A new report shows that spring college enrollment dropped nearly 2% from last year. Millennials are heading back to work, causing declining revenues in the educational sector.
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By Terry Eagleton A few years ago, I was being shown around a large, very technologically advanced university in Asia by its proud president. As befitted so eminent a personage, he was flanked by two burly young minders in black suits and shades, who for all I knew were carrying Kalashnikovs under their jackets. Having […]
Computer programming has become the most popular as well as lucrative industries across the world, especially in the United States. The average salary for a computer programmer just hit the top high rank as it gradually approaches $100,000. NOTE: Anyone interested in learning to code, DaVinci Coders offers multiple courses designed to get you into the rapidly growing technology industry. […]
According to data from the US Department of Education kids are playing more video games then ever. This may be a cause for some to worry about the future of the next generation, but Erik Martin disagrees.
A 2011 Wall Street Journal article “Why Software is Eating the World”, by Marc Andreessen, asserted that software would continue to disrupt new industries, with the next targets being health care and education.
Consistently ranking near the top in mathematics, reading, and science in the prestigious PISA rankings (the 2012 list, pdf) by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, Finland already has one of the best school education systems in the world.
From the demise of lecture halls to the awesomeness of the patent system, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates has thoughts on a lot of things.
Online education provider Udacity launched its Nanodegree program last year. Partnering with AT&T, the initiative’s goal is to help people develop focused vocational specialties in a short period of time. NOTE: Anyone interested in learning to code, DaVinci Coders offers multiple courses designed to get you into the rapidly growing technology industry. For more info please visit davincicoders.com.
In early 2012, leading minds from Harvard, Stanford and M.I.T. started three companies to provide Massive Open Online Courses, or MOOCs. They were open to anyone in the world with an Internet connection, no cost, millions of students signed up, and pundits called it a revolution. The technology was supposed to transform higher education. What happened?