The links below provide context for current online education trends both within the UC system and nationwide.
Competency-based education can help motivated students. But critics say it’s no panacea.
Imagine going to school in an online environment separate from any time requirements – where you could test out of a course in a day if you proved you mastered the content.
A cost crisis, changing labour markets and new technology will turn an old institution on its head.
Starbucks will provide a free online college education to thousands of its workers, without requiring that they remain with the company, through an unusual arrangement with Arizona State University.
Online education criticism, administrator-faculty quarrels and quality concerns -- the troubles that faced Semester Online and its partner institutions can be summed up in one word: skepticism.
Nearly 14 years ago, the Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine at the University of Arizona College of Medicine embarked on an experiment in online education that would have a major impact on the medical profession.