Category Archives: Recommended Reading

Recommended Reading: WCET Survey Report and Tony Bates Commentary

By Phil HillMore Posts (461) WCET released its survey results on the price and costs of online education last week, focusing on US higher education, and it has caused quite a stir due to the headline, first-look analysis. As Inside … Continue reading

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Recommended Reading: ED Clarifies Its Intent on State Authorization Reciprocity

By Phil HillMore Posts (461) Last year Russ Poulin from WCET and I wrote an essay for Inside Higher Ed (also published at e-Literate) describing and countering attempts by the Century Foundation and other activists who were arguing against the … Continue reading

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Recommended Reading: Realistic Hopes for a Genuine Science of Learning

By O’Neal SpicerMore Posts (7) Keith Devlin is a professor of mathematics at Stanford who has taken a keen interest in mathematics education. He is particularly interested in how people learn and what constitutes effective teaching. As a side note, … Continue reading

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Recommended Reading: A Digital Chief from Publishing Talks Anonymously

By O’Neal SpicerMore Posts (7) A recently published article in Digiday provides an insider view of ongoing tensions that are still playing out in the world of publishing. The interviewee speaks to the challenges of running two parallel businesses, one … Continue reading

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Recommended Reading: Times Higher Education (THE) Reports on Student Views of Blended Learning

By O’Neal SpicerMore Posts (7) Citing in-house research that surveyed over 100,000 students in the United States, THE reported late last week (see article) that students in exclusively face to face courses and students in exclusively online courses tended to … Continue reading

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