Tag Archives: for-profit

The quality of doctoral programs [Part 1]

By | June 21, 2014

Recently, there was a discussion on one of the LinkedIn boards about whether there was less value attached to a degree from a for-profit university rather than a more traditional non-profit one. This discussion inevitably becomes confounded with the value of online degrees vs. face-to-face ones, since most of the for-profit programs are online, entirely or primarily. I’m… Read More »

MOOCs and the future of higher education [Part 1]

By | April 4, 2014

I do a lot of thinking when participating in online discussions. One of my early posts here was about how such discussions have served as a significant source of professional interaction despite my current lack of major university affiliation. Traveling out to professional conference isn’t an option for me either, so I spend perhaps more time that I… Read More »