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  • Higher learning for a higher purpose: Fighting inequality in the ‘human work’ era

    COVID-19 has upended the global economy with astonishing speed and severity. Millions have had their work environments drastically changed,…

  • Building Inclusive Pathways to Skills for the Digital Economy

    There is no shortage of reports on the future of work in a digital economy and others documenting the…

  • Improving Workforce Success among America’s College Students

    As the presidential campaign of 2020 kicks into high gear, the stagnation of worker earnings in recent decades has…

  • Higher Ed: Please Show Your Work. Make Student Learning Visible to Employers.

    Remember when your math teacher in grade school required you to “show your work,” so that they could see…

  • Stackable Credentials Backgrounder

    Today’s students are more diverse than previous generations—they are more likely to be workers, parents, and returning adults—and do…

  • Backgrounder: Evolving Models of Postsecondary Learning

    Today’s students—who are more likely to be workers, parents, returning adults, veterans, and more—may have postsecondary education experiences and…

  • Are short-term credentials really the best thing since sliced bread?

    The accelerating pace of workplace change raises the specter that formal degrees no longer meet workplace demands and might…

  • Transforming the Transcript

    Flipping the Script: Making sure all learning counts.“I was worried I would not be able to find a job…

  • Capturing All Learning, and Documenting It, Too

    Elon University serves as one of the leaders in experiential education, expanding students’ knowledge beyond the classroom to the…

  • The Digital Badge Revolution

    For better or worse, we live in a society in which credentials are currency.  A credential is a signal…

  • Backgrounder: Evolving Models of Postsecondary Learning

    Today’s students—who are more likely to be workers, parents, returning adults, veterans, and more—may have postsecondary education experiences and…

  • To Unlock the Value of the Degree, Break It Down: How Digital Credentials Might Bend the Curve on Degree Skepticism

    Less than half of Americans now believe that going to college will pay off with higher lifetime earnings. And…