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Top Education Ideas Connect College and Career Through Technology

How might we better prepare all learners for the needs of tomorrow by reimagining higher education? OpenIDEO has announced the Top Ideas in its Future of Higher Education Challenge — and the results suggest the answer to that question lies in connecting college and career through use of educational technology. A tool that uses data to connect learners to careers.…

Collaboration Fuels Higher Education Innovation

There’s strength in numbers, and nowhere is that more evident than in the world of higher education innovation. I recently had the honor of taking part in a panel discussion, hosted by New America, about the progress of the University Innovation Alliance. The alliance is a group of 11 institutions that are using innovative practices to serve more students, and…

Wanted: Education Ideas to Support a Rapidly Changing Economy

As they begin their careers, recent graduates are likely to have four job changes in less than 10 years — and approximately 50 percent of employment opportunities that exist today will disappear by 2030. With these significant shifts in our workforce, designing an adaptive postsecondary system that supports lifelong learning has become critical to our nation’s future economic prosperity. The…