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But Is It Quality?

This podcast features session audio from the EDUCAUSE 2013 Annual Conference. The speaker is Judith S. Eaton, president of the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.

It is both an exciting and disturbing time in higher education. Innovation has become a primary focus. This time, the innovation is about student access to new or revitalized types of educational offerings, whether in the form of MOOCs, competency-based education, assessment of prior learning, or courses from private providers that are not colleges and universities. While information technology is a primary driver of this innovation, its ultimate role and effectiveness also rests on our willingness to focus on some familiar yet important questions. Is the innovation yielding quality education? Are students learning? Are students protected against substandard offerings? How do we know?

 

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Running time: 33m 20s
File size: 13.37 MB

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