New survey on community colleges and perceived barriers provides insights into the nature of some pushback of online education
Academics and Academia
The "Academics and Academia" category covers topics related the ways in which colleges and universities function that are relevant to technology-supported education. One key aspect covered here is pedagogy—how people teach—and how technology impacts teaching and learning.
But this category also includes more institutional aspects that are relevant to technology-supported education, such as how campus leadership supports (or doesn't support) new initiatives, politics and bureaucracy that impact these efforts, and so on.
Finally, "Academics and Academia" covers commercial and non-profit services that provide support for technology-supported education initiatives, such as Online Program Management (OPM) companies.
Unlike Hoxby report, new GMU study of online education asks good questions and describes research accurately (for the most part), but like past report this one is also deeply flawed and causes more harm than good.
Continuing transformation of former large for-profit systems, with eye-squinting graphics
Grand Canyon University parent company isn’t playing around – buys Orbis for $362 million to fully enter OPM market
Before I move on to my next case study in academic institutions moving toward operational excellence at supporting student success, I want to revisit a section toward the end of my last post on the California Community Colleges Online Education Initiative (OEI). I was looking at the alignment that has to be achieved at various levels […]