Rio Salado College responds to e-Literate coverage – there’s a lot of useful context on Rio’s student outcomes, but responses still do not address low rates of degree-seeking students getting degrees.
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.
Once again Rio Salado College is held up as a successful model of a public college in the modern age. But do the claims of success stand up to scrutiny? A review of the data shows cause for questioning the popular narrative.
Once again Rio Salado College is held up as a successful model of a public college in the modern age. But do the claims of success stand up to scrutiny? A sample of online courses shows cause for questioning the popular narrative.
National Louis University and Acrobatiq show what it takes to build a degree program in which courseware can help meaningfully impact outcomes and close achievement gaps.
Higher ed needs to learn how to think globally and act locally regarding the grand educational challenges of our time. The Empirical Educator Project attempts to create an environment in which that can happen.