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A new global report shows engineering rated as a top job because of its high-earning potential and the opportunity to innovate and solve critical world problems. The survey done in the U.S., Germany, Japan, Turkey, India and Brazil revealed that engineering is a highly desirable career and especially for students in growing economies. 80% of students in India and Turkey, and 66% of all men...

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EdX Members Top the QS World University Rankings. This week QS released its QS World University Rankings® 2015/16 and edX founders MIT and Harvard University top the list in the number one and number two spots. In fact, in addition to the top two spots, five of the world’s top 10 universities are edX members, including California Institute of Technology (Caltech), ETH Zurich – Swiss...

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By Joshua Kim, Director of Digital Learning Initiatives at the Dartmouth Center for the Advancement of Learning This post originally ran on Inside Higher Ed blog on July 16. A primary reason that we are dipping our toes into open online learning at my institution is to create opportunities for experimentation. There is something that is liberating about free. What we earn from providing zero cost educational opportunities for lifelong learners...

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