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Education technology transforms how we learn—and in turn, transforms the skills we bring to the workplace. Here’s a look at how education innovation is reshaping what it means to be a professional in the digital age.

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Affordable Online Education is Better for Students and Better for Our Business

Learn why lower tuition rates are better for students, better for universities, and what’s best for 2U's business from Co-Founder and CEO Christopher "Chip" Paucek.

Nov 10, 2021·Chip Paucek


5 Ways to Move from Culturally Competent to Culturally Engaged from the Dean of Howard University’s School of Social Work

For my latest episode of EDU: Live, I sat down with Dr. Sandra Crewe to discuss how Howard uniquely prepares its Master of Social Work graduates by integrating the Black Perspective—and how the field must continue to adapt and change to meet the moment.

Nov 1, 2021·David Sutphen


From Access and Opportunity to the Freedom to Make Mistakes: 4 Insights on DEI from the President of Amherst College

For my latest episode of EDU: Live, I sat down with my friend Dr. Carolyn “Biddy” Martin to discuss how she has helped lead the charge in increasing diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) at my undergraduate alma mater.

Sep 29, 2021·David Sutphen


Celebrating National Online Learning Day: 3 Dimensions for Creating Engaging Education

Here at 2U, we're celebrating National Online Learning Day by sharing three dimensions for effective education. Watch the video on 2U's Learning Experience Framework.

Sep 15, 2021·2U


5 Strategies for Formative Assessment in the Digital Classroom

Developed by 2U’s Faculty Engagement & Development team, here are five quick strategies that online educators can use to check for deeper understanding and increase participation in live class discussions.

Sep 7, 2021·Stacy Hall


A Better Resume and Better You This September: 5 Skill-Building Tips from Our Industry Partners

September is both “Self-Improvement Month” and “International Update Your Resume Month.” Get advice from some of 2U’s industry partners, from State Farm to Booz Allen Hamilton, for how to make the most of your goals—especially if you’re looking to break into or move up in the tech industry.

Sep 1, 2021·Bannon Puckett


How Higher Ed Can Better Serve Veterans: 3 Insights from the CEO of a Post-9/11 Support Organization

Jeremy Butler, the CEO of Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA), shares how universities can support veteran students as well as active-duty military in the modern era—driving diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) in the process.

Aug 31, 2021·2U


Investing in Employee Education is Investing in People—and 3 Other Insights into the Future of Workforce Learning

At this year’s ASU+GSV Summit, I was inspired by Rachel Carlson, the co-founder and CEO of Guild Education, one of our enterprise partners, and Chip Paucek, our co-founder and CEO, as they discussed companies’ “wake-up call” on providing more comprehensive employee education benefits.

Aug 27, 2021·Lorrin Ortiz Mena


Watch the Leaders of 2U and edX Share Their Vision for the Future of Online Education at ASU+GSV

At the 2021 ASU+GSV Summit, 2U Co-Founder and CEO Chip Paucek and edX Founder and CEO​​ ​​Anant Agarwal discussed how their industry-defining combination will change the future of education.

Aug 24, 2021·2U


3 Tips for Building an Inclusive Online Learning Environment from a DEI-Forward Professor of Law

I recently spoke with University of Dayton’s Dalindyebo Shabalala on the importance of inclusive pedagogy in online education. Here are three tips he shared for embracing more diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) in the digital classroom.

Aug 17, 2021·Joanne An

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