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Will Informal Learning Carry the Same Weight as College Degrees?

Will Informal Learning Carry the Same Weight as College Degrees?

| December 23, 2011 | 18 Comments

Dave Herholz You can learn anything you want on the Internet, so the adage goes. But even if that’s true, even if it’s now easier than ever to learn about almost any subject online, there are still very few opportunities to gain formal recognition — “credit,” if you will — for informal learning done online. […]

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What Colleges Must Do to Stay Relevant

What Colleges Must Do to Stay Relevant

| November 28, 2011 | 3 Comments

For many Americans, going to college has been the next natural step after graduating from high school. A college degree has served not just as a status symbol, but also proof that graduates have mastered a subject and can put the knowledge they’ve acquired in school to practice. But the value of a college degree […]

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