The WCET Q&A about Online Program Rankings

In response to the January release of the first U.S. News rankings of online education programs, WICHE Cooperative for Educational Technologies (WCET) released a fairly critical evaluation of the process … View More



Grading the College Scorecard

What is the College Scorecard? Apparently even President Obama doesn’t like the US News college ranking system. Perhaps that is the inspiration behind a new White House initiative to create easy … View More



Online Education is the “Real” Thing!

Yesterday’s post was a rebuttal of Eckerd College president Donald Eastman’s post in the Tampa Bay Tribune, "Online education no substitute for the real thing," on the grounds of some fundamental … View More



Tech Trek II: The Wrath(?) of Khan Academy

Never before have I had two of my favorite things share a name even though they are diametrically opposed. This is, however the case with the Star Trek villain Khan and the Khan academy. Both entities … View More