Could higher-ed bootcamps disrupt the industry?

Tech bootcamps have skyrocketed in popularity due to their focus on work-aligned skills–but now, this model for higher-ed bootcamps has the potential to expand beyond the programming industry and upend higher education.

But they’re more than doors to new careers or more skills: Higher-ed bootcamps could be another disruptor to traditional higher education, asserts Betting on Bootcamps: How short-course training programs could change the landscape of higher ed, a new report from the Christensen Institute.

Are bootcamps only viable in the computer science field? Could they help students and workers reskill and change careers with the same level of success in other fields? And, perhaps most importantly, are higher-ed bootcamps just another path to the workforce, or could they disrupt the traditional institutional model?…Read More