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Working to be ‘better with,’ not ‘better than’

Mark Milliron, a longtime innovator in adult education and now president of National University, sees a future in greater collaboration across higher education. We talked with him about that idea, the rise of hybrid learning, and more.


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Training for jobs that companies ‘really need’

This issue of The Job looks at a Charlotte-based tech-training provider offering stipends and jobs with its corporate partners, while another startup upskills hospital workers. Also, more on outcomes-based loans and a foundation backs…

How online training can ease healthcare demands

This issue of The Job looks at growing interest in online training for medical certifications and a private university that’s offering credit for MedCerts and other microcredentials. Also, an in-depth look at outcomes-based loans and how…
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