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.
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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.
Increased tuition and decreased funding are contributing to a student debt load of more than $1 trillion, and the very worth of a degree is being called into question. Here are four strategies colleges can implement to control costs and create a sustainable future.
New recommendations from the federal government for accrediting bodies may seem like a burden, but implementing these changes will actually help colleges and universities deliver better results to students. By focusing on transparency and tracking outcomes, consumers will be able to make more informed choices and institutions will be able to improve on areas of strength and identify areas of weakness.
Online education is no longer a novelty; instead it is an expected offering from colleges and universities. How, then, can institutions stand out? A new report from Learning House shares what degrees will bring a competitive advantage as well as new types of education and educational delivery.