College closings are expected to triple by 2017. Rising costs and falling revenue both make keeping an institution viable more difficult. But for those that are willing to reimagine education, opportunity exists to not only survive, but also to thrive.
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Big Data is one of the biggest forces transforming our world. With more, and better, data available faster than ever, it’s affecting every aspect of our lives. What does the rise of Big Data mean for higher education? How will it change the programs being offered and the way education is developed and delivered?
From bootcamps to competency-based education, from enterprise partnerships to curated degrees, education is getting more specific, more specialized and more streamlined. How can institutions prepare for the future and ensure that they are staying relevant while also continuing to serve their core purpose of educating students? Here are 10 higher education trends I predict will be important in 2016.
A new website from the U.S. Department of Education is helping students more easily compare colleges and find information about tuition, financial aid and post-graduation salaries. In the Information Age, what should colleges and universities focus on to help prospective students choose the right institution for them?
Every story about college these days says that costs are soaring and student loans are unsustainable. Todd Zipper, President and CEO of Learning House, examines the truth of these claims, and then explores three ways institutions can change public perception.
Too many colleges and universities rely on the same branding, making it hard for them to stand out in a crowded market. Those institutions that focus on defining their brand and effectively sharing their messaging can help themselves to increase enrollments and engender more loyalty from students and alumni.
More money is being invested in higher education than ever before. Where that money is going, however, speaks volumes about how the nature of the industry is changing. Investments in software and products are making the delivery of education easier and more accessible than ever. It will be up to institutions to learn how to integrate these innovations to remain relevant.
Just-in-time education is short-term, intensive, skills-based education designed to help train students to meet the needs of employers. Badges, bootcamps, and nanodegrees are just a few examples of this revolutionary innovation.