Tuesday 18 November 2008

Online education

Inside Higher Ed has an interesting article that discusses some of the challenges faced by higher education administrators and faculty as the popularity of online courses grows. According to the article, one in five college students took an online course last year and "that demand is beginning to be felt at institutions with growing online enrollments, whether or not their faculty are willing to go along for the ride. “[E]ither they have enough of a subset of their faculty who do believe in it, or they’re moving outside their institutions” to staff online courses".

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