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August 3rd, 2015 at 8:03 pm

The future of higher education: The #HigherEd #Startup revolution

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Thomas Frey predicted that 50% of colleges would collapse by 2013. Similarly, Clayton Christiansen is quoted as saying that 50% of colleges will not exist in 15 years. Others have made similar claims. Such predictions are based on tracing the impact and likely trajectory of innovations like blended and online learning, open learning, technologies allowing for mass customization and personalization, adapting learning software, and a growing set of alternative pathways to gainful and skilled employment.

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July 10th, 2015 at 9:44 pm

The top future jobs

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Being able to predict future job positions that will be in demand and that will command a reasonable living wage - can mean the difference between having a vibrant career and being consigned to the scrap heap before your time.   Continue Reading »

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July 10th, 2015 at 9:39 pm

Why technology-based learning will play a bigger part in our learning

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The NeuroLeadership Institute recently wrote an insightful paper about how our brain learns, understands, and ultimately retains and remembers the knowledge and information it acquires.   Continue Reading »

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July 9th, 2015 at 2:18 pm

Most popular programming languages

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RedMonk has released their bi-annual programming language rankings.  Very little has changed in the process since Drew Conway and John Myles White’s original analysis late in 2010.

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.

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July 7th, 2015 at 3:52 pm

The age of developer-defined infrastructure: The geek shall inherit the earth

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There have been articles about the primacy of software engineers over the past several years.  The fact that technical majors are making more money coming out of college than their classmates and the average salary for a developer has risen dramatically over the past few years supports this reality.

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.

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July 7th, 2015 at 3:45 pm

After student exodus, 900 laid off by University of Phoenix

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Over the past five years the for-profit institution has shed about half of its students, and since September the university has fired 900 employees.   Continue Reading »

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June 11th, 2015 at 3:50 pm

With many college graduates unemployed or underemployed, is college worth it?

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Many college graduates are unemployed or underemployed, leading some to speculate whether college is worth it, in our post-2008/2009 slow growth recovery.  Is some of the planning for college just plain wrong?  How does the future look for millions of unprepared, untrained, or misdirected job seekers?   Continue Reading »

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May 28th, 2015 at 12:55 pm

Rhode Island gives approval to a new kind of college

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What do you do with the nearly one in five working-age adults who have some college experience, but no degree?  Is one of the biggest challenges in higher education today.   Continue Reading »

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May 27th, 2015 at 9:31 pm

Why college tuition really costs so much

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It used to be that baby boomers paid for college with the money they made from their summer jobs, but then, over the course of the next few decades, public funding for higher education was slashed.  Forcing the millennial generation to take on crushing educational debt loads, because these radical cuts forced universities to raise tuition year after year.   Continue Reading »

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May 20th, 2015 at 1:40 pm

College enrollment declining as Millennials re-enter workforce

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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.   Continue Reading »

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