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UVA Edge: Innovations in Higher Ed

UVA Edge, an innovative new online education model tailored to working adults, will teach skills aligned to employer demand, including digital and human skills through liberal arts courses as well as deeper skills important in the workplace. What can we learn from UVA’s example about the best approach to support student engagement, learning, work-based skill-development, and retention during COVID disruptions via live remote instruction? How might this work serve as a model?

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  1. Understand emerging best practices in online learning for both higher education and adults
  2. Explore the applicability of liberal arts coursework, technical “bootcamp” style training, and career-focused projects for adult learning
  3. Explore how cross-departmental partnerships can yield transformative change and innovation


  • Stephen Yadzinski, Acting General Manager, JFFLabs, JFF
  • Rusty Greiff, Senior Advisor, JFF
  • Alex Hernandez, Dean of the School of Continuing and Professional Studies (SCPS), University of Virginia


Stephen Yadzinski, Acting General Manager, JFFLabs, JFF

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