Western Governors University Moves Online Education Forward

George Leef

In this week's Pope Center Clarion Call, Duke Cheston writes about Western Governors University. He concludes that WGU has found solutions to some of the problems that have plagued online higher ed. Evidently, it offers a very affordable alternative to bricks and mortar schools and other online options, especially for older students who want to show their competency in particular fields. It's easy to see why employers might regard a WGU student's learning as more reliable than a generic BA from many other institutions.

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