C-Level View :: December 13, 2006

Executive View

Getting the Money Right

By Judith V. Boettcher, Designing for Learning

A clear sign that online and distance learning is maturing is that we are struggling with how to organize and fund these programs on an ongoing basis. One of our early questions regarding online learning, e-learning, or blended learning programs was, “Can we do it?” A question that quickly followed was, “Can we make any money doing it? We now face the next question, which is “What are the organizational structures and financial models that support revenue, sustainability, and growth of online programs?...

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Worth Noting

Symposium at MIT Celebrates Seven Years of iCampus Research

A symposium attended by invited industry leaders, academics, government officials, and selected international leaders on December 1-2 at MIT featured moderated discussions on the impact of technology in education worldwide and the challenges affecting technical education, with demonstrations of innovative projects and tools created by the Microsoft MIT iCampus alliance...

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Conference in Atlanta Shows Progress of Sakai CLE

Community source proponents from some 144 institutions met this past week in Atlanta for the 6th Sakai conference to discuss tools, user experiences, pedagogy, implementation, technical points of the Sakai Collaboration and Learning Environment, and their visions for the CLE and the growing Sakai community...

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From the Personnel Office

Ellis College of NYIT Appoints New Provost and CAO

David Harpool is joining Ellis College of NYIT, New York Institute of Technology’s online college for working adults. Harpool will oversee the operations and academic programs of the college as its provost and chief administrative officer...

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