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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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One More Thing on NBER Report: Where did pre-2011 data come from?

By Phil HillMore Posts (466) Earlier today I critiqued the new National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) report on the “The Returns to Online Postsecondary Education”, calling it “a hot mess that that conflates online students, enrollments, programs, institutions and uses a … Continue reading

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New NBER Study on Online Education is Deeply Flawed

By Phil HillMore Posts (466) Caroline Hoxby from Stanford University just published a working paper for the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) claiming to analyze “The Returns to Online Postsecondary Education”. tl;dr This report is a hot mess that that … Continue reading

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College Scorecard: With victories like these, who needs failures?

By Phil HillMore Posts (466) Goldie Blumenstyk had a fascinating interview with the Depart of Education’s Ted Mitchell on Friday that is well worth reading and / or watching (they have video of the interview along with full transcript). One … Continue reading

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Comparing Fully-Online vs Mixed-Course Enrollment Data

By Phil HillMore Posts (466) Mike Caulfield wrote a post yesterday about a new Blackboard report on design findings regarding online students. The focus of Mike’s post was that people often assume that the norm for an “online” student is … Continue reading

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