How Lots of Community-College Data Fall Through the Cracks (CHE)

April 1, 2015 by Lance Lambert [full story here.] Community colleges have recently been thrust to the forefront of higher-education policy. From state lawmakers pushing new ways to answer work-force needs, to President Obama’s proposal to make the colleges free, the attention on community colleges is sharpening. Coverage of issues regarding community colleges has included a sprinkling of … Read moreHow Lots of Community-College Data Fall Through the Cracks (CHE)

Massive study on MOOCs (Harvard Gazette)

Harvard, MIT report provides new insights on an evolving space April 1, 2015 [full story here.] Since “Year of the MOOC” became a catchphrase in 2012, massive open online courses have had their fans and detractors. Some have claimed that online learning is a “disruptive revolution” and a harbinger of the end of residential colleges, … Read moreMassive study on MOOCs (Harvard Gazette)