At what point does a theme become a schtick? These ‘deeply flawed’ reports on online education are pushing towards the latter.
"Policy" covers legislation and regulation that impact technology enabled education initiatives.
I’m thrilled to announce our first Empirical Educator Project contribution. From the press release: Carnegie Mellon University and Duke University have shared newly available free tools that will significantly lower the barriers to conducting ethical educational research. The two universities contributed the tools through e-Literate’s Empirical Educator Project (EEP), an effort to promote broader adoption […]
Unlike Hoxby report, new GMU study of online education asks good questions and describes research accurately (for the most part), but like past report this one is also deeply flawed and causes more harm than good.
How do you save students money that they weren’t already spending? You can’t, and OpenStax adjusts their savings data in a welcome move in the OER community.
Disastrous senate bill in Hawai’i that would have mandated usage of OER for all UH courses is changed in committee hearings
Hawai’i senate committee recommends bill mandating OER material for all courses at the University of Hawai’i system over significant faculty protests
There have been justifiable complaints that the OIG’s rejection of WGU’s courses was arbitrary. That may be true, but the fact that the judgment was arbitrary doesn’t automatically mean that it was incorrect.