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College Unbound on Obama’s radar as innovative example

In the speech to kick-off his College Affordability Tour, President Obama praised Southern New Hampshire University for competency-based innovations such as College Unbound and College for America, which prepare students for a 21st century economy.  Obama’s speech emphasized the need to award credits based on learning rather than “seat-time.” College Unbound is proud of the […]

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The Writing Process

Here’s an overview of the writing process we’ll be using to help students build their writing skills.

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Online education isn’t revolutionary if the pedagogy is the same

The revolution in college learning these days seems to be online learning.  Every course is being put on line – many for free.  The problem is that many of the lecture courses that are not exciting in person are less exciting online.  Yes, there is hybrid learning – but that’s just a little bit of […]

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Student Debt Can Stop Education in its Tracks

One of the missions of College Unbound is to provide an opportunity to gain a Bachelor’s Degree for adult students who have been unsuccessful in other college settings. What happens when those unsuccessful first college experiences come with a heavy price tag? A student with an unpaid debt to their first college cannot get an […]

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