Purdue/ Kaplan, Grand Canyon, Ashford U all going “nonprofit”, Coursera focuses on degrees – the common theme of recent for-profit and MOOC news? The OPM market.
Bits & Bytes
"Bits and Bytes" includes recommended reading on other sites, editorial and web site updates, and other ephemera.
Re-post of our 2016 article from EDUCAUSE Review framing personalized learning as family of teaching practices that are intended to help reach students in the metaphorical back row.
Description in EdWeek about the ‘engineering model’ of personalized learning shows one side of a battle, and the antidote is improving teaching practices
Disastrous senate bill in Hawai’i that would have mandated usage of OER for all UH courses is changed in committee hearings
Hawai’i senate committee recommends bill mandating OER material for all courses at the University of Hawai’i system over significant faculty protests