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  1. 1. Robin and Neil Heyden June 2011
  2. 2. Higher Ed Online Learning <ul><li>29% college students took online course Fall ‘09 </li></ul><ul><li>66% of colleges offer fully online courses </li></ul><ul><li>2/3 of colleges say online ed critical to strategy </li></ul><ul><li>65% of US grad schools offer online courses </li></ul><ul><li>Est online course enrollment reach </li></ul><ul><ul><li>3.9 mill students by ‘14 </li></ul></ul>Source: Chronicle of Higher Education, NCES
  3. 3. Higher Ed is in a vice between… K-12 27% HS and 21% of MS took an online course last year Workplace 77% of US companies use online training for their workforce
  4. 4. The World of Online Learning Source: Campus Computing Project
  5. 5. Rise of the For-Profit College <ul><li>Focus on different population </li></ul><ul><li>1.4 million students in ’08 </li></ul><ul><li>Outcome-focused learning </li></ul><ul><li>Strong coaching </li></ul><ul><li>Small class size </li></ul><ul><li>Faculty development for consistency </li></ul><ul><li>No such thing as “full classes” all year ‘round </li></ul><ul><li>Take a look at University of Phoenix and Kaplan </li></ul>
  6. 6. 472,000 students - 32, 000 faculty 100 degree programs
  7. 7. 100,000 students, 59 degree programs Owned by Washington Post Company
  8. 8. Rise of the For-Profit College <ul><li>Focus on different population </li></ul><ul><li>1.4 million students in ’08 </li></ul><ul><li>Have grown 95% per over 30 years </li></ul><ul><li>Outcome-focused learning </li></ul><ul><li>Strong coaching </li></ul><ul><li>Small class size </li></ul><ul><li>Faculty development for consistency </li></ul><ul><li>No such thing as “full classes”, all year ‘round </li></ul><ul><li>Take a look at University of Phoenix and Kaplan </li></ul>
  9. 9. For Profit College Challenges <ul><li>Recruit heavily among low-income </li></ul><ul><li>Low graduation rates, poor retention </li></ul><ul><li>Student debt/default rates high </li></ul><ul><li>Spend big $$ on recruiting/marketing </li></ul><ul><li>Not academia, in traditional sense </li></ul><ul><li>Not transparent </li></ul><ul><li>Limited objective research on outcomes </li></ul>
  10. 10. The NAC&U Opportunity <ul><li>Take a piece, do it better than the for-profits </li></ul><ul><li>Appeal to a wider net of potential students (non-traditional) </li></ul><ul><li>Leverage what online has to offer (“class of one”, mentoring, constructivist) </li></ul><ul><li>Whole greater than sum of parts </li></ul><ul><li>Enhance revenue </li></ul>
  11. 11. An Eye on the Future…
  12. 12. Our Report <ul><li>Discovery Investigation </li></ul><ul><li>17 interviews – institutional snapshots </li></ul><ul><li>Advantages/Disadvantages of a collaboration </li></ul><ul><li>Recommendations of potential pilot collaborations </li></ul>
  13. 14. Next Steps?
  14. 15. Possible Pilot Projects <ul><li>Shared Support: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>24/7 Tech Support </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>PD Camp </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Course Components </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Online Organic Chem (Econ or Astron) Lab </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Courses </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Unique or Boutique </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Intro Calculus (or Econ or Remedial Math) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>NAUOU </li></ul><ul><ul><li>MBA or Project Management Certificate </li></ul></ul>

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