The pros of alternative-academic careers in education technology

04/30/2013 | InsideHigherEd.com

Simple economics is the best reason job seekers may want to pursue alternative-academic careers in education technology instead of tenure-track positions, Dartmouth College's Joshua Kim writes in this blog post. Demand for education-technology jobs is growing, and such professionals create value for schools, Kim writes, noting that ed-tech skills can be transferred to other fields. "An ability to scope out and develop online courses, modules, content, and activities is a skill much in demand by anyone in the education services business," Kim writes.

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