Critical success factors in online education

  title={Critical success factors in online education},
  author={Thierry Volery and Deborah C. Lord},
  journal={International Journal of Educational Management},
The Internet is a major technological advancement reshaping not only our society but also that of universities worldwide. In light of this, universities have to capitalise on the Internet for teaching, and one progressive development of this is the use of online delivery methods. This paper draws upon the results of a survey conducted amongst students enrolled in one online management course at an Australian university. Three critical success factors in online delivery are identified… Expand

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