Tag: Online Education

Georgia Tech’s $7,000 Brand?

Georgia Tech recently announced a $6,630 computer science online master’s degree. While the initiative is unmatched from an affordability perspective, will the institution’s prestigious brand come away unscathed? Time will ultimately tell, but this blog contains several angles to consider.

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Riding the Distance Ed Carousel

Online higher ed is like a carousel – an experience that keeps going faster. But this ride already started. You can either hop on now and grab the best seat by marketing online ed as an institutional priority, or you can wait and hope to find a seat later. Here are six things you should have done or start soon to ride the online ed carousel.

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Nebraska Launches Distance Ed Winner

Last week the University of Nebraska (NU) announced an aggressive plan to re-engineer its distance ed programming and greatly expand online courses to capture a larger share of the growing national and international online market and to better serve in-state students. It’s a program to watch, already getting some attention, and probably the best-engineered “re-launch” … Continue reading Nebraska Launches Distance Ed Winner

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Online Education on the Fast Track – Is Your Brand In the Game?

Unless you’ve been dozing or vacationing on another planet, you know that online programs have been the superstars of higher education for at least five years. Growth of online programs last year (before the recession/depression) blazed forward at 12.9%, eclipsing the annual growth of 1.2% for higher education overall.

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