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ERIC Number: EJ591478
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
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ISSN: ISSN-0009-5982
"Virtual" Institutions Challenge Accreditors To Devise New Ways of Measuring Quality.
Olsen, Florence
Chronicle of Higher Education, v45 n48 pA29-A30 Aug 6 1999
Technology-intensive changes in higher education have convinced some administrators and accreditors that new models for college and university accreditation are needed. The first-ever accreditation of a "virtual" institution, Jones International University, is seen by some as evidence that accrediting agencies have moved away from reliable standards and are more willing to approve "experiments" in higher education. (MSE)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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