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Tuesday, April 22, 2014

More Online Than Brown

As blog readers will know, Gov. Jerry Brown has been big on online courses in public higher ed.  Now one of his GOP rivals in the upcoming November election is outdoing Brown.  As part of an education platform (mainly dealing with K-12), Republican gubernatorial candidate Neel Kashkari has a higher ed proposal:

From the LA Times:

He would... require the University of California and California State University systems to place 20% of their courses online within four years, though he offers no details about how he would force them to do so. The governor and Legislature have limited control over the public universities, particularly the UC system...

 Full story at http://touch.latimes.com/#section/1780/article/p2p-79977599/

1 comment:

Carry Stuart said...

Education should be on top priority especially in proving online courses. I hope this will not use for propaganda only.