Postsecondary Learning

HIGHER EDUCATION

Formal schooling after high school is considered higher education. Here we share stories about innovation happening in community colleges, four-year institutions and universities.


Georgia Tech Launches Online Master of Science in Analytics Program
GEORGIA ON MY MIND: Georgia Tech made waves when it first partnered with Udacity to offer an online Master’s in computer science. The fanfare has dimmed, with MOOCs and digital programs now more mainstream. Still, the school is back for another round. This week Georgia Tech announced a new online Master program in analytics, delivered in partnership with edX...
January #DLNchat: Building Cultures of Experimentation in Higher Ed
EdSurge’s Digital Learning Network for higher ed kicked off the new year with a bang: Today, readers from around the world tuned in for another animated #DLNchat to discuss building cultures of experimentation in academia. Hosted in partnership with the Online Learning Consortium, WCET and Tyton Partners, the conversation explored how to foster “safe to fail” cultures, identify champions for institutional innovation, build sustainable funding for experimentations and much more...
Critics Say New York's Debt-Free Tuition Plan Isn't Enough
QUALMS WITH CUOMO: It seems New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has taken a few notes from the Bernie Sanders (and later Hillary Clinton) playbook. This week he announced a plan to cover tuition for residents whose families make less than $125,000 a year. But unlike plans from Clinton and Sanders—which as proposed would have eliminated tuition while allowing students to keep their grant aid—Cuomo’s proposal would make up for the difference between students’ aid and their tuition bill...