Recently, in my very progressive (in terms of educating its students) state of Idaho, our online state supplemental program, Idaho Digital Learning Academy (IDLA) has come under attack with a proposal from Governor Butch Otter to phase out its funding. IDLA is in a precarious position in that it is in essence a political entity … Continue reading Loss of funding for Idaho Digital Learning Academy – what are they thinking?
The cost of education
I received an email from a doc student asking me to comment on the cost of education. This really started me thinking about how we measure "cost" so thought I would share my response here. I've included his email and my response below. Email... Professor Rice, I enjoyed reading your article published in “Educational Technology … Continue reading The cost of education
I have returned from yet another iNACOL Virtual School Symposium and find that I can't begin to say enough about the quality of the conference - including the outstanding presentations, sessions, food, and definitely the extensive level of networking with colleagues from around the globe. I don't know if it's just a result of our … Continue reading VSS 2009