The State of Online Education


Online coursework was once considered an experimental alternative to on-ground classes, but it’s quickly becoming a part of the mainstream. Online courses make it possible for colleges and universities to stay within their shrinking budgets, and for busy working adults to go to school anywhere, anytime. As of last fall, about a third of all American college students were enrolled in at least one course online.

Guest: John Bourne, Executive Director, The Sloan Consortium.