RESOURCE: 77% of Academic Leaders Rate MOOC Outcomes Same or Superior to Face-to-Face Learning – Compass Higher Education Consulting
Changing Course: Ten Years of Tracking Online Education in the United States,” a 2012 collaborative survey report based on responses from over 2,800 academic leaders and published by the Babson Survey Research Group, College Board and the Sloan Consortium, shows a clear migration and accepting uptake of MOOC’S (Massive Open Online Courses). The quality, viability and accessibility have all risen to record rates of acceptance. At least by students.
- Over 6.7 million students were taking at least one online course during the fall 2011 term, an increase of 570,000 students over the previous year.
- Seventy-seven percent of academic leaders rate the learning outcomes in online education as the same or superior to those in face-to-face.
- Thirty-two percent of higher education students now take at least one course online.
Download the full survey ”Changing Course: Ten Years of Tracking Online Education in the United States.” (PDF – 47 pages).