ERIC Number: EJ612359
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: 0
The Challenges to Distance Education in an Academic Social Science Discipline: The Case of Political Science.
Schmidt, Steffen; Shelley, Mack C.; Wart, Monty; Clayton, Jane; Schreck, Erin
Education Policy Analysis Archives, v8 n27 2000
Surveyed 296 department chairs of political science to assess the current and future state of distance learning in that discipline. Key findings include low use of distance learning, low importance given to distance learning, and modest expectations of future growth in distance learning in political science. Proposes a model of the size and scope of distance learning. (SLD)
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Administrators, Distance Education, Higher Education, Intellectual Disciplines, Models, Political Science, Social Scientists
Electronic journal available at http://epaa.asu.edu/epaa; 20 pages. Also available from the ERIC Document Reproduction Service.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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