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ERIC Number: EJ611707
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
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ISSN: ISSN-0099-1333
The Virtual University: Legitimized at Century's End: Future Uncertain for the New Millennium.
Stalling, Dees
Journal of Academic Librarianship, v26 n1 p3-14 Jan 2000
As higher education enters an age of global convergence of human activities and knowledge, the virtual university gains acceptance on three fronts: accreditation, government support, and foundation endorsement. The current environment seems to favor the primacy of the instructor, with technology in a supporting role, and a mixture of profit and nonprofit motives. If education, like information, becomes a commodity, other, less viable models may emerge. (Author)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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