Apr 14, 2015
"The preconceived notions about online education are often quite negative. Our new Impact Report strives to shatter those preconceived notions, offering proof that 2U-enabled degree programs are having a positive effect on students, faculty and institutions," says 2U's CEO and co-founder, Chip Paucek. "Innovations in technology and content delivery are dramatically changing the world of online education, allowing for a learning experience that is just as engaging as the traditional classroom. This Impact Report provides context and data to support our belief that high quality education can be delivered online to students no matter where they live and work.
"At 2U, we believe sharing meaningful information and feedback with our staff and the public creates a culture of transparency that is key to our success. In life and in business, transparency wins. This Impact Report is one representation of our effort to extend the internal conversations we have every day about the state of online education and how public perception can change through greater awareness of the outcomes that online education can achieve," Paucek added.
Some of the key findings in the report, covering the online degree programs supported by 2U as of
The highly interactive Impact Report also gives readers a first-hand look at the student experience through videos and other visual features, including a view inside 2U's Bidirectional Learning Tool™. To view the 2U Impact Report, please visit 2u.com/impact-report-2015. The Impact Report is fully accessible via mobile devices.
Following the release of the report, 2U will host #ImpactChat, a live Twitter chat, to discuss how online degree programs are changing higher education. #ImpactChat will begin at
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