ERIC Number: ED396626
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996-Jan
Reference Count: N/A
Statewide Extended Campus 1994-95. (Report on Colorado Statewide Extended Studies Program, Off-Campus State-Funded Programs, Out-of-State and Out-of-Country Programs.) Annual Report.
Colorado Commission on Higher Education, Denver.
This report provides data showing trends in the Colorado statewide Extended Studies Program for 1994-95, the state's vehicle for the delivery of off-campus credit course instruction and continuing education throughout Colorado. Findings reveal a continuation in the long-term growth in enrollment with more than 132,000 enrollments and an increase in course enrollment of 7.2 percent; graduate enrollment increased by 2.4 percent (following a decline the previous year); and overall enrollment increased 5 percent. The number of classes offered statewide increased to a total of nearly 11,000. Enrollment in the field of education increased (after several years of decline). There were large enrollment increases in agricultural sciences, engineering and the health professions. Residents of rural counties enrolled in extended campus courses at a substantially higher rates than urban residents. Significant growth in the use of telecommunications to deliver instruction is reported. The number of courses delivered by electronic technology increased by 13.3 percent to 1,264 and enrollment in these courses increased by 6.9 percent to 3,787. Data are also provided on individual off-campus state-funded programs including overall evaluation, financial data, and program data. Data on instruction delivered by Colorado public colleges and universities out-of-state and out-of-country are also summarized. Numerous tables and graphs are included. (CK)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Colorado Commission on Higher Education, Denver.