eVersity’s experience highlights a major challenge that states like Arkansas and California face when trying to create a new fully-online institution – the accreditation process is incredibly slow.
Governor Brown has directed that the California Community College System create a new, online college. What do the enrollment numbers indicate?
There has been no material effect of institutional control changes from for-profit to not-for-profit for the periods covered in the DL Compass report (Fall 2012 through Fall 2015).
Distance learning continues to grow, with a little more than half of the total enrollments from students who are taking both online and on-campus classes. That said, the number of students studying on a campus has dropped by almost one million between 2012 and 2015.
We have a better understanding of UC Berkeley’s decision to remove free video lecture captures in response to an accessibility suit. Less so on Caroline Hoxby’s problematic paper on the ROI of online learning.