Millennials: The Straw That Will Stir Higher Education’s Next Disruption

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Famous billionaire college dropouts like Mark Zuckerberg, Bill Gates, and the late Steve Jobs are prominent examples of successes who never completed undergraduate degrees. To match the changing, unpredictable nature of today’s economy and digital landscape, these programs should aim for flexibility and innovative paradigms. One example of this is the newest trend of “ digital badges.” Article Written By: Hossein Rahnama.

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” Via The Atlantic : “Why Many College Dropouts Are Returning to School in North Carolina.” “ The Digital Gap Between Rich and Poor Kids Is Not What We Expected ,” writes Nellie Bowles in The New York Times. SNHU and LRNG are merging “to Create ‘ WeWork for Education ’ Via Digital Badges and Mini-Campuses.” *Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles.

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Meanwhile, the state has given initial approval for ECOT to become a “dropout school.” Via the Northeastern press office : “ Northeastern University and IBM partnership first to turn digital badges into academic credentials for learners worldwide.” ” A new report from Data & Society : “ Privacy, Security, and Digital Inequality – How Technology Experiences and Resources Vary by Socioeconomic Status, Race, and Ethnicity.”