Diverse Models of Distance Teaching Universities

Diverse Models of Distance Teaching Universities

Sarah Guri-Rosenblit (The Open University of Israel, Israel)
Copyright: © 2005 |Pages: 7
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59140-555-9.ch097
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Universities offering studies through distance teaching methods vary enormously in how they were initiated, the clienteles they aim to serve, how they are funded, and the kinds of programs they offer. Distance teaching at the university level is provided currently through at least five major organizational models: single-mode distance teaching universities, dual- and mixed-mode universities, extensions, consortia-type ventures, and virtual technology-based universities.

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