Skip to content

The New Shape of Work

The future of work is changing and college curriculums must change to best prepare students for the demands of their careers, many of which have yet to be imagined.

What trends in academic courses and areas of study are being accelerated by Covid-19? What new areas of the economy are pushing higher education into new directions? How can college graduates prepare for a world where automation is increasingly more prevalent? To find out, Scott Carlson, a senior writer at The Chronicle, joins education experts for a look at what’s ahead.

Panelists include:

  • Bob Atkins, CEO, Gray Associates
  • Mike Belcher, Director EdTech Innovation, HP Inc.
  • Scott Carlson, Senior Writer, The Chronicle of Higher Education
  • Christine Cruzvergara, Vice President of Higher Education and Student Success, Handshake
  • Jeremy Podany, CEO, The Career Leadership Collective
  • Michelle Weise, Senior Advisor at Imaginable Futures, and Author of Long Life Learning: Preparing for Jobs That Don’t Exist Yet

With Support from HP Inc.

Suggestions?

Let us know what you would like to cover in these virtual forums. Email us at ci@chronicle.com.
Find out more about virtual event partnerships by emailing marketingstrategy@chronicle.com.

Upcoming Events

  • A Flexible Campus for a New Era

    UPCOMING: December 13, 2022 | 2 p.m. ET: Remote and hybrid education are effective ways to improve faculty flexibility and student satisfaction. What are the first steps you need to take to create the best offerings on your campus? Register today for “A Flexible Campus for a New Era” to find out. With Support From Ring Central. Register here.
  • Higher Ed’s Digital Future: Research Universities

    UPCOMING: December 6, 2022 | 2 p.m. ET: Hybrid and virtual courses improved accessibility for students, especially nontraditional ones, during the pandemic. In the final installment of this three-part series, a panel of experts will discuss the future of tech in higher ed. With Support From Verizon. Register here.
  • Managing Higher Ed’s Modern Work Force

    UPCOMING: December 8, 2022 | 2 p.m. ET: In a national survey by The Chronicle, 57 percent of administrators said their colleges lacked policies and systems to govern a contemporary workplace. Join us to discuss what provosts, deans, and department chairs can do to improve employee morale and related issues. With Support From ModernThink. Register here.

Recommended Events

  • How to Design Learning for Student Success

    ON DEMAND: College leaders share thoughts on the growing trend of involving students in the design of curricula and pedagogy in this virtual forum. With Support From Pearson. Watch on demand.
  • Preparing the Next Generation of Instructors

    ON DEMAND: Great teaching is a skill, not a talent. That means higher-ed administrators must train faculty to create excellent classroom experiences. Join us to explore the latest strategies to invest in the next generation of teachers. With Support From Adobe. Watch on demand.
  • Integrating Equity: A Conversation With Lynn Dobbs

    ON DEMAND: Join our 30-minute talk with London Metropolitan University’s vice chancellor and chief executive, to discuss its commitment to race equity, including major investments under a five-year plan. With Support From London Met. Watch on demand.
  • Making Change in Higher Ed

    WATCH ON DEMAND: A Chronicle journalist will lead a panel of experts in a virtual discussion of change management at colleges and universities after the pandemic. Panelists will use real-world examples to show how institutions can benefit from change to meet goals. With Support From Watermark. Watch on demand.
  • How to ‘Flip’ the Classroom

    ON DEMAND: “Flipping” the classroom, a pedagogical approach that can energize learning, asks instructors to use class time for conversations and workshops, not lectures, while delivering lessons and other resources online. You’ll leave this forum with tips to transform your classroom. With Support From CambridgeUP. Watch on demand.
  • What It Takes to Lead a College

    ON DEMAND: Panelists will share practical tips and strategic insights from their time at the helm of small and medium colleges. Presidents, provosts, deans, VPs, and other higher-ed professionals interested in leadership, strategy, and innovation are invited. With Support From Jenzabar. Watch on demand.