Tag Archives: Online Education

UCF and Temple IPEDS corrections lead to new Top 20 in online enrollment

In response to the new distance education (roughly equivalent to online education) data released by the National Center for Educational Statistics (NCES) and its Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), I have written a series of posts showing different ways to view the data. … Continue reading

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Clarifications on UF Online Payments to Pearson Embanet

I wrote a post over the weekend that included information from the Gainesville Sun about the University of Florida Online (UF Online) program and its expected payments to Pearson Embanet. Chris Newfield from Remaking the University also wrote on the … Continue reading

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Embanet and 2U: More financial insight into Online Service Providers

While I have written recently about UF Online and 2U, there is actually very little insight into the operations and finances of the market segment for Online Service Providers (OSP, also known as School-as-a-Service, Online Program Management). Thanks to 2U … Continue reading

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2U’s Upcoming IPO: Filing estimates $533 million company value

One month ago 2U filed its registration for an IPO in 2014. 2U is an online service provider that helps traditional universities develop fully-online programs, currently based on 9 customers at the master’s level (see here for summary of revenue … Continue reading

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WCET Post on Distance Education Misconceptions

It is gratifying to see WCET pick up the mantle with their analysis of distance learning based on the new IPEDS data. They have several posts up already, and today’s post is quite good and important. If only more people jumping … Continue reading

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