Remember the dot-com craze? Then perhaps you recollect the mad dash by universities and others to ring in the virtual university. The bubble may have burst but is the online university just another bad idea? Some say yes but others say no. But before you sign up for that virtual course, click along with Producer Richard Paul as he investigates the state of the online university. This program is part of our ongoing series on education and technology and is funded in part by the United States Department of Education.
This program is part of our ongoing series on education and technology and is funded in part by the United States Department of Education.
Online College Directory
Information, tips and facts about online universities including the University of Phoenix.
United States Distance Learning Association
News, events, research and resources about distance learning for elementary, college and corporate education.
Search for online courses, degrees, schools and student services.
Dollars, Distance, and Online Education: The New Economics of College Teaching and Learning
by: Bernhard W. Scholz, Martin J. Finkelstein (Editor), Carol Frances (Editor), Frank I. Jewett (Editor) 2000
Explore the cost of distance education and whether universities can afford it.
How to Be a Successful Online Student
by: Sara Dulaney Gilbert 2000
Tips, tools and technology necessary to become a solid cyber student.
Lessons from the Cyberspace Classroom: Realities of Online Teaching
by: Rena M. Palloff and H. Keith Pratt 2001
A guide to developing an effective online course.