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A Kayak for Credentials

Ambitious project to create public database of wage data and other information about all postsecondary credentials seeks to help students and employers know more about what’s expected in academic and job-training programs. One of the loudest complaints about higher education these days is that prospective students lack good information about the value of college credentials More Info »

 
 

Evaluating New Programs Before They Launch: A Simple Approach to Ensuring Program Demand, Quality, and Viability

By Wallace K. Pond, Ph.D.
Pond has seen so many programs that lacked a solid vetting process, he eventually developed his own “New Program Viability Review.” It is a comprehensive rubric that covers several basic areas and requires that items within those areas be individually scored.

Online Delivery: Silver Bullet or Potential Trap? And What Questions any Institution of Higher Education Should be Asking

Healthcare Students Learn With Virtual Reality

Written from an interview with Yasith Weerasuriya, President, Stanbridge University
Stanbridge University’s new Virtual Reality lab is allowing students, using a stylus and 3-D glasses, to virtually ‘lift’ an object off a screen, manipulate and adjust to see it at different angles, and magnify for fine details. Students can also dissect layers and components of a model for a deeper understanding of interconnectivity.

Workforce Analytics Help Schools to Build Curriculum, Student Skills