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University of Utah’s Degree-Plus Program Renews the Debate about what a Degree Should Provide

Posted by Brian Sorenson on Jun 9, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Topics: Workforce Development, Trends in Higher Education, Student Expectations

From Inside Higher Ed comes news about a unique new program at the University of Utah that’s sure to continue the long running debate about liberal arts education and the role of higher education in preparing students for jobs.

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The Deadline for Proposals for CAEL’s 2017 Annual Conference is Fast Approaching!

Posted by Brian Sorenson on Mar 10, 2017 12:32:31 PM

Topics: Workforce Development, CAEL News, Adult Learning Success

It’s only March, but we’re already excited about CAEL’s 2017 Annual Conference!

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Why We Need Adult Learners to Shape Tomorrow’s Economy

Posted by Brian Sorenson on Dec 12, 2016 11:15:27 AM

Topics: Workforce Development, Trends in Higher Education, Adult Learning

As 2016 comes to an end, many Americans are continuing to discuss the implications of this year’s election results. What will our country look like in the year—and years—to come? When it comes to higher education and our economy, it’s clear that the adult learner will play a key role in the shape of things to come.

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Unity through Higher Education? How Increased Access to a Postsecondary Education May Soothe Post-Election Discord

Posted by Brian Sorenson on Nov 15, 2016 3:15:02 PM

Topics: Workforce Development, Adult Student Success, Competency Based Education (CBE), Trends in Higher Education

It was impossible during CAEL’s 2016 International Conference last week to avoid the topic of the presidential election and what the results will mean for higher education in the U.S. As panels of experts noted throughout the duration of the conference, it’s of course far too soon to make any prognostication about the ramifications of the elections with any real confidence.

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8 Ways to Grow With Your Best Connections

Posted by Beth Doyle on Jan 26, 2016 8:00:00 AM

Topics: Workforce Development, Employee Engagement, Best Practices, Knowledge Transfer, Adult Learning

Psychologists have long made the case that people only grow in connection with others. High-quality connections make learning at work more effective and meaningful, professors Jane E. Dutton and Emily Heaphy write for Harvard Business Review.

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