Education Blog

10/21/13 - MOOC and Higher Education

Higher education has never been this expensive. Nor has it been as sharply criticized for its perceived lack of effectiveness. Amid these challenges, some major “disruptive innovations” have occurred. MOOC is one of them.

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10/14/13 - The Hybridization of Higher Education

To keep pace with the changing face of education; more working adults, technological innovations, university economics, and increased student demand for more flexibility, Universities have to change the methods of delivering education. In order to differentiate themselves, universities have begun looking for innovative ways to reach more students while improving the quality of the educational experience by offering new instructional modes. 

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10/7/13 - How a Government Shutdown Affects Education

When Ohio residents awakened on October 1, 2013, the nation had changed.  Approximately 52,000 federal employees in Ohio look to be off of the job indefinitely.  One week later, the effects of the Government Shutdown on Ohio economy and morale is becoming more certain.  What is uncertain though, are the effects of the shutdown on Ohio education.  From K-12 to colleges and universities, experts and researchers are considering the impact the Government Shutdown will have on Ohio education for a time to come. 

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9/12/13 - Reconsidering “Scholarship Reconsidered”

Scholarship is a purposeful activity. It provides direction as a professional and as an educator. Scholarship is not the result of passive person who just happens to witness an experience. In the professions, scholarship involves careful observation of the given conditions to examine the means available for reaching an end, and to discover the hindrances in the way. Scholarship helps one understand the implications relating to different means to achieve ends.

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7/17/13 - Articulating a Path to Success

A highly skilled workforce is the key to our economic, cultural, and social success. So how do we increase access and in turn increase our country’s talent level?

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7/17/13 - Globalization of Higher Education

As the educators of tomorrow’s workforce, it is incumbent upon institutions of higher education to adopt a globalized perspective in their approach to learning and access.

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7/17/13 - Quality Through Accreditation

What does higher education accreditation mean from a practical standpoint?  Depending on your vantage point, it can mean many things.  

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7/17/13 - Insuring Ohio Futures

Insurance-related jobs are on the rise, but data indicates there is an insufficient pool of qualified workers to fill these positions. Now a handful of colleges and universities around the state -- including Franklin -- are offering Risk Management and Insurance degree programs.

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