ERIC Number: ED419526
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997-Jun-12
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From Here to Transformation: Phase II in the Implementation of Missouri's Telecommunications-based Delivery System for Higher Education. Report Presented to the Missouri Coordinating Board for Higher Education by the CBHE Telecommunications Advisory Group.
Southwest Missouri State Univ., Springfield.
This report represents phase two in the development of Missouri's telecommunications-based delivery system for postsecondary education. The 1996 report challenged the state's public and independent colleges and universities to use inter-institutional partnering and emerging telecommunications technologies to improve citizens' access to education. Building on that report and through the mission review process, Missouri's postsecondary education system has initiated regional educational councils and consortia, developed needed distance education programs, and expanded the capacity of its telecommunications network. Now the Telecommunications Advisory Group affirms the direction set in the 1996 report and challenges expanding needs of its customers and forging effective and proactive educational partnerships. Key recommendations of the group include: (1) moving beyond barriers of place and time; (2) a focus on partnerships and collaboration; (3) providing needed quality programs; (4) seamless student support services; (5) library resources for distance learning; (6) faculty roles and support in distance learning; and (7) cooperative technology strategies. A list of subcommittee members, an outline of Best Practices in Distance Education, draft revised Association for College and Research Libraries Guidelines for Distance Education, and Missouri's interactive video education networks are all appended. (AEF)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
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Authoring Institution: Southwest Missouri State Univ., Springfield.
Identifiers - Location: Missouri