Tag Archives: for-profit

About Inside Higher Ed Selling Majority Stake

By Phil HillMore Posts (356) Update 1/21: See link and blurb at bottom of post from new Editor’s Note at Inside Higher Ed. Last week the Huffington Post ran an article by David Halperin breaking the news that the private … Continue reading

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WCET Post on Distance Education Misconceptions

By Phil HillMore Posts (356) It is gratifying to see WCET pick up the mantle with their analysis of distance learning based on the new IPEDS data. They have several posts up already, and today’s post is quite good and important. … Continue reading

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Twice as many institutions as previously reported have no online courses

By Phil HillMore Posts (356) Recently I pointed out that the widely-quoted Babson survey on online learning estimates 7.1 million US higher ed students taking at least one online course while the new IPEDS data indicates the number as 5.5 … Continue reading

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New IPEDS Data: A graphical view of online ed by state and by sector

By Phil HillMore Posts (356) Update: I should have guessed this, but the visualizations don’t come through on RSS feeds, so you’ll need to click through to the article. Reader Mike Himmelstein has rightly pointed out that our analysis of … Continue reading

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Clarification: No, there aren’t 7.1 million students in US taking at least one online class

By Phil HillMore Posts (356) I’ve written several posts recently looking at the new IPEDS data on distance education (for the most part equivalent to online education). In one post I pointed out [emphasis added]: Previously, the best data available … Continue reading

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