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Reporting Back from MOOC-Landia

Bruce W. Jentleson | Posted 01.23.2014 | College
Bruce W. Jentleson

While all these help supplementally with direct interactions, most of the format still is non-synchronous. I record lectures (short ones, 4-6 per week constituting a unit), they watch and listen. More interactivity would be beneficial all around.

Making College a Better Bargain

Dr. Robert Mendenhall | Posted 11.06.2013 | College
Dr. Robert Mendenhall

A helpful first step in the acceptance of competency-based education is to recognize and acknowledge that administering financial aid based on time is a fantasy.

Quality Higher Education Doesn't Need to Cost So Much

Dr. Robert Mendenhall | Posted 07.02.2012 | College
Dr. Robert Mendenhall

Technology offers us many opportunities to improve our output by customizing learning to individual needs, increasing productivity, expanding access, and most importantly, improving quality and affordability.

Give Yourself A Free University Education at University of the People

Esther Wojcicki | Posted 02.22.2012 | Education
Esther Wojcicki

Here is a Christmas-Hannukah gift you can give yourself, a loved one, a friend, or the world---A university education online for free. Is this some k...

Community College Students Perform Worse Online Than Face To Face

The Chronicle of Higher Education | Eric Hoover | Posted 09.20.2011 | College

Community-college students enrolled in online courses fail and drop out more often than those whose coursework is classroom-based, according to a new ...

More Colleges Outsource Online Course Offerings

The Chronicle of Higher Education | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Michael Tricoli was a middle manager looking for a leg up in his career, so he got an online M.B.A. from Northeastern University. Well, not only fr...