may, 2019

14may11:00 am12:30 pmAIM: TRUE Speaker Series - What does College Prepare Students For?: Employer Demand and Online Credentials

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Event Details

Join us on Tuesday, May 14 from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the East Conference Room (4th Floor) of Rackham Graduate School (915 E. Washington) for the latest session of the AIM: TRUE Speaker Series.

The AIM: TRUE Speaker Series is a set of talks focused on topics surrounding the residential education experience, hence the name AIM: TRUE, which stands for Academic Innovation at Michigan: Transforming Residential Undergraduate Education. On May 14, we will welcome Sean Gallagher, Executive Professor of Educational Policy and Executive Director, Center for the Future of Higher Education & Talent Strategy at Northeastern University.

Light refreshments will be provided.

RSVP for this AIM: TRUE session here.

Title: What does College Prepare Students For?: Employer Demand and Online Credentials

Abstract:

Higher education is in the midst of a transformation driven in part by changes in the world of work and by technology. Online education is continuing to grow and gain acceptance, leading to the emergence of a nascent market for new forms of digital educational credentials. Based on recent analysis and surveys, this session will explore these innovations with special attention to how employers and their hiring practices shape demand for educational credentials and what this means for the future of learning and work.

Time

(Tuesday) 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Location

East Conference Room (4th Floor) of Rackham Graduate School

915 E. Washington, Ann Arbor, MI 48109

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