SubscribeRSS FeedItunes | Google Play | Stitcher | TuneInConnect@topcastnow (Use #topcastnow)Email Topcast Get More TOPcastEpisode 68: “Getting Everything Current:” A Holistic Approach to AccessibilityEpisode 67: Field Report #3: Carrying Out a “More Online Every Semester” StrategyEpisode 66: Curricular Innovation, Engineering, and Adaptive LearningEpisode 65: Field Report #2: Preparing for the Post-COVID FutureEpisode 64: Principles for Humanizing Online Education… and Remote Teaching/Learning View AllPosted on January 6, 2020January 16, 2020 by Jonathan PizzoEpisode 57: “Do You Want a Degree with Those Fries?” Education as an Employee BenefitAbout Episode 57:Tuition reimbursement programs have been around for many years. In this episode, though, join hosts Tom and Kelvin as they uncover how modern education as an employee benefit programs align with the aspirations of online higher education. Podcast Recording https://media.blubrry.com/ucf_topcast/p/cdl.ucf.edu/staticfiles/topcast/topcast-557.mp3Podcast (teaching-online-podcast): Play in new window | Download (Duration: 30:36 — 28.4MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn | Spotify | RSSDownload Transcript: [PDF]Episode 57 Show Notes:Episode Synopsis via TwitterView complete list of episode highlights via TwitterCoffee LinksRedeye Coffee RoastersContent LinksThe End Goal of Education-as-a-Benefit1 Minute Video: Disney Aspire Cast Member Surprised With UCF AcceptanceEdSurge on Air’s Two-Part Series Part 01: “Algorithms are Changing Low-Wage Work. What Educators Should Know About Life ‘On the Clock.’“Part 02: “When College Becomes a Benefit of Employment“UCF’s Work with Disney Aspire via Guild UCF News: “Disney, UCF Team Up to Offer Free Tuition for Cast Members“Tom’s tweet about spending time at the Disney Aspire Expo at Walt Disney World, with photos! Background Primer on Education-as-a-Benefit2019 “Education Benefits Survey” from International Foundation of Employee Benefits PlansMcKinsey Report: “The Future of Work“Forbes: “Education As A Benefit: More Companies Support Degree Pathways“Forbes: Guild Education Is Latest Female-Led Company To Hit $1 Billion ValuationHR Executive: “Will Education Benefits be the Next Big Trend?“MarketWatch: “Why Walmart, Disney and so many other companies are paying for their employees’ college education“The Century Foundation: “Starbucks, Walmart, and Amazon Offer ‘Free’ College—but Read the Fine Print“Inside Higher Ed : Good and Bad News About Employer Funding of Online DegreesEducation-as-a-Benefit CompaniesGuild Education: Education as a BenefitInStridePearson Accelerated PathwaysLike what you see? Tell the world!