Online Learning Update

January 19, 2014

Redefining value in international higher education

Filed under: Online Learning News — Ray Schroeder @ 12:05 am

by Rahul Choudaha, University World News

Going forward in 2014, there will be increasing pressure on higher education to redefine its value to students. Simply put, for the majority of students, the value of higher education is a function of its immediate employment prospects as opposed to long-term developmental and intangible benefits. This quest for value is especially prevalent in developed economies, where slow economic growth and scarcity of employment prospects fuel scepticism. Here are three trends setting the future direction of higher education.

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