Disrupting College: How Disruptive Innovation Can Deliver Quality and Affordability to Postsecondary Education

The report from noted business author and consultant  Clayton Christensen examines how competition from newer alternatives such as online education might alter how traditional colleges and universities operate. It notes that “Using online learning in a new business model focused exclusively on teaching and learning, not research—and focused on highly structured programs targeted at preparation for careers—has meanwhile given several organizations a significant cost advantage and allowed them to grow rapidly.”