Education Leaders See MOOCs, Distance Learning as the Future of Higher Ed (Campus Technology, 2012)
Distance learning (DL) is not for everyone but it is growing in popularity with the higher education consumer. DL takes many forms from fully online to hybrid models and from fully or moderately synchronous delivery with web conferencing to traditional asynchronous delivery formats. We have all these models employed at Ashland University serving a growing population of students. A recent study by Elon University and the Pew Research Center looked at what educational delivery models will look like in 2020. Their findings indicate that the changes we have seen will likely continue and could very well change the landscape of higher education. The article was written by Dian Schaffhauser and is available below.