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Why are Business Leaders Looking to Online Education?

A recent survey in Higher Edu entitled Ready or Not brings forward an interesting concept that business leaders and senior college leadership have widely varying perspectives on how well they are preparing students to achieve within the marketplace. It also discusses the impeding changes and how brand names of elite schools may be impacted by quality online educational programs.  The Inside Higher Ed 's 2014 survey of chief academic officers found that 96% believed they were doing a good job ( 1 ). They were adequately preparing students for life and helping them gain knowledge that will be useful in the market and their personal lives. It is possible to see this as a reflection of perspective of the function and responsibilities of academic leaders within higher education.  A problem occurs when business leaders are saying something completely different.   A Gallop poll survey indicates that 14% of Americans and 11% of business leaders believe college graduates are f