Distance learning continues to grow, with a little more than half of the total enrollments from students who are taking both online and on-campus classes. That said, the number of students studying on a campus has dropped by almost one million between 2012 and 2015.
"Research" examines academic studies of technology-enabled education initiatives, including the quality of the research and of its coverage in the press.
This is an interesting model for transparency in government, with some good data on public education expenditures as a bonus.
This Wednesday, April 19th, at 11am PDT / 2pm EDT I will be participating in a WCET webcast based on the latest National Center for Educational Statistics (NCES) and its Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) data for the Fall 2015 term on distance education (DE) enrollment.
Want to understand “brain science” and “machine learning” better? Maybe? Give it a try with this post and see how you like it. You may be surprised at how accessible and relevant it can be.
The push to solve education’s problems through providing better tech is a little like trying to invent the pharmaceutical industry in absence of a modern medical profession. In this post, we imagine what that might have looked like. (Spoiler alert: It wouldn’t have worked.)