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2011 Distance Education Survey Results: Trends in eLearning: Tracking the Impact of eLearning at Community Colleges - Reviews major developments for the year 2010 and reports annual survey results on the status of distance education at community colleges. Identifies current focus areas as including moving to the cloud, shifting to mobile devices, the future of the learning management system, regional accreditation, and open educational resources. (Instructional Technology Council, May 2011)...

Class Differences: Online Education in the United States, 2010 - This is the 8th annual report on the state of online learning in U.S. higher education. The study is aimed at answering some of the fundamental questions about the nature and extent of online education. More than 2,500 colleges and universities answered questions about whether or not online learning is strategic, how many students are learning online, whether learning outcomes in online are comparable to face-to-face learning, and if online education has an impact of the economy. (I. Elaine Allen and Jeff Seaman, Sloan Consortium, November 2010)...

Staying the Course: Online Education in the United States, 2008 - Online enrollment in college classes jumped 13% in 2007 and growth is expected to continue because of a weak economy. Good jobs are scarce and commuting requires time and money. Most popular fields are psychology, liberal arts and social sciences. (I. Elaine Allen and Jeff Seaman, The Sloan Consortium, November 2008)...

Results of the Pilot Survey for SIIA Vision K-20 - Vision K-20 states specific goals for K-20 institutions so they can embrace technology in order to allow educators to teach and learn in ways that were previously impossible, enable educators to be more efficient and effective in teaching and learning, and provide lifelong learning. Between March and June 2008 educators nationwide responded to the pilot survey. The results reveal a number of areas where considerable work still needs to be undertaken. (Software and Information Industry Association, June 2008)...

Online Nation: Five Years of Growth in Online Learning - This study is aimed at answering some of the fundamental questions about the nature and extent of online education. (Elaine Allen and Jeff Seaman, The Sloan Consortium, October 2007) ...


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