Title

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

Keywords

Distance Education, Trends, Strategic Planning, Continuing Education

Abstract

Recent issues in this journal and other prominent distance-learning 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 trends were identified during an extensive review of current literature in the field

Original Publication Citation

https://www.westga.edu/~distance/ojdla/fall63/howell63.html

Document Type

Peer-Reviewed Article

Publication Date

2003-10

Permanent URL

http://hdl.lib.byu.edu/1877/4000

Publisher

Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration

Language

English

College

David O. McKay School of Education

Department

Instructional Psychology and Technology

University Standing at Time of Publication

Administration

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