Most Recent Articles
July 30, 2015
After more than 25 years of technology-enabled education, college leaders are shifting their focus to how digital technology can improve learning of all kinds, Peter Stokes argues.
April 4, 2014
Peter Stokes explores the mismatch in information and results between colleges and the employment market.
October 4, 2013
This year's crop of back-to-school analyses has a heavy focus on jobs. Peter Stokes dissects what that means for colleges and students.
July 25, 2013
Experiential learning is one way that colleges and universities can better prepare their students for a life of work. Peter Stokes highlights one innovative approach.
May 17, 2013
Is all the talk about "innovation" masking anxiety about how higher education might be reshaped? Peter Stokes asks.
April 4, 2013
Curricular systems and materials that adapt to the learner are emerging slowly but surely as a potentially major force in higher education, Peter Stokes writes.
February 22, 2013
Peter Stokes takes a peek inside the latest laboratory spawned by MIT and Harvard -- edX, the nonprofit MOOC provider.
January 10, 2013
In the debut of a new column, Peter Stokes, a longtime proponent of higher education innovation, challenges the fascination with "disruption" and urges a focus on improvement and strategy instead.
October 27, 2011
True change will emerge only when colleges face competition, writes Peter Stokes, who calls for a federal “demonstration program” to let new entities offer degrees.