I found the last line of the article to be the most thought-provoking:

"San Jose State, to its credit, is exposing the data, warts and all," Hill said. "Boy, this would be wonderful if we could apply the same type of rigor to face-to-face courses and have public accountability."






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San Jose State University on Wednesday quietly released the full research report on the for-credit online courses it offered this spring through the online education company Udacity. The report, marked by delays and procedural setbacks, suggests it may be difficult for the university to deliver online education in this format to the students who need it most. . . .

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