VIDEO: Courageous Learning: The Documentary

The new documentary (and book) Courageous Learning, produced by Excelsior College and President John Ebersole, follows the lives of three adult students as they face obstacles in the pursuit of higher education.

Making Sense of CBE

It’s no secret that the world of higher education likes to employ the use of acronyms, and the acronym du jour is CBE, or competency based education. But what exactly is competency based education and the myriad of terms associated with the topic? That’s a question Blackboard and ACE are trying to answer.

PODCAST: ACE’s Cathy Sandeen on the Evolution of MOOCs

Cathy Sandeen, ACE’s vice president for education attainment and innovation, recently sat down with the online newspaper Evolllution.com to discuss the impact of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) on higher education over the past few years and how they might affect continuing and extended education programs in the future.

The Evolving Role of Community Colleges

Community colleges nationwide increasingly are being called on to play a major role in the effort to increase the number of Americans with a college degree or credential—and to do so at an affordable cost. Community colleges are undergoing a transformation and stand “front and center” in the drive to develop the workforce the United… Read more »

VIDEO: Nine Groups Endorse Student Achievement Measure

Nine national higher education organizations have endorsed the Student Achievement Measure (SAM), a collaborative effort by the association community to track student attendance across institutions.