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MOOCs and the Myths of Dropout Rates and Certification

Dr. Keith Devlin | Posted 05.02.2013 | College
Dr. Keith Devlin

With MOOCs, we have a very different entity in our midst. MOOCs are a very different kind of educational package, and they need different metrics -- metrics that we do not yet know how to construct.

Investing in Your Workforce: So Worth It!

Council for Adult and Experiential Learning | Posted 04.02.2013 | Impact
Council for Adult and Experiential Learning

2012-11-13-jrlogo300x60.gif Typical working adults simply cannot make time in their busy lives to commute to a traditional classroom. For many, online learning is the only way they can earn their credentials.

The Benefits of Online Learning

Tom Snyder | Posted 04.01.2013 | College
Tom Snyder

I believe that online learning has the potential to revolutionize higher education. Students will be able to learn at their own pace and problems as simple as finding a place to park on campus will be eliminated.

Thanks to the Internet, Education is Finally Becoming Personal

John Baker | Posted 02.19.2013 | College
John Baker

Having roiled the music recording and newspaper industries, the Internet is now churning through universities and colleges. Much media attention has been paid to MOOCs, where universities post course material online to be freely consumed by tens or even hundreds of thousands of citizens.

Online Education: The Margarine of the 21st Century

Dr. Carlos Campo | Posted 01.16.2013 | College
Dr. Carlos Campo

Traditional higher education and the "synthetic" newcomer online education -- like butter and margarine -- will likely coexist for decades, but the rich flavor of tradition and reputation is likely to ensure that traditional higher education will be seen as the butter of academia.