Subscribe to Blog
Tagsaccess adult education adult learners Adult Learning adult student adult students Alison Griffin Best practices budget career education Cathy Sandeen college affordability college costs college enrollment college readiness college student community college community colleges Complete College America continuing education cost of education Dave Jarrat distance learning Elise Scanlon financial aid for-profit education gainful employment GI Bill graduate education Harvard University higher education increase graduation rate Infographic InsideTrack John Ebersole Kai Drekmeier Kathryn Dodge Larry Penley low-income students MIT MOOCs NASPA National Center for Education Statistics Noel Levitz online education online learning online students outcomes persistence prior-learning assessment public universities Radio Higher Ed Radio Higher Ed podcast retention Stanford University student coaching student debt student engagement student enrollment student graduation student loans student outcomes student persistence student retention student services Student success student support student veterans technology thought leadership traditional students undergraduate education UPCEA veterans webinar
- May 2013
- April 2013
- March 2013
- February 2013
- January 2013
- December 2012
- November 2012
- October 2012
- September 2012
- August 2012
- July 2012
- June 2012
- May 2012
- April 2012
- March 2012
- February 2012
- January 2012
- December 2011
- November 2011
- October 2011
- September 2011
- August 2011
- July 2011
- June 2011
- May 2011
- April 2011
- March 2011
- February 2011
- Dorris on InsideTrack is one of the World’s Top 10 Most Innovative Companies in Education
- Reyes Lowd on Mobile Computing: Transformation or Preservation in Online Learning
- Brownfields Cleanup Revolving Loan Fund on The Nontraditional Student and the Traditional Campus—strangers in a strange land.
- Miles Dodge on The Proof Is In The Person
- Jennifer Bernard on A personal reflection on Massively Open Online Courses (MOOCs)
Tag Archives: Stanford University
During a recent lecture at Stanford University, scholars and respondents debated the merits of online learning. From the current disruption happening to the technology needed to bring it full circle, the debate covered all the hot-button issues when it comes to education, technology, and online learning.
Read more: edudemic.com
In this video Paul Peterson and Eric Hanushek discuss the results of their new study which looks at which countries and which U.S. states are growing the most in student achievement. As Eric Hanushek points out, the U.S. is doing middling, but some states are doing well and some are doing awfully.
Watch the video at Education Next: educationnext.org
Dean, School of Continuing Studies
2012-2013 President, UPCEA
Something extraordinary is taking place in higher education. Not a week goes by without a national headline about the latest “it” initiative in the online learning world.
This summer a dozen highly ranked universities announced signing up with Coursera, a private start-up that will offer free online classes. They join forces with founding institutions Stanford, Princeton, University of Pennsylvania and University of Michigan.
Cross-posted from The EvoLLLution, originally published August 3, 2012.
Is there anything to be done about the rising price of higher education? That was the question posed to John Hennessy, president of Stanford University, and Salman Khan, founder of Khan Academy, a nonprofit online-learning organization. They sat down with The Wall Street Journal’s Walt Mossberg to discuss how technology might be part of the solution.
Continue reading, or watch the video at WSJ: online.wsj.com