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Blog Post
October 22, 2018

Martin Kurzweil in Change Magazine

Alternative Postsecondary Pathways: What We Know, What We Don’t Know, and Why It Matters

Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning recently published its 50th anniversary issue, featuring invited essays offering insights on a wide range of higher education’s most pressing issues. Drawing on his prior research on the subject for the American Academy of Arts and Sciences’ Commission on the Future of Undergraduate Education, Ithaka S+R’s Martin Kurzweil contributed a piece discussing “Alternative Postsecondary Pathways: What We Know, What We Don’t Know, and Why It Matters.” As Change Editor David Paris…
Past Event
September 28, 2017

Visioning the Future of Alternative Learning

Martin Kurzweil at the NUTN Colloquium on Alternative Learning in Higher Education

Martin Kurzweil will speak on the closing panel at the NUTN Colloquium on Alternative Learning in Higher Education on Thursday, September 28, at 11:50 am. The Colloquium will be held in Fort Worth, Texas. For more information or to register, please visit the NUTN website. About the Colloquium: The NUTN Colloquium on Alternative Learning in Higher Education, in partnership with Quality Matters, presents an opportunity to learn about the landscape and trends in alternative learning, the potential benefits to learners…
Blog Post
July 19, 2017

Alternative Postsecondary Pathways

Millions of Americans receive postsecondary training through programs that don’t lead to an associate’s or bachelor’s degree. What do these programs offer?  Who enrolls in them?  How do the students who complete these programs fare? These are some of the questions Jessie Brown and I sought to answer when we embarked on a research project for the Commission on the Future of Undergraduate Education at the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. The resulting paper, “The Complex Universe…