Chegg, an education technology company, announced that it created a new tool to help students find more affordable online degree options at community colleges. As Inside Higher Ed reported, the tool will be free for…
Topic: online classes
Survey of college professors shows resistance to online learning
Despite the advances and improvements in online learning, college professors still resist online learning and prefer in-person courses.
The Death of American Self-Education
A great read over at The Imaginative Conservative on the struggles of Western civilization and American society to get the right grades and not to learn properly: With very few exceptions, your ticket onto a…
Free Online College Tuition for Union Members at a Ohio Community College
From Inside Higher Ed: Eastern Gateway Community College in Steubenville, Ohio, is opening up its online courses to the more than 1.6 million members of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees and their…
Should We Hold Off on Online and Blended Learning?
It is a good question to ask as some people are worried that this new trend may not lead to good educational outcomes. Photo by The Open University (OU)
Online Class Material Costs Jump 25% and Students are Upset
Black Hawk community college in Illinois hiked online class materials by 25% in a period of three weeks, thus the petition started by one of their students.
Online Master’s Degree More Attractive at Traditional Univeristies, Not For-Profits
The College Fix noted the following: Earning a master’s degree from a for-profit online university may be a viable option, but many say it’s not necessarily worth the bang for your buck. With the proliferation…
The Next Wave of College Innovation? Western Governors University
Western Governors University offers a different model for students than your typical brick-and-mortar university model. Quite an interesting read by the Academe Blog.
Scott Walker may consider Online Classes to Finish His College Degree while in the White House
What a neat thing to happen, if he does make it into the White House after the 2016 elections. He could be the first president to earn a college degree through an online course. Hat tip…
For-Profit Online College will Close
Jones International University, based in Colorado since its inception in 1993, will close its doors. From 2011 to 2014, reports say that enrollment dropped some 50%.