Revolution in Higher Education: chapter 2

Bryan Alexander

Continuing with our reading of Richard DeMillo’s Revolution in Higher Education: How a Small Band of Innovators Will Make College Accessible and Affordable (2015) ( publisher ; Amazon ): this week we’re discussing chapter 2, “Shifting Landscape.”

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Examples Of Innovation In Higher Ed–With A Caution

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MOOCs are great ideas, but assessment and feedback loops and certification are among the many issues holding them back. Comparing an unsupported MOOC from 2008 to an in-person college experience isn’t apples to apples. Examples Of Innovation In Higher Ed–With A Caution.

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10Q: Martin Weller - the battle for open

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This time, I''m very happy to interview two of the keynote speakers for the EDEN 2015 conference , which will be held in Barcelona. blogs, social media, learning objects, OERs, MOOCs, etc in this period. 5) What is your response to the criticism of MOOCs (e.g.

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Still, Watters runs deep #EDEN15

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Audrey Watters and Maarten de Laat Education writer and journalist Audrey Watters describes herself as a recovering academic, serial dropout and rabble rouser - her blog also carries the epithet 'trouble maker'.

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Millennials: The Straw That Will Stir Higher Education’s Next Disruption

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Famous billionaire college dropouts like Mark Zuckerberg, Bill Gates, and the late Steve Jobs are prominent examples of successes who never completed undergraduate degrees. In 2015, it was named the No. Article Written By: Hossein Rahnama.

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” Via The Economic Times : “Startups in student-lending sector see dropouts, but some score too.” Via The Chronicle of Higher Education : “ Private Colleges Had 58 Millionaire Presidents in 2015.” MOOCs are out. “ Big data could solve the college-dropout problem ,” says The Washington Post. (National) Education Politics. RIP Net Neutrality.

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Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOC” Inside Higher Ed on online education at Simmons College. More on MOOC and online education research in the research section below. The funding actually occurred in November 2015 but was not disclosed until required by law. ” Via Real Clear Education : “ K–12 Predictive Analytics : Time for Better Dropout Diagnosis.” Education Politics.

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” Via The Chronicle of Higher Education : “A state-court jury in Connecticut on Thursday sided with a fraternity whose house was closed by Wesleyan University in the fall of 2015 after the fraternity, Delta Kappa Epsilon, resisted complying with a university mandate to admit women.” ” Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOC” Big HR news about Coursera in the HR section below. (National) Education Politics.

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Following up on ProPublica reporting , “ Florida to Examine Whether Alternative Charter Schools Underreport Dropouts.” Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOC” An op-ed in Forbes by University Ventures’ Ryan Craig : “Make Online Education Great (For The First Time).” ” Via The Chronicle of Higher Education : “Highest Representation of Racial and Ethnic Groups at Liberal-Arts Colleges , Fall 2015.”