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Future of Work and Learning

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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Looking for the latest in education technology? Or to see what’s been happening at 2U? It’s all right here.

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5 Ways to Navigate Non-Verbal Communication in the Digital Classroom

How can educators model good behaviors to make classes more collaborative and help students feel they are being heard? Read on for five tips and tricks instructors can use to engage students non-verbally.

Jul 22, 2021·Aung Phyo

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49 Years of Title IX: From Equity in Women’s Sports to Transgender Rights to My Feminist-Athlete Mom

In June 1972, Title IX was passed to extend civil rights protections to the education community. Some aspects of the law continue to be debated today, from LGBTQIA+ inclusion to how harassment claims are handled. Over the years, grassroot efforts have made all the difference for change. One difference-maker was my mom.

Jun 28, 2021·Kelsy Doheny

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“How Did We Get Here?” Curated 🎥 + 🎧 + 📘 Tracks from Our Black Engagement Network on Juneteenth, Systemic Racism, and Allyship

We all have different levels of familiarity and experience with topics related to slavery and race. In honor of Juneteenth, my colleagues and I invite everyone to explore the holiday’s intertwining history with systemic racism, as well as ways to overcome bias through allyship.

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Summer Reading List: Higher Education Insight, Advice, and Inspiration to Last All Season Long

Now that the spring semester is over and graduates are taking on the world, here’s a collection of articles and stories to bookmark for summer learning and inspiration—from university and 2U leadership, faculty, students, curriculum experts, training specialists, and more.

Jun 9, 2021·Bannon Puckett

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WATCH: Gallup’s Executive Director of Education Research Discusses Equity and Outcomes on EDU: Live

Miss the latest episode of our monthly conversation series? Get highlights and watch the full video with Gallup’s Stephanie Markel, who discusses evolving perceptions of online learning, top indicators of student career fulfillment, how COVID has changed the conversation on university research, and more.

Jun 8, 2021·Bannon Puckett

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Why a Digital Transformation Strategy Is an Imperative for Universities, Now More Than Ever

For universities to remain relevant, competitive, and financially viable in this era of tremendous technological change, having an experienced and trusted digital transformation partner to help extend their mission into the future is critical.

May 26, 2021·Nathan Greeno

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How Quietness Can Be Heard in the Workplace: Supporting Asian Pacific Islander Employees

For most of my life, I’ve been used to people approaching me after a meeting to say, “You were really quiet in there—are you OK?” I’ve recently come to appreciate why my Vietnamese culture embraces quietness as a desirable approach in group participation.

May 17, 2021·Tony Ho

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Northwestern University’s Dr. Alvin Tillery Discusses Driving DEI from Within on EDU: Live

The director of Northwestern University’s Center for the Study of Diversity and Democracy joined a conversation on organizational DEI efforts, anti-racism education, and the greatest challenges universities have yet to hurdle.

May 5, 2021·Bannon Puckett

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“Leadership Is Not a Solo Act": The President of Simmons University Discusses the Power of Community on EDU: Live

Dr. Lynn Wooten joined series host David Sutphen for a conversation on creating inclusive learning opportunities, building “a constellation of mentors,” and empowering women leadership.

Mar 26, 2021·Bannon Puckett

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From Classroom to Cloud: Resources to Facilitate a Smooth Transition Online

Check out this list of resources for tips and tricks on how to facilitate a smooth transition online

Mar 19, 2021·Molly Forman

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