Five Myths About Online Program Management

"Over the years it became evident to me that in the rush to move courses online, the revenue-share model encouraged a cookie-cutter approach to online learning that, all too often, misaligned incentives in ways that put scale ahead of quality and revenues before outcomes. The dean of a top 20 business school once put it to me this way:." | 0 Comments

Incredible gains in student retention noted by universities using edtech strategies

"At the heart of today’s college completion conundrum is the challenge of helping more first-generation college-goers, especially low-income students and students of color, start and finish strong. While first-generation students compose nearly one-third [1] of students entering two- or four-year colleges and universities in the US, only 11 percent of low-income, first-generation students earn a bachelor’s degree within six years. The first-year experience is especially problematic for these students—the Pell Institute found [2] that low-income, first-generation students were almost four times more likely to leave college after the first year than more affluent peers." | 0 Comments


ED Issues Final State Authorization Regulations

"Many states require postsecondary education providers to be authorized by the state to deliver postsecondary education within the state. The new federal regulations establish that, for states with relevant requirements, an institution of higher education must have such authorization for any distance learning programs it delivers in that state; if the institution doesn’t, its students in those programs cannot use federal student aid to pay for their education." | 0 Comments

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