The Intersection of Higher Ed and Hiring: Q&A with Sean Gallagher

Dr Sean Gallagher is the Chief Strategy Officer for Northeastern University's Global Network. Sean is a nationally recognised expert with more than 15 years of experience in strategy and innovation in higher education. His first book, "The Future of University Credentials: New Developments at the Intersection of Higher Education and Hiring," was published in 2016. :: … Continue reading The Intersection of Higher Ed and Hiring: Q&A with Sean Gallagher

Online Learning at VSU: An Interview with Art Fridrich

Art Fridrich is the first Director of Distance Education at Virginia State University, where he's charged with bringing courses and programs from the classroom to the online environment. Art also works with faculty members to change the in-class experience for students. Prior to his role at VSU, he spent over 30 years in higher education as a consultant, administrator and technologist with over 70 colleges and universities in the US and abroad.

Competency-Based “Hire” Education: Interview with Dr. Michelle Weise

Dr. Michelle R. Weise is a Senior Research Fellow at the Clayton Christensen Institute specializing in disruptive innovation in higher education. She co-authored a book with Clayton M. Christensen about how online competency-based education will revolutionize the workforce and disrupt higher education titled, Hire Education: Mastery, Modularization, and the Workforce Revolution. Michelle’s commentaries and research have been featured in a number of publications … Continue reading Competency-Based “Hire” Education: Interview with Dr. Michelle Weise

The End of College: Q&A with Kevin Carey

Kevin Carey is an American higher education writer and policy analyst. He is serving as Director of the Education Policy Program at the New America Foundation, a non-profit, non-partisan research organization based in Washington, D.C. We asked Kevin about his recent, provocative book, The End of College: Creating the Future of Learning and the University of Everywhere. … Continue reading The End of College: Q&A with Kevin Carey

University of the People as Disruptive Innovation

Founded in 2009, University of the People ("UoPeople") holds the distinction of being the first tuition-free, non-profit online university. To date, UoPeople has admitted more than 2000 students from over 150 countries, including the Sudan, Indonesia, and Haiti. Students enrol in either Business or Computer Science, for Associates or Bachelor's programs. Most of the academic labour is supplied by volunteers, for … Continue reading University of the People as Disruptive Innovation

Podcast Interview on “Meet Education”

Nick Di Nardo, host of "Meet Education" interviews Dr. Keith Hampson.

The Saxifrage School

A new DIY school, with a focus on "local". Love it. More later, but for now check out their video and their site. http://youtu.be/HB76B-u9Oyk