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Some assume that online education is not a suitable medium for courses that rely on the Socratic Method. But the philosophy professors at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro are skeptical.
The warning last year from Russell Berman, who at the time was president of the Modern Language Association, was apocalyptic: If doctoral programs in the humanities do not reduce the time taken to graduate, they will become unaffordable and face extinction.
During her tumultuous three years at the head of the Washington D.C. public schools, Michelle Rhee set off a lot of fireworks.She's still doing it - on a national stage.
Michael Alexander has heard it all before: People with business backgrounds do not understand academia and are ill-equipped to lead colleges and universities. He has a ready rejoinder to such talk:
While enrollment in virtual-education programs continues to grow, a recent study suggests the need for more accountability for the success of students who learn online
During his 14 years at Shorter University, Michael Wilson, a librarian, built a library collection for the college’s satellite campus in Atlanta. He shaped his post as the first full-time librarian for adult and professional students.
Created by state law in 2000, Michigan Virtual University now offers 150 classes, is one of the largest virtual schools in the United States, and helped make the state a pioneer in online education.