eVersity’s experience highlights a major challenge that states like Arkansas and California face when trying to create a new fully-online institution – the accreditation process is incredibly slow.
Purdue University’s tuition changes for the online university soon to be formerly known as Kaplan give us some early hints about direction and raise questions about whether NewU will be targeting in-state as well as out-of-state students.
One of the most knowledgeable observers of the for-profit sector gives us his take on this unprecedented deal.
Last week I wrote a post on two significant accrediting actions related to City College of San Francisco and Tiffin University. If there really is a shift in the DOE’s views on accreditation or in the accrediting commissions’ interpretation of standards, then that could have fairly profound cascade effects on competency-based learning programs, private online […]
Why do I keep covering accreditation issues on e-Literate, a blog nominally about online learning and educational technology? The reason is that accrediting commissions have enormous influence on higher education institutions, particularly as the industry wrestles with questions of which changes are necessary, which changes are worth trying but might not work, and which changes […]