Reflection is an essential part of learning, and the end of a year provides an excellent opportunity to reflect upon that year. Last year, Learning House CEO Todd Zipper made some predictions about trends in higher education during 2016. This year, he examines those predictions, talks about which ones came true and which didn’t, and makes some more forecasts, this time into 2017. How accurate was he?
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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.
In 2013, Learning House and the Council of Independent Colleges conducted a survey about online learning in higher ed. In 2016, we conducted a second survey. Learning House CEO Todd Zipper discusses the results of the 2016 survey, how they compare to 2013’s results and the future of online learning in higher education.
Employers increasingly want employees with strong soft skills, but such employees are getting harder to find. Learning House CEO Todd Zipper discusses the importance of soft skills, and how educators can do more to ensure that students leave school with strong soft skills.
With the recent crackdown by the Department of Education leading to the closure of ITT Tech, Learning House CEO Todd Zipper takes a look at what this means for the non-profit higher education space and how colleges and universities can make sure they stay ahead of the curve.
More people than ever have access to higher education, but with the system stretched to its breaking point, it’s time to reevaluate how we gauge the effectiveness of higher system. Learning House CEO Todd Zipper argues that focusing on outcomes and effectiveness are keys to fixing our higher education system.
MOOCs were going to revolutionize the way education was delivered. While that promise has not been fulfilled, the courses have had an impact on the future of higher education. From inspiring alternative credentials to creating a culture of lifelong learning, MOOCs 2.0 will help reshape the higher education landscape.
The benefits of online program management providers are not well known. We take a look at seven benefits partnering with an OPM brings, including mitigating risk, supporting change, and delivering excellent customer service.
Earning a black belt in karate requires persistence, dedication and a willingness to push your own boundaries. Earning a degree, whether undergraduate or graduate, requires many of the same qualities, and lessons on improving higher education can be learned from the experience of earning a black belt.