Complementary information and strategies to the Changing Course planning guide, including a series of self-reflective questions to assist colleges in identifying their own approach to improving college completion.
These slides accompany a presentation on how to develop deep learning experiences. The presentation maps out methods to influence students’ approach to learning and the mental processes involved in deep learning, providing strategies that can be used to encourage students to engage these processes.
Drawing together data on workforce characteristic and growth and trends in graduation rates, the authors forecast an increasing need for higher levels of education in the workforce as the U.S. economy continues to move toward a more service-oriented model. The report provides growth projections for a variety of occupations and industries, detailing the shifting education requirements for successful employment in each. The authors also make the argument that career advancement is increasingly likely to come through training in a specific occupational path rather than from upward mobility within a specific industry.