Online Higher Education in Private Colleges: The State of the Industry in 2016

Published October 28th, 2016

With enrollment declining and the expectation of online learning increasing among students, it’s more important than ever for institutions to not only offer the modality, but to be effective at delivering online programs. Learn what small, private colleges and universities are doing to stay ahead of the curve with our free, live webinar.

In this webinar, Dr. Harold V. Hartley, III, Senior Vice President of the Council of Independent Colleges; Dr. David Clinefelter, Chief Academic Officer of Learning House, Inc.; and Andrew Magda, Manager of Market Research at Learning House, will present the findings of the report Online Learning at Private Colleges and Universities 2016: A Survey of Chief Academic Officers. Find out what academic leaders think about how to develop and deliver online education, as well as its benefits and pitfalls.

Watch this to learn:

  • The barriers to online education
  • The outcomes of online education and how to most effectively measure them
  • The impact of online learning on revenue
  • How to overcome faculty resistance
  • And more

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About the Presenters

Harold V. Hartley III is senior vice president of the Council of Independent Colleges where he has lead responsibility for CIC’s annual Presidents Institute, the Presidents Governance Academy, and the Presidential Vocation and Institutional Mission program. He also provides leadership for CIC’s research initiative, which includes two annual benchmarking reports, CIC’s “Making the Case” website, and research reports supporting CIC’s Securing America’s Future campaign. In addition, he oversees the Network for Vocation in Undergraduate Education (NetVUE), a membership organization of 219 colleges and universities committed to supporting the exploration of vocation among college students.

 

Dr. David Clinefelter is the Chief Academic Officer at The Learning House, Inc., in Louisville, Ky., where he develops the highest academic tools, training and strategies for the company’s online partners. Dave’s 30-year career in education spans all levels, from K-12 to higher education. An early advocate of online education, prior to joining Learning House, he served as Chief Academic Officer of for-profit, online universities Walden and Kaplan, and as President of Graceland University.

 

Andrew J. Magda is the Manager of Market Research at The Learning House, Inc. He leads in the development of custom and large-scale market research studies and assists partner institutions with their research needs. Prior to Learning House, Andrew was a senior analyst at Eduventures and a project manager at the Center for Survey Research and Analysis at the University of Connecticut.

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