The Internet, Policy & Politics Conferences

Oxford Internet Institute, University of Oxford

Roundtable 4A: The Internet and the Online Education Revolution

Date: Thursday 16th Sept 2010
Time: 15.15-16.45
Room: Seminar Room 5

Chair: Paul Rich, President of the Policy Studies Organization, Washington

Alan Drimmer, President, Western International University
Martin Taylor, Deputy Managing Director, BPP University College

The British Government's designation of BPP as the first new university college in many years drew attention to the enormous growth of online education, now enrolling ten percent of the university students in the United States. Dr Drimmer, winner of the Bok Teaching Award at Harvard and chief executive of several online universities, joins Martin Taylor, a driving force in BPP iexpansion, to debate controversial plans for Internet education's expansion.

This roundtable is sponsored by BPP and Apollo.