By: Phil Hill In two recent posts I highlighted the problem of federal-level college accountability data, particularly acute in Department of Education (DOE) official graduation or completion measurements. In the first post I summarized: Our national data reporting on graduation / success / completion rates is a mess. IPEDS is
By: Phil Hill This is an interesting idea and one that introduces some of the missing market dynamics in textbook pricing – those paying the costs collectively pressuring those making the decisions. The news comes from the Daily Trojan, a student newspaper at the University of Southern California (USC): Undergraduate Student
Great people, thoughtful dialogue, and infectious passion! Another @SXSWedu comes to a wrap, and the Twenty Million Minds team thanks the educators, entrepreneurs, thought leaders, and incredible presenters who took time out of their busy schedules to convene in Austin. We are especially grateful to our founder, Dr. Gary K.
Dr. Brian Sailer of Central New Mexico Community College is our latest faculty member in the spotlight for his innovative approach to utilizing technology in the classroom. He has been an instructor for 18 years and is currently teaching 6 classes, 4 of which use OpenStax Biology or Anatomy &
By: Phil Hill I’m not sure whether to chalk this one up to serendipity or not, but it seems the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation ((Disclosure: The current e-Literate TV series is funded by the Gates Foundation.)) is jumping on the bandwagon of needing better federal data on institutional performance.