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ERIC Number: ED503629
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2003-Jul
Pages: 13
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 15
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
University-Industry Relations in the Market for Online Courses and Degrees. Research & Occasional Paper Series. CSHE.10.03
Brint, Steven; Paxton-Jorgenson, Katrina; Vega, Erica
Center for Studies in Higher Education
The market for online courses and degrees has continued to grow in recent years in spite of an overall slowdown in the growth of Internet-related industries. Who will control the new market for online courses and degrees - universities or corporations, or will a division of labor emerge between the two? What are the advantages of universities and corporations in this new market, and what are their liabilities? Will widely-endorsed models of "blended" online learning, which require some face-to-face interaction, become the norm, or will most courses substitute chat rooms and bulletin boards for face-to-face interaction? This study investigates these questions. (Contains 2 tables.)
Center for Studies in Higher Education. University of California, Berkeley, 771 Evans Hall #4650, Berkeley, CA 94720-4650. Tel: 510-642-5040; Fax: 510-643-6845; e-mail: cshe@berkeley.edu; Web site: http://cshe.berkeley.edu/
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: University of California, Berkeley, Center for Studies in Higher Education