Distance education

Unusual Model for an Online College

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Seeing potential niche, Tiffin U., a private institution in Ohio, starts two-year distance education college, hoping to build transfer market.

Academic Advising From Afar

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For employees at one university that specializes in education at a distance, responding to student requests is a balancing act.

A National Community College?

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The University of Phoenix came to dominate professional education for adults. Now its online two-year degree granting arm has grown to more than 100,000 enrollments.

Continued Growth for 2 Distance Ed Models

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A multi-college consortium broadens availability of online courses, while an institution founded by 19 Western governors exceeds expectations (belatedly).

In Class From 8 a.m. to 9:50 p.m

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A Tennessee community college is offering students the option of maintaining full-time status by taking classes only on Fridays.

When IM Is the Best Way to Stay on Top

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At Ivy Tech Community College, a system serving more than 115,000 students on 23 campuses, faculty members embrace instant messaging to maintain contact with their students.

Scenes from St. Paul, Day 3

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A professor comes to town as a delegate, a college rigs up a remote class from the convention and foreign journalism fellows get their first taste of American political theater.

I'll Take My Lecture to Go, Please

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It looks like students can be open-minded after all: When provided with the option to view lectures online, rather than just in person, a full 82 percent of undergraduates kindly offered that they'd be willing to entertain an alternative to showing up to class and paying attention in real time.

A new study released today suggests not only a willingness but a "clear preference" among undergraduates for "lecture capture," the technology that records, streams and stores what happens in the classroom for concurrent or later viewing.

Online Campus, Part II: The Spinoff

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University of Illinois proposes seeking independent accreditation for its underperforming Global Campus unit in effort to gain flexibility and expand offerings.

With Students Flocking Online, Will Faculty Follow?

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As demand continues to grow, colleges are still mulling how online teaching fits into the scheme of things, with competing models for supporting (and paying) faculty.

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