long distance education training
Discusses long distance education training for faculty. Defines distance education and the virtual university. Concept of lifelong learning. Distance learning materials. The virtual learning experience. The student population of distance learning. Need for instrucitonal support services for the faculty.
Negative Aspects opf Distance Education
Addresses the challenges of distance education, focusing on problems related to use of technology and replacement of face to face students-teacher interaction with the imperonslaiyt of cyberspace. Includes Appendix of comparisons of classroom and distance programs.
Definition of innovation. Discusses how innovative excellence in higher education is identified. Describes the key aspects to consider in determining what constitutes innovative excellence. Gives the key characteristics and components of innovative excellence.
This paper looks at the idea of tuition-free college education for two years for high school graduates who are U.S. citizens. It looks at states that already have such programs and compares them.
ADULT STUDENTS RETURNING TO SCHOOL.
Discuses whether this age group has the study skills necessary to succeed in college. Studies on intellectual ability of older adults. Adaptation. Admission test scores & achievement outcomes.
African American Education
A discussion of the importance of education to the contemporary African American community that traces some of the reasons for the progress they have exprienced over the past fifty years.
College Education and Higher Wages
This paper provides an argument that though the idea of a college education for all Americans sounds nice, it is impractical and unnecessary and should not be promoted as public policy because college is no guarantee of economic payoff and is not for everyone.
Single-Sex Versus Coeducational Schools
This paper attempts to answer the question: do students work better and achieve more in a coeducational environment or in a single-sex academic environment. It examines the pros and cons of single-sex academic programs and anecdotal evidence suggesting that coeducational programs are less effective because students remain distracted throughout the day and are more disruptive and less focused on academic achievement