Report finds 1 in 4 students taking online course

The Sloan Consortium released the results of its annual survey on the state of online learning in higher ed today--and not surprisingly, more students than ever before are attending classes from the comfort of their computers.

Some of the highlights:


  • Over 4.6 million students were taking at least one online course during the fall 2008 term; a 17 percent increase over the number reported the previous year.

  • The 17 percent growth rate for online enrollments far exceeds the 1.2 percent growth of the overall higher education student population.

  • More than one in four college and university students now take at least one course online.

For more, read the full report.

About this Entry

This page contains a single entry by levin263 published on January 26, 2010 12:57 PM.

How to Run a Meeting Like Google was the previous entry in this blog.

Will the iPad revolutionize education? is the next entry in this blog.

Find recent content on the main index or look in the archives to find all content.