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Reinventing How We Pay for College: The Benefits of Income Share Agreements

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The crisis of rising student debt presents an enormous problem for our society. Is higher education providing value to justify the debt, especially given the chances of that debt being passed on to taxpayers? In today’s UncompromisingEDU, Todd Zipper discusses one possible solution: income share agreements. These contracts between students and corporations can provide an alternative or supplement to federal or private student loans that has the potential to impose less burden on students — and more accountability on colleges.

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Education 3.0: A Conversation With Dr. Curt Bonk

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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.

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