Tag Archives: Accreditation

Purdue University Deal To Acquire Kaplan University: Interview with Trace Urdan

By Phil HillMore Posts (477) The surprise news today is that Purdue University has agree to acquire the academic operations of Kaplan University. As stated in the 8-K filing by Kaplan University’s owner Graham Holdings: On April 27, 2017, Kaplan … Continue reading

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Helix Education puts their competency-based LMS up for sale

By Phil HillMore Posts (477) Back in September I wrote about the Helix LMS providing an excellent view into competency-based education and how learning platforms would need to be designed differently for this mode. The traditional LMS – based on a … Continue reading

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Helix: View of an LMS designed for competency-based education

By Phil HillMore Posts (477) Within higher education, we tend to talk about LMS solutions based on an institutional perspective – which systems can serve as the official LMS for an entire institution. While this view is important and forms … Continue reading

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CCSF Update: Accreditation appeal denied, but waiting for court date

By Phil HillMore Posts (477) It looks like I’ll have the California trifecta for the past week, having already posted on Cal State and University of California news recently. Maybe I should find a Stanford or some other private university story. … Continue reading

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CCSF Accreditation Injunction: The decisions and implications

By Phil HillMore Posts (477) Last week, as expected, a California superior court judge ruled on whether to allow the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC)  to end accreditation for City College of San Francisco (CCSF) as of July … Continue reading

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