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Switching Away from the Degree

David Blake | Posted 03.23.2014 | College
David Blake

There has been a lot of talk about moving away from the degree. Education and business leaders have declared the degree "broken" and "obsolete," and c...

Degrees à la Carte: Higher Education in 2014

David Blake | Posted 03.04.2014 | Education
David Blake

Education is becoming more modular, and going forward, the focus will be on adapting our education systems to the new reality in which students develop valuable knowledge and skills in many different learning environments.

Can MOOCs Revolutionize the College Transcript?

David Blake | Posted 01.23.2014 | College
David Blake

The traditional college transcript is particularly unsuited for this task. It lists the courses completed and how people performed. But it says little about what someone actually learned or what a person knows.

Something Radical: The Global Center of Advanced Studies

George Elerick | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
George Elerick

"Philosophy should be about liberation and resurrection and not about conforming to a sad aesthetic society of suburban death that the wealthy colleges and universities only ever reproduce."

How to Treat Every Day of Your Life as a Master's Degree

Danny Rubin | Posted 07.29.2013 | College
Danny Rubin

Six years ago, I earned my master's in journalism from the University of Maryland-College Park. From then on, I have been pursuing my lifelong master's degree. This time around, there is no graduation, commencement speech, mortarboard or tassels.

Can Prior Learning Assessment Help Solve the Talent Mismatch?

Council for Adult and Experiential Learning | Posted 03.31.2013 | Impact
Council for Adult and Experiential Learning

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U.S. College Degree Holders Sliding Among Global Competitors: Report

The Huffington Post | Alex Kuczynski-Brown | Posted 12.06.2012 | Education

President Obama has made it a priority for the U.S. to regain its position as the leading producer of college graduates by the year 2020 — a goal th...

Most Great Entrepreneurs Don't Drop Out of Harvard

Marty Zwilling | Posted 02.05.2012 | Small Business
Marty Zwilling

The most successful entrepreneurs are those with multiple real-life experiences, who have personal exposure to markets where opportunities are being left on the table.

'Why Not To Pick A College Major Based On A Salary Chart'

Daily Finance | Loren Berlin | Posted 07.27.2011 | Business

The numbers aren't surprising. Poets aren't known for their obsession with material wealth. Public school teachers don't secretly think they'll get a ...

Amanda M. Fairbanks

There's An App For That: Going To College Via Smartphone

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda M. Fairbanks | Posted 06.28.2011 | College

Mobile devices now offer yet another option for a generation adept at distraction -- behold, going to college by smartphone. Earlier this week, the...

Why PayScale's Data on Which Colleges Offer Best ROI is Useless

Zac Bissonnette | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Zac Bissonnette

The bottom line is this: Your earnings trajectory will be influenced by a multitude of factors, with the impact of the college from which you receive your bachelor's ranging anywhere from zero to very small.

College Educations May Not Be For Everyone

USA Today | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Debbie Crave once assumed that all of her children would go to college. Then she had kids. Son Patrick is a junior at the University of Wisconsin-M...