New online, low-cost GenEd classes at University of Akron blend online, experiential learning.
More than 620 students at the University of Akron (UA) have signed up to take at least one of its new online, discounted GenEd Core classes. The classes involve a blend of online, classroom and experiential learning.
UA designed the program to increase college affordability and help reverse a trend of declining enrollment, which fell to 25,865 last fall. It also was seen as a way to compete with community colleges for students.
“The initial goal was 500 and we topped...