Chronicle coverage of BSRG OER survey confuses key data on OER adoption. #informationliteracy
Do For-profit Institutions Converting to Non-profit Affect Distance Education Enrollment Numbers?
There has been no material effect of institutional control changes from for-profit to not-for-profit for the periods covered in the DL Compass report (Fall 2012 through Fall 2015).
Digital Learning Compass: New report on distance education higher ed enrollments
Distance learning continues to grow, with a little more than half of the total enrollments from students who are taking both online and on-campus classes. That said, the number of students studying on a campus has dropped by almost one million between 2012 and 2015.
Digital Learning Compass: New WCET webcast on distance education enrollment trends
This Wednesday, April 19th, at 11am PDT / 2pm EDT I will be participating in a WCET webcast based on the latest National Center for Educational Statistics (NCES) and its Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) data for the Fall 2015 term on distance education (DE) enrollment.
One More Thing on NBER Report: Where did pre-2011 data come from?
The closer we look, the worse it seems.
Fall 2014 IPEDS Data: New Profile of US Higher Ed Online Education
The National Center for Educational Statistics (NCES) and its Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) provide the most official data on colleges and universities in the United States. I have been analyzing and sharing the data in the initial Fall 2012 dataset and for the Fall 2013 dataset. Both WCET and the Babson Survey Research […]
Babson Study of Online Learning Released
Babson Survey Research Group (BSRG) just released its annual survey of online learning in US higher education (press release here). This year they have moved from use of survey methodology for the online enrollment section to use of IPEDS distance education data. Russ Poulin from WCET and I provided commentary on the two data sources […]