Perspectives on Higher Education in the Digital Age

Perspectives on Higher Education in the Digital Age

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This volume consists of a series of seventeen essays examining the future of higher education, especially as impacted by the rapid advance and pervasive presence of digital resources. There can be little disagreement that information, communication and instructional technologies are already having a significant impact on schools and colleges, and what is occurring today will have a profound influence not only on educational structures in the future, but also on teaching and learning processes. As a consequence, all stakeholders in the educational enterprise will be affected. The 26 authors and co-authors represented within, all of whom are recognized scholars and practitioners in the field of distance education, attempt here to pose relevant questions and provide thoughtful, and sometimes provocative, responses. These contributors write from diverse perspectives, representing several countries and continents, as well as varied organizational and cultural settings, offering both micro and macro views on the topics they address.Kinley, E.R. (2001) Implementing distance education, the impact of institutional characteristics: A view from the ... Lifelong Learning Trends: A Profile of Continuing Higher Education. ... Retrieved online 6/17/03: http://www.mcgrawhill. ca/highereducation/images/ studentsuccess4epressrelease.pdf ... Miller, G. E. ( 2001) General education and distance education: Two channels in the new mainstream.

Title:Perspectives on Higher Education in the Digital Age
Author:Michael F. Beaudoin
Publisher:Nova Science Pub Incorporated - 2006


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