24 janvier 2016

Community Colleges and the New Workforce Development Ecosystem

The EvoLLLutionBy Darlene Miller - EvoLLLution. As the U.S. economy has evolved over the past few decades, the need for postsecondary education and training has become paramount to attaining a family wage job. Middle-skill jobs, those requiring some postsecondary education but not a four-year degree, are increasingly in demand. More...

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The Public Humanities: A New Way of Thinking About Higher Education

The EvoLLLutionBy David Staley - EvoLLLution. I am under no illusions that a strategy of serving non-traditional students alone will end the current “crisis of the humanities.” However, I feel that we can change perceptions about that crisis by revealing the hidden value of the humanities. More...

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For Credit or Not? Exploring the Value of Non-Credit Higher Education

The EvoLLLutionBy Jean Keller - EvoLLLution. Though colleges and universities tend to see non-credit programming as, at best, a cash cow and at worst a separate entity with minimal connection to mission, non-credit programs are central to helping to create the highly-skilled workforce critical to success in the knowledge economy. More...

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Doing, Being, and the Integrative Liberal Arts

The EvoLLLutionBy James Winebrake - EvoLLLution. Despite popular rhetoric, the skills and knowledge students gain from a liberal arts education are of significant value in the labor market. It’s critical that institutional leaders highlight these benefits. More...

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Guiding Higher Ed Faculty In Their Interactions With Adult Learners

The EvoLLLutionBy Barry Thomas - EvoLLLution. College and university leaders need to work with their faculty to facilitate the creation of an inclusive and enriching environment for non-traditional students. More...

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Competency-Based Education and Accreditation: A Personal Perspective (Part 1)

The EvoLLLutionBy Barbara Wright - EvoLLLution. As competency-based education gains traction, assessment is becoming more and more important to the accreditation process and regulatory bodies are under pressure to shift the way institutional performance is judged. More...

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Shifting From Recognizing to Verifying Non-Credit Education: The Movement to Diplomas

The EvoLLLutionBy Dennis Di Lorenzo - EvoLLLution. Designing and offering creative and effective micro-credentials helps to put value back into non-credit education when it comes to workforce development. More...

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23 janvier 2016

We Don’t Need No Stinking Badges… Or Do We?

The EvoLLLutionBy Edward Abeyta - EvoLLLution. Micro-credentials offer institutions a new and exciting way to certify student learning, creating innovative pathways into the university for new students and providing valuable outcomes that employers are looking for. More...

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Competency Based Education: Moving Adult Students Towards Credentials and Degrees

The EvoLLLutionBy Eric Heiser - EvoLLLution. The competency-based model for education has created a pathway to maximizing the flexibility of workforce-relevant programming for today’s non-traditional students. More...

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Facilitating Transfer a Priority for College, University and Government Leaders

The EvoLLLutionBy Thomas Snyder - EvoLLLution. Articulation agreements help community colleges facilitate transfer for their students but only serve as a short-term fix to the larger issue of challenges two-year students face in transferring academic credit to four-year institutions. More...

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