Debating Online Courses (The Chronicle of Higher Education)


In the spring, as many as 50 students at Bowdoin College will take a new, partly online financial accounting course offered through a partnership between Dartmouth and Bowdoin, writes The Chronicle of Higher Education.

Chronicle writer Steve Kolowich says there has been some skepticism at Bowdoin about the new course, which will be led by the Tuck School of Business’ Phillip Stocken, associate dean for the MBA program and a professor of accounting. However, Kolowich writes, in the “grand scheme of online education, Bowdoin’s collaboration with Dartmouth is relatively conservative. Many traditional institutions now offer fully online courses, and have done so for a long time.”

Read the full story, published 11/13/14 by The Chronicle of Higher Education.

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