All posts by Lindsey Freer

Link: Step One in Eliminating Course Bottlenecks

This blog post from the Education Advisory Board articulates the key factors (and their definitions!) that UW-Madison leaders used to determine which of their undergraduate courses were impeding timely graduation. These factors might serve as inspiration for UO or other comparable institutions.

Step One in Eliminating Course Bottlenecks: Find The Cause (EAB, January 2016)

Link: UCI Launches New Low-Res Master’s in Human-Computer Interaction and Design

UC Irvine has launched a new low-residency hybrid (or “mixed format”) master’s in Human-Computer Interaction and Design. The one-year program boast an “interdisciplinary orientation” and aims to prepare students for careers in UX, systems analysis, and project management.

Link: Micro Master’s Is Future of Online Learning

This interview with Anant Agarwal, CEO of edX, covers the growth of edX and his ideas about where higher ed is headed.

We think universities will just get transformed. You still need the content and the course and the professors who provide them. What will be altered is the way it is delivered.

Bhargava, Anjuli. April 20, 2016. “Micro master’s is future of online learning: Anant Agarwal.” Business Standard.