To Flip or Not To Flip?

Inside Higher Ed: A Harvard professor no longer thinks students benefit from skipping lectures for his rigorous course. Experts weigh in on what his decision says about the flipped classroom and other alternative learning approaches.

The Changing Landscape of Post-Secondary Education

As workforce and learner needs change, so does the nature of post-secondary education. Normally associated with serving traditional students aged 18 to 24, universities are now expanding their focus to serve adult learners who seek to develop new skills and knowledge to advance their careers and to remain competitive in a challenging employment market.

Behind the Scenes with GTPE’s Learning Design Team

In January this year, the Georgia Institute of Technology announced its second at-scale degree, the Online Master of Science in Analytics (OMS Analytics), offered in collaboration with edX, a leading non-profit MOOC provider. This degree follows the Institute’s groundbreaking Online Master of Science in Computer Science (OMS CS), which made world headlines in 2013.

Ga. Tech program looks to help integrate vets into workforce

Coastal Courier: Panel discussion slated for Sept. 14 in Savannah

Several Savannah business and military leaders – including Col. Jason Wolter, Garrison Commander of Fort Stewart; Mike Tucker, director of Coastal Workforce Board; Brad Patterson, HR manager of Comcast; and a recently-transitioned service member from Fort Stewart/HAAF – will address Georgia Tech-Savannah’s “Learners and Leaders” series at 7:30 a.m. Sept. 14.

Georgia Tech-Savannah graduates its first Coding Boot Camp

Savannah Now: The internet is the best, and sometimes only, link to fundamental information and networks, but code is the power to unlock it all.

As web design and development move to the forefront in today’s economy, Georgia-Tech Savannah this week graduated its first Coding Boot Camp. The intense six-month program teaches the fundamentals of coding and web development.

“I have never seen code before, and I definitely feel like I got a lot out of this boot camp,” graduate Laurie Zipperer said.

G.I. Jobs: Talking Tap

Fort Stewart is the home of the 3rd Infantry Division, the storied “Marne Division” that first earned fame in World War I, has served in every conflict since, and deployed multiple times during the Global War on Ter- ror. In the middle of the post, the Warriors Walk honors the 468 fallen members of the division who have made the ultimate sacrifice since Sept. 11. Not far away, the Soldier for Life - Transition Assis- tance Program (SFL-TAP) helps between 300 and 500 soldiers every month transi- tion back to civilian life.

Georgia Tech to offer free online classes 100 seeking logistics jobs

On Common Ground News: The Georgia Tech Supply Chain & Logistics Institute (SCL) annoucement to partner with the City of Covington, Newton County and the surrounding counties to bring the LEAP online courses.

The City of Covington and Newton County are partnering with the Georgia Institute of Technology to provide a pilot program to help spur growth in the field of logistics.

Colleges Are Retooling Their Construction Programs

Construction Executive: Colleges Are Retooling Their Construction Programs To Suit Today’s Students And Employers

What happens when 20 million people are expected to move to Texas in the next 30 years? Local contractors and college construction programs get busy. 

Already last year, 20,000 homes were built in the greater Austin area to accommodate the anticipated population influx, which is estimated to require the construction of 50 percent more residential units than the current stock. 

Inside Higher Ed features a story about Georgia Tech’s latest master’s degree

Inside Higher Ed: Three years after its low-cost MOOC-inspired master’s degree program in computer science launched, the institute announces a new program in analytics priced at less than $10,000.

The Georgia Institute of Technology will this fall offer an online master’s degree program in analytics for less than $10,000, a new investment in the institute’s model for low-cost, online graduate education.