October 28, 2016

Volume 63, Issue 09

Next: The Innovation Issue

Today’s students expect more help finding a job than ever before. Colleges — and companies — are trying to help them design their futures.

Artificial intelligence has become more widespread in higher education.

This is how colleges — and their students — can benefit from the findings of user-experience teams.

What if, in the next wave of innovation in online learning, colleges tried to provide what students really needed?

Colleges too often plunge into innovative strategies without thinking about how much they will cost.

The way companies evaluate job candidates is evolving, and the certifications that liberal-arts colleges offer must evolve as well.

Practices from the software-development world can be adapted to disrupt undergraduate education’s "seat time equals learning" model.

What worked 20 years ago might not work now, and those methods will only become more precarious as our technologically infused future gradually arrives.

Higher education must show students how to adapt to the fast-evolving 21st-century economy before outside ventures step in and do it for them. Here’s where to start.

Examples from innovative colleges suggest that one key step in improving career prospects is for colleges and employers to collaborate in deeper ways.

Research shows that powerful emotions like awe contribute to lasting knowledge. Two psychologists ask: Can those feelings be evoked from a distance?

An experiment at Carnegie Mellon University hints at a new world of networked devices. But we’re not there yet.