The Great Plains Interactive Distance Education Alliance

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dc.contributor.author Moxley, Virginia M.
dc.contributor.author Maes, Sue C. en
dc.date.accessioned 2009-09-17T16:03:45Z
dc.date.available 2009-09-17T16:03:45Z
dc.date.issued 2009-09-17T16:03:45Z
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2097/1711
dc.description.abstract The landscape for higher education delivery has evolved from the traditional classroom-based, instructor-led format toward one that is internet-based and learner-led. To manage a change of this magnitude in an era of fragile public funding, universities—and higher education oversight boards and state legislatures—have discovered the potential of inter-institutional collaboration to deploy rapidly new undergraduate and postbaccalaureate programs to meet emerging needs of the professions and to target professionals seeking education for career advancement and career change. Institutions are banding together in innovative ways to capitalize on their collective and interconnected technological and human capacity, and many states have formed statewide alliances for the purpose of delivering educational courses and programs to students at a distance. The Great Plains Interactive Distance Education Alliance for the Human Sciences (Great Plains IDEA) that is described in this paper is a consortium of ten human sciences colleges located in ten states that capitalizes on the talents of inter-institutional faculty teams to offer distance education master’s degrees and postbaccalaureate certificates. en_US
dc.subject Great Plains IDEA en_US
dc.subject Institute for Academic Alliances en_US
dc.subject Alliance Development en_US
dc.subject Higher Education en_US
dc.subject Educaional Consortia en_US
dc.subject Consortia Foundations en_US
dc.title The Great Plains Interactive Distance Education Alliance en_US
dc.type Article (author version) en_US
dc.date.published 2003 en_US
dc.citation.epage 154 en_US
dc.citation.jtitle Continuing Higher Education Review en_US
dc.citation.spage 141 en_US
dc.citation.volume 67 en_US
dc.contributor.authoreid moxley; scmaes en_US

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