ERIC Number: EJ554311
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
Reducing Time-to-Degree with Distance Learning: Are We Closer Now Than When We Started?
Dallet, Patrick; Opper, John H.
New Directions for Community Colleges, n99 p43-51 Fall 1997
Describes the Improving Access Through Technology (IATT) project conducted by the Florida Postsecondary Planning Commission which attempts to use technology to increase student access to courses, thereby decreasing time to degree. Identifies student difficulty with math and science courses as a primary cause of lengthening time to degree. (JDI)
Descriptors: Academic Persistence, Access to Education, Associate Degrees, College Mathematics, College Science, Community Colleges, Distance Education, Dropout Prevention, Educational Technology, Time to Degree, Two Year College Students, Two Year Colleges
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