Distance Education Becomes a Major Part of Course Catalogues

“A majority of colleges in the United States — 65% — offer college-level, credit-granting distance-education courses, according to a survey released today by the National Center for Education Statistics, an arm of the U.S. Department of Education. It is another sign that distance education is becoming a staple of college life. Although the survey did not compare the present to the past, recent data from colleges indicate a jump in online enrolment …” (more)

[Josh Fischman, Chronicle, 30 December]

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