Online Learning Update

September 30, 2017

At Gathering on Academic Innovation, Leaders Wonder How Fast Colleges Should Change

Filed under: Online Learning News — Ray Schroeder @ 12:03 am

By Jeffrey R. Young, EdSurge

At one point organizers asked the participants—most of them leaders of academic-innovation efforts on their campuses—to stand in a line, arranging themselves along a spectrum of whether they favored “radical change” or “incremental change.” Where officials stood during this exercise seemed to depend largely on what type of institution they were from. One leader standing at the “radical” innovation end had noted earlier in the day that her institution is in “survival mode” because of changing demographics and is under pressure to try new approaches to improve completion rates and maintain funding.

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