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Beth Doyle

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Latino Population Critical for Achieving the Nation’s Educational Goals

Posted by Beth Doyle on Aug 31, 2016 10:00:00 AM

Topics: Trends in Higher Education

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Latinos represented 17 percent of the nation's population in 2012. Although this statistic shows that Latinos represent the largest minority in the nation, it may seem relatively immaterial until further examination of the facts is included in the consideration.

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Building Bridges

Posted by Beth Doyle on Aug 10, 2016 8:00:00 AM

Topics: Best Practices, Trends in Higher Education

Information released by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in June revealed some puzzling data.

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Building Partnerships Between Business and Higher Ed

Posted by Beth Doyle on May 5, 2016 11:49:05 AM

Topics: Adult Learning

Many companies are building partnerships with institutions of higher learning because they realize the value of training and education. If you’re thinking of making it easier for employees to learn without taking time away from work, there has never been a better time.

Getting your employees the training they need to succeed is a collaborative effort. You don’t want to send them out into the vast world of degrees, certifications and accreditation from institutions of higher learning to make all the decisions alone. It is far wiser to have a system in place that gives employees the ability to seek training within the workplace.

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Diversity in the Workforce Starts with Diversity in Higher Ed

Posted by Beth Doyle on Apr 28, 2016 7:00:00 AM

Topics: Best Practices

About 3,000 four-year colleges and universities exist in the United States, and the more elite of these institutions of higher education offer degrees that are “golden tickets.” That is, those who earn them have access to the best opportunities in the American workforce.

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Higher Ed For An Unbundled World

Posted by Beth Doyle on Mar 28, 2016 12:56:42 PM

Topics: Trends in Higher Education

With costs going up and in many cases performance going down, Higher Ed is under pressure to prove its value. At the same time, new providers have “unbundled” degrees and certificates in favor of trends toward targeted job training or stand-alone trainings on specific topics.

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Classrooms All Around Us: 6 Top Strategies

Posted by Beth Doyle on Mar 10, 2016 8:47:28 AM

Topics: Trends in Higher Education

More learning institutions are abandoning the old model of classrooms in favor of borderless learning.

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Is PLA the Next Big Thing?

Posted by Beth Doyle on Mar 1, 2016 12:42:46 PM

Topics: Adult Learning, Assessment

The rise of Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) speaks to the growing desire of today’s workers to become equipped to handle new technologies and schools of thought. Organizations that wish to drive trends need to find creative, flexible ways to foster a culture of learning, and PLA answers the call.

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Why Blended Learning May Be the Future

Posted by Beth Doyle on Feb 25, 2016 11:39:00 AM

Topics: Adult Student Success, Trends in Higher Education

Universities have wrestled with the internet. On the one hand, it’s a huge opportunity for new methods of delivery. On the other, it’s a huge threat – also in terms of new methods of delivery.

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Global Divide Emerging on Education

Posted by Beth Doyle on Feb 19, 2016 11:02:26 AM

Topics: Trends in Higher Education

Global division in attitude toward education and re-skilling is creating an even greater divide between the economies of various countries, with the so-called better developed countries lagging in some aspects.

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Improving Higher Ed for the Underserved

Posted by Beth Doyle on Feb 12, 2016 7:00:00 AM

Topics: Adult Student Success, Adult Learning

President Obama issued a challenge to the nation and to Higher Ed when in 2010 he called for 8 million more graduates by the end of this decade.

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