I’ve been focusing on higher education in my career for almost 20 years, and the themes of increasing access and affordability are omnipresent. Until recently, higher education has not really…
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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.
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?
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.
What should higher ed institutions keep in mind when designing their websites? In this interview, Learning House CEO Todd Zipper talks with Bob Johnson, president of Bob Johnson Consulting, LLC and partner at Customer Carewords, Ltd., about the pitfalls, best practices and future of web design for higher ed.
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.
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.
7-Eleven executive Rob Zell shares where he sees opportunity for training, and how higher education can fill the gap. By providing learning opportunities, he says, higher education can help enterprise find solutions and develop a better, more educated, more effective workforce.
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.
We are in the thick of March Madness, and here in Kentucky, it is virtually impossible to avoid a conversation about brackets, coaches, players and rivalries. Right now the view…