Online Learning Update

May 31, 2013

Online learning gets fresh look from a heavyweight

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


Enter William G. Bowen, one of the most respected figures in the higher-education, who has tackled the question in his new book, Higher Education in the Digital Age. Just a few years ago, Bowen, an economist and a former president of Princeton University, was skeptical about the fledgling movement. But after some research, he sees the potential for new classroom technologies to improve productivity, reduce institutional costs and make pursuing a degree more affordable. And Bowen believes all this is possible without harming the quality of the educational experience. Change is coming to the the higher-ed world and Bowen just might end up helping to hasten the disruption.

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