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
Revisiting 2012 Post on Barriers That MOOCs Would Face
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.
Online Program Management: Spring 2018 view of the market landscape
We break down the complex world of Online Program Management vendors. With updated pretty pictures.
If At First You Don’t Succeed, Try To Be An OPM: Conversion of for-profits and MOOCs
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.
Recommended Reading: “Why Udacity and EdX Want to Trademark the Degrees of the Future—and What’s at Stake for Students”
In his recent article in EdSurge, Jeff Young (formerly of the Chronicle) profiles an emerging fringe world of post-secondary education where “Nanodegrees,” “MicroMasters,” and “MicroDegrees” are proliferating. Companies like Udacity and edX are looking to stake out territory in this emerging market and trademarking new degree types is one way they’re attempting to do that. […]
Online Program Management: An updated view of the market landscape
We break down the complex world of Online Program Management vendors. With pretty pictures.
Coursera: The pivot to corporate learning becomes clear
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 […]