The StratEDgy blog is intended to be a thoughtful hub for discussion about strategy and competition in higher education.
July 29, 2012 - 10:05pm
With online courses and new data systems on the rise, higher ed institutions are generating more data than ever before. While there are aspects of this movement that are truly promising, one reality is that we are making many assumptions about student behavior when interpreting some of this data.
July 25, 2012 - 9:03pm
These past few months have been a bit of a reading frenzy.
July 18, 2012 - 6:29pm
We have teaching evaluations to measure how students perceive faculty, grades to measure student success in the classroom, number of applicants, yield rate and (sometimes) retention to measure admissions, and fundraising/participation to measure success in development. But how do you measure success in student affairs?
July 12, 2012 - 4:49pm
It was the first “moon shot” for U.S. higher education.
Some Good News and Some Bad News for U.S. Business Schools - With Implications for Higher Education Overall
July 5, 2012 - 9:21pm
First the good news: The need for management education is unlikely to go away anytime soon.
July 1, 2012 - 7:59pm
Last week we invited you to vote on the most important topics in higher education. We are seeing some consistent areas of interest.
June 27, 2012 - 8:23pm
Well, you asked for it and we will commit to doing it.
June 24, 2012 - 10:19pm
When it comes to marketing messaging, people generally respond to benefits rather than features.
June 20, 2012 - 9:45pm
Does anyone think that, for the vast majority of students, going to college isn’t ultimately about acquiring knowledge and skills to be successful in a chosen career?
June 17, 2012 - 9:03pm
June 8th marked the end of the MITx free pilot course, Circuits and Electronics, which welcomed more registrants than all of MIT’s living alumni (122,000 as of January 2012). So after all the hype, what can we learn? I tracked down one person who actually made it through to the end and passed – and decided to conduct an anonymous ‘focus group of one.’