Getting past rev-share vs. fee-for-service artificial dilemma; the real choice for OPM market may become low-cost vs. full-cost online degrees
Saying “I told you so” can be so petty. But I’ll get over it this time – MOOCs aren’t magical after all, and reality continues to intrude.
The OPM market may be large and growing, but it would be a mistake to miss the chaos and wrecks. Picture a chase through the Wastelands.
We break down the complex world of Online Program Management vendors. With updated pretty pictures.
Purdue/ Kaplan, Grand Canyon, Ashford U all going “nonprofit”, Coursera focuses on degrees – the common theme of recent for-profit and MOOC news? The OPM market.
Last week I had a post in the Chronicle titled “MOOCs Are Dead. Long Live Online Higher Education.” triggered by the departure of Daphne Koller from her day-to-day role at Coursera. Mr. Ng left Coursera in 2014 for Baidu, focusing on deep learning research. Mr. Thrun stepped down as chief executive of Udacity in April of […]
Update: Jeez – sorry about the multiple typos (mistakenly showed in thousands instead of millions). Fixed now. Pitchbook – a database service for M&A, private equity and venture capital – listed in Hot Topics what they saw as the top ten most valuable ed tech companies based on public valuations1. The definition of startup is […]