Panelist Profile: Stephanie Krauss

We are pleased to have Stephanie Malia Krauss join us for the Saylor Higher Education Summit.  Ms. Krauss will lend her expertise to our panel on alternative credentials. Stephanie Malia Krauss is director of special projects at Jobs for the Future. She develops, shapes, funds, and manages cross-team and cross-strategy projects that further Jobs for … Read More …

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You Need Skills for the “Eat What you Kill” Economy

Formerly the purview of brand ambassadors, artists, and creatives, the contract/gig/freelance — or “eat what you kill” — economy is coming for you. Actually, it may already be here. According to the Intuit study “Twenty Trends that will Shape the Next Decade”, 40% of jobs will be freelance by 2020. Some feel contract work will … Read More …

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Put your knowledge of OER to work at Thomas Edison State College!

Our friends at Thomas Edison State College (one of our college credit pathways partners; learn more here and here), are looking for an Assessment Strategist for Open Courseware and Competency-Based Education. The person hired “will be responsible for exploring opportunities for developing assessments and granting credit in the emerging area of open educational resources, open courseware, … Read More …

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The Future is Mobile

[Post by David Rose] In case you missed it, on October 5th, Saylor Foundation trustee Michael J. Saylor spoke at the Brookings Institution on “Riding the Mobile Wave: The Future of Mobile Computing.” Two of our illustrious number, David Rose and Charlie Adair, were in attendance. Here’s what they report… Hello to all our faithful … Read More …

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