Getting past rev-share vs. fee-for-service artificial dilemma; the real choice for OPM market may become low-cost vs. full-cost online degrees
Saying “I told you so” can be so petty. But I’ll get over it this time – MOOCs aren’t magical after all, and reality continues to intrude.
We break down the complex world of Online Program Management vendors. With updated pretty pictures.
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.
In his recent article in EdSurge, Jeff Young (formerly of the Chronicle) profiles an emerging fringe world of post-secondary education where “Nanodegrees,” “MicroMasters,” and “MicroDegrees” are proliferating. Companies like Udacity and edX are looking to stake out territory in this emerging market and trademarking new degree types is one way they’re attempting to do that. […]