Tag Archives: Online Education

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

By Phil HillMore Posts (479) 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 (479) 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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Recommended Reading: WCET Survey Report and Tony Bates Commentary

By Phil HillMore Posts (479) WCET released its survey results on the price and costs of online education last week, focusing on US higher education, and it has caused quite a stir due to the headline, first-look analysis. As Inside … Continue reading

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The Remarkable Transformation at UF Online

By Phil HillMore Posts (479) The University of Florida, based on a plan created by the state legislature, started UF Online in 2013. The original business plan was a case study in optimistic enrollment planning and the road-to-riches through online education. … Continue reading

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Update: LMS Usage In Large Online Programs (Top 50 in US)

By Phil HillMore Posts (479) By: Phil Hill and Justin Menard. Cross-posted at LISTedTECH Three and a half years ago Phil wrote a post “Snapshot of LMS Market for Large Online Programs in the US” giving a view into this … Continue reading

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