Students' Perceptions of Online Courses

Students' Perceptions of Online Courses

Judith C. Simon (The University of Memphis, USA), Lloyd D. Brooks (The University of Memphis, USA) and Ronald B. Wilkes (The University of Memphis, USA)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59140-553-5.ch474
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An increasing number of traditional colleges and universities, responding to marketplace pressures, are offering online courses and degree programs. According to Weil (2001), 54% of U.S. higher education institutions offer e-learning courses. Many AACSB-accredited business schools provide courses and complete degree programs online. New schools have been created that exist solely in cyberspace (Peltz, 2000). Students can complete undergraduate online degree programs in fields as diverse as nursing, business, engineering, and technology.

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