Tag Archives: IPEDS

New NBER Study on Online Education is Deeply Flawed

By Phil HillMore Posts (476) 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 (476) 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 (476) 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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Fall 2014 IPEDS Data: Interactive table ranking DE programs by enrollment

By Phil HillMore Posts (476) Last week I shared a static view of the US institutions with the 30 highest enrollments of students taking at least one online (distance ed, or DE) course. But we can do better than that, … Continue reading

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Fall 2014 IPEDS Data: Top 30 largest online enrollments per institution

By Phil HillMore Posts (476) The National Center for Educational Statistics (NCES) and its Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) provide the most official data on colleges and universities in the United States. This is the third year of data. Let’s … Continue reading

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