Loneliness of the long distance MOOC runner

In a recent study at the U of Pennsylvania, it turned out - as many other studies have noted - that few takers of MOOCs actually complete the course.  What's interesting about the study is that many takers don't even start them.Emerging data from a University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education (Penn GSE) study … Continue reading Loneliness of the long distance MOOC runner

Yale & Penn Sue Defaulting Students But UC Doesn’t

From the LA Daily News:Needy U.S. borrowers are defaulting on almost $1 billion in federal student loans earmarked for the poor, leaving schools such as Yale and the University of Pennsylvania with little choice except to sue their graduates. The record defaults on federal Perkins loans may jeopardize the prospects of current students since they are … Continue reading Yale & Penn Sue Defaulting Students But UC Doesn’t