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Ep. 111: Stackable and Alternative Credentials Go Mainstream

This week’s episode of The Key explores whether the emergence of shorter-term and alternative credentials pose a threat—or offer salvation—to traditional colleges and universities.

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Minnesota Lawmakers Push to Regulate OPMs

Online program managers that allow institutions to offer wide-scale online courses are under fire in Minnesota. Lawmakers don’t like their profit-sharing model, among other things.

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Professor Creates Digital Marketing Simulation to Teach Practical Skills

Students at Hult International Business School in Massachusetts play a simulated game that teaches the principles of digital marketing and allows them to refine their skills.

A group of students sit, all wearing virtual reality headsets. They are in a classroom and in a square formation with their desks.

Virtual Coffee, Ice Cream Shops Help Students Learn Business

Business schools are moving beyond case studies or site visits and utilizing virtual reality in classrooms to help students master supply chain management.

Ep. 110: Underemployment of College Graduates: How Concerned Should We Be?

Half of all graduates don’t work in jobs that require a bachelor’s degree. What can institutions do to best prepare their students for work?

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For Solar Eclipse, Colleges Give Physicists Football Star Treatment

Many stadiums will host public watch parties to instill awe, enhance science literacy, and foster community on and off campus. For the rare event, Inside Higher Ed offers a statistical poem.

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Three Questions for UC Davis Dean Rao Unnava on Online Degree Partnerships

A conversation about collaborating with 2U on a new online MBA.

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Seeking Tech Antidotes for Enrollment Cliff

New approaches using personalized learning, microcredentials and AI were in the air at the annual UPCEA conference.