Posted December 3rd, 2012 in Strategic Planning Blog
I’ve just completed the Model Thinking Course run by the University of Michigan offered through Coursera.
The lecturer was the very engaging Professor Scott E Page.
The objective of the course was to learn how to think with models and use them to make sense of the complex world around us. I’ve already found that an understanding [...]
Posted October 22nd, 2012 in Strategic Planning Blog
The Federal Government has released the Mid-year Economic and Fiscal Outlook (MYEFO) 2012-2013 which includes the removal of $1 billion from the forward estimates for higher education. To return the budget to surplus in 2012‑13 and beyond, the Government has made substantial targeted savings aimed at ensuring that Australia’s public finances remain strong. Savings in [...]
Posted August 24th, 2012 in Strategic Planning Blog
Hanover recently released a paper, Trends in Online and Adult Education, which might be of interest.
Trends in Online and Adult Education
The paper examines trends in online degrees and finds that online enrolment at US colleges and universities has grown at a greater rate than overall enrolment in higher education.
The section on adult education is especially [...]