Online Learning Update

July 24, 2014

3 ways Harvard President Drew Faust measures colleges – Kai Ryssdal, Marketplace

Filed under: Online Learning News — Ray Schroeder @ 12:42 pm
by Kai Ryssdal, Marketplace
By 2015, the Obama administration will evaluate colleges on average tuition cost, low-income student enrollment, graduation rates and job earnings after graduation. When they released this proposal last year, the higher education community generally disagreed with their criteria. One strong critic is Drew Faust, the president at Harvard University. Here are some measurements she thinks are important to consider:
Measurement: Jobs, but not salaries.
Measurement: The percentage of students on financial aid.
Measurement: How digital-forward teaching is.
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