Online accreditation and flipped learning: The week's most read education news
This week, the University of the People, a free online institution, announced that it had received accreditation. Additionally, a Flagier College administrator admitted to faking test scores to give the school a bump in its ratings, and President Obama handwrote an apology to an art history professor who was offended by remarks he made during a speech at a General Electric plant.
Be sure to check out our feature on 6 colleges that flipped STEM classrooms and more in this week's most read Education Dive posts!
- Free online university wins accreditation: University of the People will soon graduate its first seven students.
- 6 colleges that flipped STEM classrooms: A recent survey found that half of faculty members have flipped or plan to flip their classrooms.
- College administrator says he faked test scores to boost rating: An investigation shows exam results, GPAs, and class rankings were exaggerated.
- Obama handwrites apology to professor: A remark about art history got the president in hot water.
- Student found dead in dorm at U. of Chicago : Reports of a foul odor led officials to discover his body.
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