Best Practices in Distance Education Program Selection

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dc.contributor.author Anderson, Dawn
dc.date.accessioned 2009-10-01T14:30:41Z
dc.date.available 2009-10-01T14:30:41Z
dc.date.issued 2009-10-01T14:30:41Z
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2097/1729
dc.description.abstract How are academic programs selected for electronic delivery? What are the next hot areas for e-learning programming? Public higher education institutions are being urged to help develop a knowledgeable, skilled and creative workforce that will drive sustained economic growth and diversification. They are being asked to address specific workforce needs while continuing to provide academic excellence in traditional curricular areas. New e-learning programs are frequently self-funded and therefore, must be viewed as a business decision with inherent financial risks. E-learning program selection strategies and processes were researched. Considerations included: institutional strategic plans or policy statements guiding e-learning programming; program selection criteria; and, decision-making tools. Case studies were used to evaluate strategies for identifying and selecting new e-learning programs. en_US
dc.publisher Annual Conference on Distance Teaching and Learning en_US
dc.subject Institute for Academic Alliances en_US
dc.subject Distance Education en_US
dc.subject Online Education en_US
dc.subject Higher Education Administration en_US
dc.subject Distance Education Programs en_US
dc.title Best Practices in Distance Education Program Selection en_US
dc.type Conference paper en_US
dc.date.published 2008 en_US
dc.citation.ctitle 24th Annual Conference on Distance Teaching and Learning, Session Title: Program Selection Strategies: How are you addressing educational needs? en_US
dc.citation.epage 293 en_US
dc.citation.spage 290 en_US
dc.description.conference 24th Annual Conference on Distance Teaching and Learning, Madison, Wisconsin, August 13th, 2008 en_US
dc.contributor.authoreid dpeters en_US

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