Document Number: 9003Speeding Toward a Slowdown? - According to this report, online college enrollments grew by 21% to 5.6 million last fall, the biggest percentage increase in several years. At the same time, the authors say online growth might begin to slow down in the near future since the biggest drivers of enrollment growth face budget challenges and stricter recruitment oversight from the federal government. Nearly one million more students took an online course in fall 2009 than in the previous year. (I. Elaine Allen and Jeff Seamon, Sloan Consortium, November 2010)...
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