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New college graduates enjoy the best job market in years with more offers and better salaries – CNBC

Those armed with a newly minted diploma will find the best job market in years. Employers plan to hire nearly 11% more graduates from the class of 2019 than they did from the class of 2018, according to the National Association of Colleges and Employers. Salaries for new grads are also up from last year. More Info »

Sudden death: Can the most damaging kind of for-profit closure be prevented? – Education Dive

How new learning modes will shape the ‘future of work’ – Education Dive

Dive Brief: The function and makeup of the workforce will change as industries adapt to new technology and processes, raising questions about how educational models are responding to deliver relevant training, explains a new white paper from the World Economic Forum and the Boston Consulting Group. The report examines eight possible outcomes for the future More Info »

Sudden death: Can the most damaging kind of for-profit closure be prevented? – Education Dive

How to Be a Better Online Teacher – ADVICE GUIDE – The Chronicle of Higher Education

Whether you’ve taught online a lot or a little, chances are you didn’t enjoy it as much as teaching in person. Maybe you didn’t experience that fizz after a particularly invigorating face-to-face class. Indeed, according to a 2017 Educause survey, only 9 percent of academics prefer to teach “in a completely online environment.” That means More Info »

Sudden death: Can the most damaging kind of for-profit closure be prevented? – Education Dive

Warren Shakes Up Student Loan Debate – Inside Higher Ed

Presidential candidate proposes canceling student debt for most borrowers, making public higher education free, adding billions in support for minority-serving institutions and kicking for-profit colleges out of federal aid system. Senator Elizabeth Warren’s call Monday to wipe out student debt has ignited a debate over the scale of federal action needed to deal with the More Info »

Sudden death: Can the most damaging kind of for-profit closure be prevented? – Education Dive

What’s Really Behind Employers’ Interest in Education? – The Chronicle of Higher Education

I’m Goldie Blumenstyk, a senior writer at The Chronicle of Higher Education covering innovation in and around academe. Here’s what I’m thinking about this week. Is there more than self-interest behind employers’ interest in education? Employers aren’t shy when it comes to complaining about colleges’ faults in preparing students for the workplace. Isn’t that more More Info »

Sudden death: Can the most damaging kind of for-profit closure be prevented? – Education Dive

Trident University Faculty Member Named Doctoral Mentor

Dr. Kenneth W. Cromer has been named Doctoral Mentor in Trident’s Ph.D. in Business Administration program, effective Monday, April 15th. He is a military veteran who previously served as a part-time instructor and dissertation committee member. Trident University International (Trident) is excited to announce the promotion of Dr. Kenneth W. Cromer to Doctoral Mentor in More Info »

Sudden death: Can the most damaging kind of for-profit closure be prevented? – Education Dive

Warming up to educating inmates – Community College Daily

Signaling its interest in finding ways to better prepare inmates for successful re-entry into society, the Trump administration on Monday held a day-long event at the U.S. Education Department focused on promising practices, as well as challenges, in using education and job training to help incarcerated individuals. Attendees of the meeting heard from government officials, More Info »

Sudden death: Can the most damaging kind of for-profit closure be prevented? – Education Dive

College Unbound Helps Working Adults Earn Fast Affordable Degrees – Forbes

Unbound Backstory With the radical proposition of teaching one student at a time, Dennis Littky and Elliott Washor formed Big Picture Learning. Their first school, The Metropolitan Regional Career And Technical Center (The Met) opened 25 years ago in Providence. Its success spurred the development of a global network of schools, but starting with student More Info »

Sudden death: Can the most damaging kind of for-profit closure be prevented? – Education Dive

Deborah Riemer Named Online Education Director at Pima Medical Institute

Veteran Educator, Riemer Brings More than 20 Years of Experience to the Position Tucson, Ariz. (April 22, 2019) – Pima Medical Institute has officially announced Deborah Riemer as its new Online Education Director. Riemer brings with her more than 20 years of experience, including time spent in IT, curriculum development, assessment and more than two More Info »

Sudden death: Can the most damaging kind of for-profit closure be prevented? – Education Dive

Professor Says Arizona State Forced Him to Fail Students. The University Says That’s ‘Unequivocally Wrong.’ – The Chronicle of Higher Education

At 10:48 a.m. on Thursday, an Arizona State University professor hit “send” on an email that has since gone viral, detailing what he alleges is the corrupt assessment of students in the university’s economics department. Brian Goegan, a clinical assistant professor of economics in the business school, sent the message to his students saying that More Info »

Sudden death: Can the most damaging kind of for-profit closure be prevented? – Education Dive