MOOCs are likely to morph into many different shapes.
After Setbacks, Online Courses Are Rethought, Tamar Lewin, NYT
in Higher Ed, MOOCs, Udacity | Permalink
10 who shaped higher ed in 2013, with an idea, by an open letter, in court, & even in death.
The Chronicle's 2013 Influence List, Beckie Supiano, The Chronicle
in Higher Ed, Op-Ed, Top 'x' Lists | Permalink
At 30.4%, CA is 25th in nation on % of Bachelor's, not close to MA, NY, VA, the top 3.
Reinvesting in California's Postsecondary Education, Gavin Newsom, Huff Post
in Higher Ed, Op-Ed | Permalink
Are MOOC's a worthwhile addition to higher education?
Is Bigger Better? A Look at MOOC [Infographic], Online PhD. Programs
in Higher Ed, Infographics, MOOCs | Permalink
US demand for university-educated workers has outstripped supply for a generation.
The Four Ways to Really Fix Education, Peter Marber, Quartz
in Higher Ed, Op-Ed, Western Governors U | Permalink
IPO values the company at nearly $1.1 billion.
Chegg Books Nearly $200M in SV 1st Post-Twitter IPO, Owens & Delevett, SJ Mercury News
in Big Deals, e-Books/Textbooks, Higher Ed, Investment, News, Chegg | Permalink
Likely path to success in transforming higher ed means going around the regulations.
The Power Of Going Around Regulations, Michael Horn, Forbes
in Higher Ed, Op-Ed, Minerva Project, Western Governors U | Permalink
We predict the bottom 25% of every university tier will disappear or merge in 10-15 yrs.
Innovation Imperative: Change Everything, Clayton Christensen, Michael Horn, NYT
in e-Learning, Higher Ed, MOOCs, Op-Ed, Clayton Christensen, Coursera, General Assembly, Harvard, Minerva Project, Udacity | Permalink
Degrees based on what you can do, not how long you went; not an entirely new concept.
Are You Competent? Prove It., Anya Kamenetz, New York Times
in e-Learning, Higher Ed, Western Governors U | Permalink
Obama campaign’s CTO tells edu leaders, “The ‘big’ there is purely marketing.”
Big Data is Bunk, Harper Reed Tells University Leaders, Marc Parry, Chronicle of Higher Ed
in Big Data, Higher Ed, Op-Ed | Permalink
Co (specializing in higher ed) trimmed its initial public offering amid sluggish demand.
Brazil Educational Co. Anima Raises $215 Million from IPO, Rogerio Jelmayer, WSJ
in Big Deals, Higher Ed, Investment | Permalink
Plasmyd, a search engine & discussion platform, has indexed 60M research papers.
Plasmyd Acquired by Academia.edu, Kim-Mai Cutler, TechCrunch
in Higher Ed, Investment, Academia.edu, Elsevier , ResearchGate | Permalink
The analytics software was better than human consultants at predicting successful students.
Can Predictive Analytics Determine Which Students Succeed? N. Ungerleider, Co.Exist
in Big Data, Higher Ed, News, Op-Ed | Permalink
The startup provides a collaborative note, lecture & textbook platform for university students.
OneClass Raises $1.6M, Led by SAIF, Darrell Etherington, TechCrunch
in Higher Ed, Investment, Social Learning | Permalink
Altius had raised $26+ million from investors including Maveron & Spark Capital.
Altius Sells Assets to Datamark After Accreditation Concerns, Ki Mae Heussner, GigaOM
in e-Learning, Higher Ed, News, Altius | Permalink
Co works to fund, establish & grow higher ed programs for non-traditional adult learners.
Synergis Education Secures $33M In Financing, vca.online
in e-Learning, Higher Ed, Investment | Permalink
This brings the total capital raised to $42 million.
College degrees accessible to anyone with a computer, Rebecca Grant, Venture Beat
in Higher Ed, Investment | Permalink
45% to research & faculty; 25% to student aid; 20% to construction; 10% to initiatives.
Harvard Aims for Record $6.5 Billion in Fundraising by 2018, John Lauerman, Bloomberg
in Higher Ed, Investment, Harvard | Permalink
Here are design specs for upgrading the sheepskin.
How to Fix Meaningless College Diplomas. Reid Hoffman, The New Republic
in Badges, Higher Ed, Op-Ed, Coursera, Udacity | Permalink
By the standards of the economic marketplace most colleges are still underpriced.
There's No College Tuition 'Bubble,' Jeffery Dorfman, Forbes
in Bubble in EdTech?, Higher Ed, Op-Ed | Permalink
Free and open access to education is a moral imperative. This point should never get lost.
Digital Natives: A Defense of the Internet Community, Daphne Koller, NYT
in Higher Ed, MOOCs, Op-Ed, Coursera | Permalink
“...machine-guided learning model works for certain content, but probably not for Melville”
The Two Cultures of Education, Stanley Fish, New York Times
in Adaptive Learning, e-Learning, Higher Ed, MOOCs, Op-Ed, Coursera | Permalink
President Obama said he wants new strings attached to federal money by 2018.
Performance Funding Goes Federal, Paul Fain, Inside Higher Education
in Higher Ed, News | Permalink
Employers say they don't trust grade-point averages. Introducing, the CLA +.
Are You Ready for the Post College SAT? Douglas Belkin, Wall Street Journal
Higher ed econ expert explains how subsidies fuel rising prices and why there's a 'bubble.'
Richard Vedder: The Real Reason College Costs So Much, Allysia Finley, WSJ
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