Professional, Continuing, and Online Education News


See below for a listing of curated news articles of the day brought to you by Ray Schroeder, Director of the National Council for Online Education. 

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Generation Z, A New Cohort of Adult Learners

Over the past two decades, professional, continuing, and online (PCO) education units of colleges and universities have reaped the rewards of Boomers returning to complete their bachelor’s degrees. As Boomers gave way to Generation X and Millennials, PCO units developed professional master’s degrees to further…

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Systemwide Approaches to Online Programs (InsideHigherEd)

As online offerings have grown increasingly important to colleges over the past decade, large public university systems looking to launch or expand degree programs have been faced with a key question: To centralize or not to centralize? Systems across the country have adopted a wide…

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Changes in Labor Statistics Signal Major Occupational Shifts and Impact to Higher Education Credentials

WASHINGTON, D.C. – October 12, 2017 – A joint research report released today by UPCEA and Chmura Economics & Analytics reveals a number of major occupational shifts in technology, healthcare, and other industries and their impact on higher education. The study, Occupational Shifts and Higher…

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