New survey on community colleges and perceived barriers provides insights into the nature of some pushback of online education
The "Big Picture" category covers larger trends and topics that influence both the problems that technology can help address in education as well as the barriers to implementing high-quality technology-supported education. This includes research-based topics such as learning science and program effectiveness studies, philosophical discussions such as outcomes definitions, and macro-forces such as government policy, markets, and business models.
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.
Chronicle coverage of BSRG OER survey confuses key data on OER adoption. #informationliteracy
It turns out MOOC activity declines year-over-year in similar fashion to course participation per week, based on new research from MIT and Harvard.
Continuing transformation of former large for-profit systems, with eye-squinting graphics