ERIC Number: EJ508781
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
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Distance Education: The Way of the Future for Rural Community Colleges.
MacBrayne, Pamela S.
New Directions for Community Colleges, n90 p55-64 Sum 1995
Discusses demographic and technological changes that have increased the use of distance education among community colleges. Describes implications for rural colleges embracing distance education to meet the needs of their students. Indicates that successful implementations include careful assessment of student needs, integration into institutional mission, and provision of adequate resources. (37 citations) (MAB)
Descriptors: College Role, Community Colleges, Distance Education, Needs Assessment, Rural Areas, Rural Education, Rural Schools, Sociocultural Patterns, Student College Relationship, Student Needs, Two Year Colleges
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