Tag Archives: Inside Higher Ed

Recommended Reading: IHE coverage of NBER paper and critiques

By Phil HillMore Posts (466) 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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Recommended Reading: What Do Faculty Really Think of Online Learning?

By O’Neal SpicerMore Posts (7) …As it turns out, it depends. Inside Higher Ed recently published its fifth annual  Survey of Faculty Attitudes Toward Technology, conducted in collaboration with researchers from Gallup. These reports cover a range of attitudinal questions … Continue reading

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Inside Higher Ed: One year after selling majority stake in company

By Phil HillMore Posts (466) One year ago I wrote a post critical of Inside Higher Ed for not doing a blanket disclosure about the sale of a majority stake to a private equity firm with other education holdings (most notably … Continue reading

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Georgia Tech and Udacity MOOC Degree: Missing targets but still worth watching

By Phil HillMore Posts (466) Melissa Korn wrote an article yesterday in the Wall Street Journal giving a progress report on that Georgia Tech / Udacity MOOC degree (the master’s in computer science). The Georgia Tech online computer-science program is … Continue reading

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In Defense of the Lecture

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1097) Following the IHE piece on Essex County College’s struggles to get good outcomes from their personalized learning program in developmental math, and following my blog post on the topic, Phil and I had an interesting … Continue reading

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