Thursday, September 26, 2013

RPP #115: Interview with Ken Hartman on the Future of Higher Ed

  • Interview: Dr. Kenneth E. Hartman, former President of Drexel University Online and now Senior Fellow at Eduventures
    • We discuss the future of Higher Education
    • Trends
      • Growth of online learning
      • Online education is being commoditized
      • Demand for lower cost degrees
    • Survival of many institutions will be dependent on
      • Innovative pedagogy
      • Online/Hybrid with proven outcomes
    • Controversies 
      • Changes to accreditation 
      • High discount rates
      • The 3 year bachelor's degree
      • MOOCs 
      • Chasing international students
    • Bright Spots
      • Innovative young companies bringing new tools and delivery methods
      • New modes of learning and computer-adaptive assessment
  • Links
  • Podsafe Music from Magnatune
Duration: 33:48