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ERIC Number: EJ909884
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Nov
Pages: 8
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 12
ISSN: ISSN-1939-5256
Skepticism to Success: Meeting Critical Workforce Needs through Innovation and Collaboration
Anderson, Margaret; Maier, Linda; Shepard, Michael
Journal of Asynchronous Learning Networks, v14 n3 p60-67 Nov 2010
To meet workforce demand and the needs of working or place-bound students, Whatcom Community College developed an online version of its existing face-to-face Physical Therapist Assistant program which became a model for other lab-based health science degrees. This article describes research studies that support the program's practices and includes the story of how the program successfully developed despite faculty and professional community skepticism.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A