Corpus ID: 1632972

Thirty-two Trends Affecting Distance Education: An Informed Foundation for Strategic Planning

  title={Thirty-two Trends Affecting Distance Education: An Informed Foundation for Strategic Planning},
  author={Scott L. Howell and P. Williams and Nathan K. Lindsay},
  journal={Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration},
  • Scott L. Howell, P. Williams, Nathan K. Lindsay
  • Published 2003
  • Political Science
  • Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration
  • Recent issues in this journal and other prominent distance­learning journals have established the need for administrators to be informed and prepared with strategic plans equal to foreseeable challenges. This article provides decision makers with 32 trends that affect distance learning and thus enable them to plan accordingly. The trends are organized into categories as they pertain to students and enrollment, faculty members, academics, technology, the economy, and distance learning. All the… CONTINUE READING
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