Michael and Jeff wrap up Season 2 of Future U by answering some of our listener questions.
MIT professor Anant Agarwal, the founder and CEO of edX, a non-profit online learning destination, talks with Michael and Jeff about the evolution and impact of edX and how it competes with the growing for-profit online education industry.
Katie Lynch-Holmes, Principal Strategic Consultant at Ellucian sat down with Michael and Jeff to unpack the results of a recent study Ellucian conducted that explored how much value college students and hiring managers place on degrees relative to credentials.
Rachel Fishman, a financial aid policy expert at New America, sat down with Michael and Jeff to discuss her research into the transparency problems and inconsistencies with financial aid letters.
In a round of lightning interviews in front of a studio audience at the annual ASU-GSV summit, Michael and guest co-host Goldie Blumenstyk of the Chronicle for Higher Education dig in with two of the hottest young companies in education and training, the president who helped turn a struggling university around, and the longest-tenured member of the Gates Foundation’s postsecondary success team.
Show note: Here’s a link to the story in the Chronicle that was referenced in this episode.
In a round of lightning interviews in front of a studio audience at the annual ASU-GSV summit, Michael and Jeff talk with the architects of the biggest deal announced at the conference as well as with leading CEOs and entrepreneurs about the future of traditional colleges and workplace learning.
Harvard University associate professor of public policy Joshua Goodman sat down with Michael and Jeff to talk about his research into how taking the SAT more than once factors into college admissions and what inequities exist in standardized testing patterns.