Sunday, September 21, 2014

Brown “facilitated cost-effectiveness and cost efficiencies in our undergraduate education,” said Aimée Dorr, University of California provost and executive vice president for academic affairs.

US News and World Report: Online Options Expanding in Higher Education Landscape
Serving a statewide population, officials at the University of California noted that there were too many students – and too few seats – in its pre-major and general education requirement courses. To ensure more immediate access and, thus, timely graduation rates, UC designed the Innovative Learning Technology Initiative.

ILTI is an outgrowth of Gov. Jerry Brown’s proposal earmarking $10 million from UC’s fiscal year 2014 budget to the development of technology as a means of addressing growing university enrollment. UC established the Cross-Campus Enrollment system to enable students to take classes for credit across the nine undergraduate UC campuses.

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