By: Phil Hill Last March I wrote a post about two different approaches to change remedial education – Florida state law and Cerritos College in California. Last week The Chronicle gave an update on the Florida changes, and the prospects are troublesome: Enrollments in remedial courses dropped by half at
By: Phil Hill The Open University in the UK could be considered to be the pioneer institution for online education, having created the first for-credit web-based online course 20 years ago. They have continued to be at the forefront of expansion of online education in terms of access and quality,
KCBS Radio had a chance to speak with Dean Florez, President of The Michelson 20 Million Minds Foundation, about an innovative study at Harvey Mudd College examining the success of online education models. Despite initial enthusiasm surrounding online courses, universities were surprised to find that the majority of students responded
In celebration of open education, The 20 Million Minds Foundation would like to honor Dr. Green, a math professor who found a creative way to combat the high cost of learning materials. Dr. Larry Green of Lake Tahoe Community College (LTCC) teaches all mathematics and statistics courses available at LTCC.
By: Phil Hill Inflation-adjusted student costs for attending college continue to rise in most cases, and more students are graduating with debt than ever before; however, the pace of increases is lower in the past year than in prior years. Costs and debt levels vary across different states, different sectors