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

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David Wiley, a pioneer of open education resources who co-founded Lumen Learning , a for-profit company that supports OER efforts, sees one place where textbooks could actually be vanquished by openly licensed alternatives: community colleges. Eventually you wound up co-founding your own company, Lumen Learning, and you gave up a tenured professor job at Brigham Young University to do it.

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Why Are Coding Bootcamps Going Out of Business?

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and The Iron Yard, owned by the Apollo Education Group (parent company of the University of Phoenix). 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. But that’s likely what happens if your company raises venture capital: a bigger company buys you (and crushes you).

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” From the press release (which explains why there’d be an article on the company this week): “ YouTube joins forces with Britannica to provide easier access to credible and authoritative information.” I’m not tracking on these sorts of predictions right now – because of the book-writing – but let’s all circle back around in 2024 to see how this panned out. and Worldwide by 2024.” The company has raised $20.4

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

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million computing jobs by 2024. Companies like Intel and Apple have launched diversity initiatives, but we have much work to do. “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.

Pathways to jobs of the future opening via summer STEM programs

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All that changed this summer, when Davis found herself sequencing numbers, learning about graduate programs and visiting companies that benefit from the research she and 19 other students have been doing at Muhlenberg College. “It

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

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With a huge shortage of college graduates in data and computer science, tech companies are taking matters into their own hands and providing education directly to prospective tech workers. Microsoft employees in Redmond, Washington.

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

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Seventy-percent of construction companies nationwide are having trouble finding qualified workers, according to the Associated General Contractors of America ; in Washington, the proportion is 80 percent.

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

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This new approach is fueled by trends that have impacted academic publishing over the past decade, including: The Rental Market: Companies like Wiley report textbook rental as the major cause for their recent 27% revenue decline in their Q3 (compared to 2016). Digital: In the past two years, sales of ebooks, learning solutions, and other digital products have begun to surpass print for the first time at companies such as McGraw-Hill.

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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. Someone comes to you and says, “Hey, we need these websites built for our company, or We've got a website and we need it fixed.” Maybe we’re a company and let’s say we have people putting in orders for our service. Maybe you’ve got a couple of kids, and your company is at shutdown. What does it really mean to prepare students for a future in coding careers?

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Worth noting: the website promotes private student loan companies SkillsFund and Climb to students looking for tuition assistance.). Via Techcrunch : “ SoFi co-founder Dan Macklin is leaving the company.” ” Via the ProQuest press release : “Matti Shem Tov, President of Ex Libris, a ProQuest company, will succeed Kurt Sanford as CEO of ProQuest in 2017.” – that “dubious science” is at play at an education technology company.

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?

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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.