Should degree programs take 4 years or forever?
Reported by Inside Higher Ed, Georgia Tech has partnered with both Udacity and AT&T in hopes of creating lifelong learning options for their computer science and cybersecurity students – understanding that the speed of change, especially in tech fields, happens so quickly that to assume anything but lifelong learning will keep our students job market-ready is foolish.
The takeaway? What promise are we truly making with our degree programs? That our students will now be more gainfully employed – at least for a few years? Or like Georgia Tech, do we need to rethink what our promise and offer of higher education truly means – if it ends in 128 credit hours, or continues on far after?
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