OER Pioneer David Wiley Predicts All Community Colleges Will Dump Traditional Textbooks By 2024

Edsurge

It’s popular to predict the death of the textbook—and these days even textbook providers seem eager to move away from their age-old publishing model. Perhaps we’re in the zombie phase of textbook publishing, when commercial texts are walking corpses that never get fully eradicated.

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Nutrition Credentialing Requirement Opens the Door to Online Degree Programs

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By 2024, registered dietitians (RD) will have to earn a master’s degree before they can take their credentialing exam from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND), which the Commission on Dietetic Registration accredits.

OECD Releases Report on Automation and the Workforce

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According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics , in 2024 nearly 4.6 As technologies across the globe disrupt the workforce, researchers are frantically trying to estimate the impact machines, machine learning, and artificial intelligence (AI) will have on future jobs. The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) released a working paper on this topic.

Jobs in cybersecurity are exploding: Why are women locked out?

The Hechinger Report

million job openings projected by 2024. In an effort to get more girls at Red Bank to participate in the cybersecurity challenge, teacher Mandy Galante, center, recruited girls from nontech classes, including a dozen from a creative writing class. “We

How to make the upcoming eclipse an incredible STEM lesson

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After this year, the next total solar eclipse happening stateside will be in 2024 and then again in 2045.

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Why Are Coding Bootcamps Going Out of Business?

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That 500,000 figure, incidentally, comes from a Bureau of Labor Statistics projection about the number of computing and IT jobs that will added to the US economy by 2024 , not the number of jobs that are available – filled or unfilled – today. Within the past week, two well-known and well-established coding bootcamps have announced they’ll be closing their doors: Dev Bootcamp, owned by Kaplan Inc.,

Impatient with universities’ slow pace of change, employers go around them

The Hechinger Report

million new tech jobs will be created between 2014 and 2024, many of them requiring people with data and computer-science credentials. Microsoft employees in Redmond, Washington.

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High-paying jobs go begging while high school grads line up for bachelor’s degrees

The Hechinger Report

Using scholarships and stipends, among other things, it would prepare more people for the 811,000 expected job openings through 2024 in industries facing worker shortages, which Michigan officials say don’t require bachelor’s degrees and pay an average of $60,000 a year.

Coding in the Classroom: Six Tips to Get Even Reluctant Teachers—and Students—Started

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million computing jobs by 2024. “I can barely fix a printer. If there is a non-tech way to do something, I will find it,” says Shanti Williams, a teacher at P.S. 34 Oliver H. Perry elementary school in Brooklyn, NY. Williams may have never considered herself to be a "tech person," but she recognized the value of code and discovered how a supportive community could empower her and her students to learn.

EDITORIAL: California moving too slowly on computer science graduation requirements

eSchool News

Bureau of Labor Statistics has forecast a shortage of 1 million computer science graduates by 2024 — and given that a comprehensive 2016 survey showed college graduates majoring in computer science had the highest starting salaries — this amounts to institutional malfeasance on a staggering scale.

Inside the unique STEM school for students with learning difficulties

eSchool News

Eye-opening statistics about career readiness are seemingly everywhere these days, and nowhere is that more apparent than when it comes to the future of STEM, where jobs are rapidly growing — up to 17 percent from 2014 to 2024 by one estimate — and could reach 8.6

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Tennessee’s supplemental STEM curriculum available to all

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STEM careers in Tennessee are expected to grow 16 percent, with over 25,000 new jobs by 2024, and nationally, STEM jobs are growing at almost twice the rate as non-STEM careers. The Tennessee STEM Innovation Network, through legislative support, is making a supplemental STEM career awareness curriculum available at no cost to all middle schools in the state.

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How to Become the Netflix of Textbooks—and Make a Digital-First Transformation

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Open Educational Resources (OER): Lumen Learning’s David Wiley recently predicted that OER will eradicate textbooks in community colleges by 2024, forcing companies to redefine “affordable” with new products, such as MindTap ACE from Cengage. Disruptive forces in academic publishing have turned traditional models on their heads.

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Questioning the Core Assumptions of Personalized Learning With Math Blogger Dan Meyer

Edsurge

Put these systems in place, and the kids between now and 2024 are going to get screwed? A few weeks ago, while perusing Twitter for news stories, a few folks on the EdSurge team came across a Tweet by math blogger, former teacher and current Desmos Chief Academic Officer Dan Meyer.

An Assembly Line of Coding Students? Tough Questions for the Computer Science Movement

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In fact, the whole thing is set to expand by 12 percent by 2024. What does it really mean to prepare students for a future in coding careers? Clive Thompson, a freelance writer for Wired and The New York Times magazine, thinks the reality is not as rosy as many people think.

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Hack Education Weekly News

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Via Edsurge : “OER Pioneer David Wiley Predicts All Community Colleges Will Dump Traditional Textbooks By 2024.” The Trump Budget. Via The New York Times : “ Trump’s Budget Cuts Deeply Into Medicaid and Anti-Poverty Efforts.” ” Via NPR : “ Trump Budget Reduces Education Spending , Raises Funding For School Choice.” ” Also via NPR : “President Trump’s Budget Proposal Calls For Deep Cuts To Education.”

New research questions the value of certificates pushed by colleges, policymakers

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After all, an aging population is driving up demand; the Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that the country will need, on average, nearly 35,000 additional home health aides per year through 2024.

Where should healthcare look to save costs?

The Christensen Institute

In fact, Medicare forecasts that the share of prescription drugs in total healthcare expenditures is estimated to remain around 10% per year until 2024, implying that prescription drugs will not be the main drivers of growth. People often refer to the U.S.