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
By: Phil Hill It is the nature of a man as he grows older- to protest against change, particularly changes for the better. – J. Steinbeck One of the most common assumptions I hear when I’m helping a particular school or when talking to ed tech vendors is
By: Phil Hill Two days ago I wrote at e-Literate about a new nationwide survey of teaching faculty on their awareness and adoption of Open Educational Resources (OER). The official press release describes the survey: Teaching faculty at institutions of higher education remain largely unaware of open educational resources (OER),