Ed tech and learning science are both littered with obscure and hard-to-read journal articles written for a handful of other experts on one hand and empty puff pieces on the other. We need a middle ground.
Purdue University’s tuition changes for the online university soon to be formerly known as Kaplan give us some early hints about direction and raise questions about whether NewU will be targeting in-state as well as out-of-state students.
Professors from the Stanford Center for Education and Policy Analysis (CEPA) wrote a paper about the impact of online learning on outcomes, which was then condensed into a shorter paper for the Brookings Institute, which was then summarized by Inside Higher Ed. How do you think that went?
Online grade books are expensive for ed tech companies to build, almost impossible for them to build well, and hard for faculty and students to learn. Here’s a recipe for using final and near-final interoperability standards to enable faculty and students to just use their same LMS grade book in every ed tech app.