News Roundup for the Week of September 8th

September 12th, 2014 Career Development, Education, News

The news highlights from this week once again focus on the skills gap conversation with Thomas Friedman from the New York Times chiming into the conversation with a great editorial on a recent Gallup poll. I have also included a piece focusing on the

News Roundup for the Week of September 1st

September 5th, 2014 Career Development, Education, News

It’s back to school time! And for those of us not in school, this means the rest of us have to get back to work (or do both if you are in school part-time). This was a short week thanks to Labor Day, but

News Roundup for the Week of August 25th

August 29th, 2014 Career Development, Education, News

It’s finally here, the end of summer, which means back to school. Hopefully you have made the most of any time off and maybe even learned a few things on your own. If not, there is still plenty of time! This week’s news featured some

News Roundup for the Week of August 18th

August 22nd, 2014 Career Development, Education, News

Well, the sun is starting to set on the summer as students everywhere will be heading back to school over the next two weeks (some returned this week). As such, there were some newsworthy pieces from the unstoppable “Learn to Code” movement as well as

News Roundup for the Week of August 11th

August 15th, 2014 Career Development, Education, Lifestyle, News

The week in news has been dominated by the tragic passing of actor Robin Williams, an icon who dominated the screen so many amazing roles. Among my favorites were Mrs. Doubtfire, Good Morning Vietnam, and of course, Dead Poets Society, where he played an inspirational

News Roundup for the Week of August 4th

August 8th, 2014 Career Development, Education, News

It seems like so many people took off this week to squeeze in some vacation time before the school year fires up again, so the news was a bit light this week. Either way, here are some of the pieces we found to be

News Roundup for the Week of July 28th

August 1st, 2014 Career Development, Education, News

Feature of the Week Move Over MOOCs, It’s Online Competency Time This article highlights many of the findings in a recent mini-book from The Christensen Institute where they discuss why MOOCs are not actually the disruptive force, but it is the competency-based postsecondary schools

News Roundup for the Week of July 21st

July 25th, 2014 Career Development, Education

We have now reached the peak of summer, and in case you missed it, here are some of our favorite articles from the past week. MOOCs and Online Learning What Learning Leaders Can Learn From MOOCs The Chief Learning Officer from SAP talks about her

The Rise of Informal and Experiential Learning

July 23rd, 2014 Career Development, Education

The issues with rising tuition and the accompanying student debt crisis are well documented. Because of these issues and the inability of the formal educational system to rapidly innovate, there has been an explosion in education content outside of traditional channels to bridge skill

10 Ways to Start Teaching Your Own Online Class

July 16th, 2014 Uncategorized

Are you awesome at something and want to teach other people? Do you want to make money doing so? Great news! It has never been easier to distribute your knowledge to others via the internet, and many new platforms are available to help you