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Finding New Business Models in Unsettled TimesIn Print Edition

If the core crisis in higher education is one of sustainability, being focused on the job to be done and having a grasp of the forces shaping higher education gives institutional leaders a new way to think about recasting their future.


The Coming Era of Personalized Learning PathsIn Print Edition

Personalized learning paths, designed to meet the needs and goals of each learner, can lead to a redefinition and a new understanding of lifelong learning to include informal as well as formal learning, delivered at scale.


Beyond the MOOC Model: Changing Educational Paradigms

Four trends – MOOC-based degrees, competency-based education, the formalization of learning, and regulatory reform – are shifting educational practice away from core tenets of traditional education, indicating not a transient phenomenon but rather a fundamental change to the status quo.


MOOC Evolution and One Poetry MOOC’s Hybrid ApproachMultimedia

The ModPo MOOC takes a hybrid approach, adopting contemporary MOOC structures while also taking advantage of the platform’s ability to create a massive global community of interacting learners and incorporating this dynamic into the pedagogical approach.

Making It Real: 3D Printing as a Library ServiceMultimedia

Findings from a University of Nevada, Reno, project indicate that higher education’s need for 3D printing services could be both substantial and broad-based across disciplines. A 3D printing service implemented in an academic library operated at or near capacity throughout the service’s first year.

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Competency-based Accelerated Training

Broward College is piloting accelerated competency-based education online for students to earn an associate of science degree, technical certificates, and industry certifications. Academic coaches support students from pre-enrollment through completion.


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