Round 1 of Federal Challenge Amasses Ideas to Reboot Higher Ed

Campus Technology: With just a few days to go in the competition, nearly 80 detailed projects have been submitted to the U.S. Department of Education Office of Educational Technology's "Reimagining the Higher Education Ecosystem Challenge." (Many more have been posted by name but lack fleshed-out descriptions.) The idea of the challenge is to spark "bold ideas" about how post-secondary education could be "reimagined" to expand access to more people and to draw on the ecosystem of alternative instructional providers that surrounds colleges and universities (such as online classes, bootcamps, on-the-job training and other forms of informal learning).

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