A digital badging project at UC Davis is drawing notice, but the innovation looks more like competency-based education than a form of alternative credentials.
A look at the trends, people and terms that shaped 2013, with predictions about the year to come.
Lumina Foundation creates group of colleges working on competency-based degrees, with goals of defining what works and what, exactly, competency-based education should be.
Nelson Mandela's death puts on hold caucus for college leaders to talk about lower-income student success, for which they have been asked to set specific goals.
Alabama's community college transfer website is a national example of how to help students transfer more efficiently, so why is the office that runs it on life support?
UConn's stalled proposal to limit outside credits earned by non-transfer students generates controversy and may be a sign of future tussles to come over "unbundled" degrees.
Most community college students take a break from college on the way to earning a four-year degree, but few make it there if they "stop out" more than once.
Education Department proposes perhaps its strictest proposed language on the rules so far, a week before negotiators get back to business.
Congress starts getting specific about higher education policy changes, with calls for deregulation and the expansion of competency-based education.
Accelerated remediation starts to catch on at California community colleges, but might be slowed down by public university transfer policies.
Inside Higher Ed
1015 18th Street NW
Washington, DC 20036
1015 18th Street NW, Suite 1100 | PH: 1-202-659-9208
Copyright © 2015