Author Archive: CFA Staff

About CFA Staff

College for America is an accredited, nonprofit college dedicated to making a college degree achievable for every working adult: flexibly scheduled, uniquely applicable, competency-based education for just $3,000 a year (or less).

CLO Symposium

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CLO Symposium
April 1-3, 2019
College for America will be sponsoring the CLO Symposium on April 1-3, 2019 in Las Vegas, NV.
To learn more about the conference click here.

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A Quick Fix to Align Your Tuition Assistance Policy with CBE

Posted In: Workforce Insight

A tuition assistance policy built around credit hours and GPA doesn’t align perfectly with a competency-based degree program. But this one simple change irons out the problem.

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Why the Liberal Arts Will Be More Important Than Ever in an AI-Enabled Workforce

Posted In: Academics

The growing presence of AI (artificial intelligence) in today’s workforce must be counterbalanced by the human touch; specifically, employees with the competencies and soft skills afforded by a libe…

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A Short Glossary of Alternative Credentials In Higher Ed

Posted In: Workforce Insight

A 4-year degree is still the primary credential for professional-level employment. But traditional degrees have several limitations, and alternatives are emerging to overcome those limitations.

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Student Spotlight: TriHealth’s Heather Foster

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Heather Foster found more than a job when she began working at TriHealth 5 years ago as a medical biller. She found her calling and wanted to advance within the company.

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Inspire Employee Learning with Programs That Build Toward a Degree

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Employer learning and development (L&D) programs may not achieve the participation they want when employees don’t see the value in it or don’t see the bigger picture of how their own role affects …

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Student Spotlight: Boston Children’s Hospital’s Heather MacWhinnie

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Heather MacWhinnie always wanted to earn her degree and wouldn’t give up on that dream despite having children, launching a 20-plus-year career at a renowned children’s hospital and a very busy li…

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Are Microcredentials the Solution to the Continuous Learning Challenge?

Posted In: Academics

Microcredentials are targeted, short sequences of courses that promise to help workers and their employers close specific skill gaps quickly.

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4 Learning and Development Drivers for High-Performance Organizations

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Posted In: Workforce Insight

The growing value of a competent workforce is redefining learning and development’s role in the modern business landscape.

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8 Essential Steps to Create a Culture of Continuous Learning At Your Company

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A culture of continuous learning enables organizations to develop a highly educated workforce able to grow the company’s bottom line.

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