http://pagead2.googlesyndication.com/simgad/7356157871493885216By Geoffrey A. Fowler. San Jose State University's test results are in: Online education technology appears to improve pass rates in real-world college courses.
The university, which is Silicon Valley's largest higher-education institution, on Wednesday said its first-in-the-nation test incorporating online content into a for-credit campus-based course increased pass rates to 91% from as low as 55% without the online component.
The public California State University system also said it would expand its relationship with the online course creator, a nonprofit called edX, by increasing access to the pilot electrical-engineering course to as many as 11 other campuses. Read more...