopes to use online higher education to make high-potential employees into the leaders of tomorrow.
7-Eleven executive Rob Zell shares where he sees opportunity for training, and how higher education can fill the gap. By providing learning opportunities, he says, higher education can help enterprise find solutions and develop a better, more educated, more effective workforce.
Education is no longer a one-way street, with the instructor passing knowledge to the student. Instead, with the increased availability of information due to technology, and new ways of learning such as MOOCs and OERs, the education landscape is changing. In this brave new world of Education 3.0, instructors are curators and guides to a personalized, engaging learning experience.