Extinction, acquisitions and top colleges: This week's most read education news
The endangered campus-based university model and the evolving ed tech landscape dominated the week's education news, but Forbes' selection of two non-Ivies for the top spots on its list of best colleges wasn't far behind. Check out our feature on 4 ways universities can survive extinction and more in this week's most read education news.
- 4 ways universities can survive extinction: Higher ed faces some massive problems, but if institutions adapt now, they could come out looking better in the end.
- 10 ed tech acquisitions: How the landscape has changed since 2012: Several of the industry's biggest names have been buying up younger competition in a bid to keep with the quickly changing times.
- Top colleges: Forbes puts 2 non-Ivies at top of list: In a first, two California schools take 1st and 2nd place.
- How will Microsoft's shake-up affect education?: CEO Steve Ballmer says the company needs to change. Here are the differences educators might see.
- Udacity CEO: MOOCs will feature more artificial intelligence : Sebastian Thrun talks about what's changed already and what will change in online learning.
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