Monday, January 24, 2011

For-Profit Colleges Open Another Front - Inside Higher Ed

This story summarizes a lawsuit filed by the leading for-profit college trade group to block new federal laws aimed at these colleges: For-Profit Colleges Open Another Front - Inside Higher Ed

Thursday, January 6, 2011

States not linking Common Core to Undergrad Programs

Wednesday, January 5, 2011

Instructional Technology Council

Instructional Technology Council (ITC) is an association serving distance educators that offers a venue for sharing design ideas and instructional approaches.

Community College Times

A report in Community College Times discusses a successful program for dislocated workers at Lorain County Community College in Ohio.

Tuesday, January 4, 2011

For profit College Partners with Private 4-year

Inside Higher Ed describes a new model of having a for-profit college handle the first two years of college and then transfer students to 4-year colleges, particularly a private college in Ohio. This approach involves online courses and personal counselors who check in with students every week. The success rate is high so far.