Why one university is moving toward a subscription model
From EdSurge: “One big theme in education-innovation circles is that the professional world is changing faster than ever, and so schools and colleges must adjust how they teach to meet those needs. One college in St. Louis, Maryville University, is embracing that argument in a big way by revamping its curriculum and even changing its business model to include options like a subscription model—with the goal of helping its students get good jobs after graduation. The college’s president, Mark Lombardi, laid out his ideas in a new book he co-wrote, called ‘Pivot: A Vision for the New University.’ ‘By the end of this decade or before, students should pay for higher ed the way they pay for Netflix or their cell phone bill,’ Lombardi says.”View the full article from EdSurge.
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