Network News

X My Profile
View More Activity

College Inc. Archive: Online

Fixing higher ed: Lumina's Jamie Merisotis

In a story that published Sunday in The Washington Post Magazine, I offer eight suggestions to "fix" higher education. After reading the story, you can rank the ideas in a poll, which you will find farther down on this blog....

By Daniel de Vise  | February 24, 2011; 5:52 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (8)
Categories:  Access, Administration, Admissions, Aid, Attainment, Finance, Online, Pedagogy, Public policy, Students, Technology  | Tags:  fixing higher education, higher education reform, wapo fixing higher education, washington post fixing higher ed  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Fixing higher ed: StraighterLine's Burck Smith

In a story that published Sunday in The Washington Post Magazine, I offer eight suggestions to "fix" higher education. I will host a brief online Q&A on the fixes at 11 a.m. today. Click here to pose a question in...

By Daniel de Vise  | February 22, 2011; 9:40 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Access, Administration, Finance, Online, Technology  | Tags:  Washington Post magazine higher education, fixing higher ed Washington Post, fixing higher education  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Survey: Community college students prize Internet access over teachers

Community college students have come to view online education as key to their success above all else, according to a new report billed as the first national survey of students in two-year colleges. Pearson Foundation hired Harris Interactive to survey...

By Daniel de Vise  | February 9, 2011; 9:49 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Access, Attainment, Community Colleges, Finance, Online, Research, Students  | Tags:  college access, community college, community college survey, online education college  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Survey: Nearly one-third of students studied online last year

A new report on online education concludes that 29 percent of college students took at least one course online in fall 2009, up from 10 percent in 2002. Online enrollment has risen from 1.6 million in 2002 to 3.2 million...

By Daniel de Vise  | November 17, 2010; 5:20 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Online, Pedagogy, Research  | Tags:  Sloan survey, online college courses, online education, online study survey  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Do for-profit colleges spend too much on bus ads?

A new report from a Senate education committee adds a fresh layer of data -- most of it critical -- to the debate over the wisdom of allowing colleges to operate for profit. The "Emerging Risk?" report emerged Thursday from...

By Daniel de Vise  | June 25, 2010; 9:10 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (5)
Categories:  Access, Admissions, Aid, Attainment, Finance, For-profit colleges, Marketing, Online, Public policy  | Tags:  for-profit college tuition, for-profit debt, for-profits, higher education finance, senate investigation for-profits  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Is the future of higher ed in Fayette, Iowa?

Today's guest blogger is Dr. Alan Walker, president of Upper Iowa University. Upper Iowa enrolls 900 students on its Fayette campus and several thousand more in distance education, online and independent study. In that sense, the college and its president...

By Daniel de Vise  | May 21, 2010; 5:03 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  Administration, Facilities, Finance, Online, Pedagogy, Technology  | Tags:  Upper Iowa University, distance learning, online education  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Older Entries in This Category »

A seven-figure gift from an online student, Daniel de Vise , April 27, 2010
A bookshelf filled with unread textbooks?, Daniel de Vise , April 2, 2010
Five ways to engage students, Daniel de Vise , March 30, 2010
Student opposes Liberty U. health care lawsuit, Daniel de Vise , March 29, 2010
Calculating the net price of college, Daniel de Vise , March 17, 2010
My 100th post (Big Deal!), Daniel de Vise , March 17, 2010
Coffee with Excelsior president Ebersole, Daniel de Vise , March 16, 2010
College news in 'three clicks or less', Daniel de Vise , March 15, 2010
Chief Justice responds to GU Law professor, Daniel de Vise , March 10, 2010
Laptops in class: tool or distraction?, Daniel de Vise , March 9, 2010
GS to merge with shuttered Southeastern, Daniel de Vise , March 5, 2010
CUA students criticize commencement pick, Daniel de Vise , March 2, 2010
College for $99 a month, Daniel de Vise , February 26, 2010
Liberty University enrollment tops 50,000 , Daniel de Vise , February 19, 2010
Appeal denied in online ed dispute, Daniel de Vise , January 29, 2010
New head of labor college, Daniel de Vise , January 28, 2010
 
RSS Feed
Subscribe to The Post

© 2011 The Washington Post Company