A novel program in Germany seeks to recognize migrants’ educational attainment even though they might lack the diploma to prove it.
Christine Ortiz explains how her radical project was sparked by interdisciplinary body-armor research and some time spent on a technology-free retreat.
Researchers see potential for a digital ledger, called the "blockchain," to help employers check whether job applicants have really taken the courses they say they have.
The economics blogger and George Mason University professor says the distinction between universities and non-university educators is "crumbling." Just look at his Marginal Revolution University.
Jaime Casap represents one of the country’s most powerful tech companies. He’s also a voice for minority students from poor families.
MOOC sequences that lead to certificates can also be the ticket into some master’s programs. Educators say that’s one way of easing barriers and cutting costs for students.
Several contestants in The Chronicle’s 2015 "Shark Tank: Edu Edition" have made progress in developing their ideas over the past year.
For the second year in a row, innovators with very different notions of how to improve higher education brought us their pitches. Here’s how they fared.
The education landscape is changing. On The Chronicle of Higher Education’s Re:Learning podcast, you’ll meet the renegade teachers, ed-tech entrepreneurs, and longtime educators shaping the future of college. This is part of our broader coverage of the future of education. For updates, follow the Re:Learning project on Twitter, Facebook, and iTunes.
Professors shouldn’t be so resistant to technology-driven change, says Michael Staton, an entrepreneur. They stand to benefit from it.
For experts in artificial intelligence, the program’s defeat of a human champion of one of the world’s most complex board games holds big implications for society.