Tag Archives: Custom Curricula

Arizona State and Starbucks in Pathbreaking Educational Benefits Deal

Arizona State University (ASU) is taking a page from the playbook of University of Maryland University College (UMUC). While there seems to be a Starbucks coffee shop on every corner, the U.S. military services are still larger employers of young Americans without a college education. UMUC has grown to be the largest online educational enterprise… Read More »

Global Online Higher Ed: Matching Content with Demand

Outside the United States the demand for post-secondary education is at an all-time high. Rapid population growth in Asia, coupled with the need for a increasingly skilled workforce throughout the developing world, has created tremendous demand for high quality technical training and education.   Major vendors  such as Cisco, Microsoft, and SAP have long targeted global… Read More »

The New Architecture for Usable and Useful Knowledge

The emerging architecture of digitally published reference works, manuals, and textbooks changes the form, and what we expect, in accessing and using professional and occupational knowledge. New generation online knowledge sources are searchable and can present useful and usable knowledge in accessible tutorial format for education or decision support. Because of the explosion of important… Read More »