Category Archives: Policy

Recommended Reading … or Not: Updates on UC Berkeley and NBER stories

By Phil HillMore Posts (479) Here are two updates on stories we’ve covered recently at e-Literate. One is an actual update and that is a lack of update. UC Berkeley and Accessibility In our post clarifying the context of the … Continue reading

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Recommended Reading: Ballmer group publishes “Annual Report” on government spending

By O’Neal SpicerMore Posts (10) A few years ago Steve Ballmer, former Microsoft CEO and current president of the LA Clippers, formed a group called USAFacts. Their goal was to collect comprehensive data on how tax revenues (federal, state and … Continue reading

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Clarifications On UC Berkeley’s Accessibility Decision To Restrict Video Access

By Phil HillMore Posts (479) I had planned earlier to write a post or two on the UC Berkeley video kerfuffle but kept getting sidetracked with more articles in trade press and national media. And there have been quite a few … Continue reading

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Recommended Reading: IHE coverage of NBER paper and critiques

By Phil HillMore Posts (479) For those following my two recent posts about the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) working paper claiming to analyze “The Returns to Online Postsecondary Education”, there are two articles I recommend for broader coverage – both … Continue reading

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One More Thing on NBER Report: Where did pre-2011 data come from?

By Phil HillMore Posts (479) Earlier today I critiqued the new National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) report on the “The Returns to Online Postsecondary Education”, calling it “a hot mess that that conflates online students, enrollments, programs, institutions and uses a … Continue reading

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