Higher education is abuzz with the news of the Kaplan-Purdue deal. In today’s UncompromisingEDU, Learning House CEO Todd Zipper talks about what the acquisition means for higher education, how it benefits both institutions and how it might affect the landscape of higher ed.
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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?
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 seventh Connect higher education summit helped further the conversation about reimagining higher education. From mobile technology to evolving learning methodologies to the continuing critical importance of financial aid, the only constant in higher education is change.
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.
Competency-based education values the experience students bring to the classroom and measures mastery of concepts, providing an alternate path to degree completion. But how can traditional colleges and universities implement this new model, and what pitfalls need to be considered?