Web-based instruction: getting faculty onboard.

@article{Lahaie2007WebbasedIG,
  title={Web-based instruction: getting faculty onboard.},
  author={Ulysses David Lahaie},
  journal={Journal of professional nursing : official journal of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing},
  year={2007},
  volume={23 6},
  pages={335-42}
}
Although many colleges and universities have embraced distance education, a significant number still have not. Approximately 40% of faculty from these institutions have not accepted the value and legitimacy of online education [Allen, I. A., & Seaman, J. (2003). Sizing the opportunity: The quality and extent of online education in the United States, 2002, 2003. Needham, Mass: The Sloan Consortium]. One reason for this may be that faculty are not sufficiently informed about online learning and… CONTINUE READING

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Although many colleges and universities have embraced distance education , a significant number still have not .
A number of salient issues are addressed : who our students are ; what drives colleges and universities to offer distance education ; which educational theory underpins distance education ; how distance education fares in terms of quality as compared with face - to - face instruction ; what the advantages and disadvantages of teaching online are ; how teaching style is affected ; and what types of support faculty need in providing instruction in this medium .
A number of salient issues are addressed : who our students are ; what drives colleges and universities to offer distance education ; which educational theory underpins distance education ; how distance education fares in terms of quality as compared with face - to - face instruction ; what the advantages and disadvantages of teaching online are ; how teaching style is affected ; and what types of support faculty need in providing instruction in this medium .
Although many colleges and universities have embraced distance education , a significant number still have not .
A number of salient issues are addressed : who our students are ; what drives colleges and universities to offer distance education ; which educational theory underpins distance education ; how distance education fares in terms of quality as compared with face - to - face instruction ; what the advantages and disadvantages of teaching online are ; how teaching style is affected ; and what types of support faculty need in providing instruction in this medium .
Although many colleges and universities have embraced distance education , a significant number still have not .
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