Written by: Dian Schaffhauser Published by: Campus Technology MBA News Digest Comment: None. Extracted Content: New York's Colgate University has sought outside help to improve the quality of its hybrid learning experience. The university, which has reopened to students on campus, is also continuing its remote learning programs. Now, some faculty will have access to 2UOS Essential from 2U, … [Read more...] about Colgate U Outsourcing Faculty Support for Hybrid Learning
Content written by Goldie Blumenstyk and published by The Chronicle of Higher Education. MBA News Digest Comment: None. Extracted Content: Hundreds of college leaders were at George Mason University this week for the P3 EDU conference on public-private partnerships. Here’s what several of them told The Chronicleabout their biggest hopes and fears about outsourcing to third parties. Click … [Read more...] about The Rewards and Risks of Outsourcing. College Leaders Weigh In.
Content written by Margaret Mattes, Contributor and published by The Century Foundation. MBA News Digest Comment: This is the report referenced in yesterday's article, "Warnings on a Different Kind of For-Profit." This article is important for anyone involved in starting a new online program or is negotiating/renegotiating a contract with a vendor that is or will be involved in the online … [Read more...] about The Private Side of Public Higher Education
U, Inc. (NASDAQ: TWOU), in partnership with The University of North CarolinaKenan-Flagler Business School, today announced the launch of four new graduate certificates offered within the MBA@UNC program, a top-ranked online MBA program. "UNC Kenan-Flagler has been an outstanding 2U partner and we're pleased to support the school on new certificate offerings. This enhancement to the MBA@UNC … [Read more...] about 2U Partners with The University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School to offer Graduate Certificates through MBA@UNC
When the University of Florida announced last week that officials were terminating a big contract with Pearson Embanet to run the institution’s online academic programs, it stirred further questions about the for-profit companies at the heart of these partnerships, known as "online-education enablers." Some colleges that have enlisted enablers to move degrees online have seen success. Examples … [Read more...] about 4 Problems That Can Sour Colleges’ Partnerships With Online-Education Enablers
Universities are increasingly turning to outside companies to help them launch new online degree programs. In fact, higher ed research and advisory firm Eduventures has identified at least 26 companies — known as "online program management (OPM) providers" — currently operating in this space. The data comes out of a series of reports Eduventures recently published for its member … [Read more...] about Count of Schools Going Outside To Launch Online Degree Programs Rising — Campus Technology