Online degrees as ‘cash grabs’

by reestheskin on 19/04/2016

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“In sum, plaintiffs were deceived into spending tens of thousands on tuition alone for a program that functionally required them to teach themselves the material,” the complaint reads.”

I came to this story via Stephen Downes. The story is about an online degree that was more expensive than the residential degree, and where ‘online learning’ consisted of badly scanned pdfs and Powerpoint text. Ahem. Stephen Downes’ summary phrase: cash grab