At what point does a theme become a schtick? These ‘deeply flawed’ reports on online education are pushing towards the latter.
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.
We have the data from IPEDS for Fall 2017 Distance Education enrollment, organized by sector and by state
A view of the 30 largest enrollments for students taking at least one online course in Fall 2017, with LMS usage and trends since 2012
Rio Salado College responds to e-Literate coverage – there’s a lot of useful context on Rio’s student outcomes, but responses still do not address low rates of degree-seeking students getting degrees.
Once again Rio Salado College is held up as a successful model of a public college in the modern age. But do the claims of success stand up to scrutiny? A review of the data shows cause for questioning the popular narrative.
A view of the 20 largest enrollments for students taking at least one online course in 2016; and a visual showing the trends from 2012 – 2016