Faculty Participation in Distance Education Programs

Faculty Participation in Distance Education Programs

Catherine C. Schifter (Temple University, USA)
Copyright: © 2005 |Pages: 6
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59140-555-9.ch134
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Abstract

Distance education is not new to higher education. Correspondence courses have served students since the 19th century. What is different today is the use of interactive computer-mediated communication systems for distance education (DE). Indeed, DE is present in all levels of higher education, and the decision to offer DE is often an administrative one without faculty consultation.

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