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Hunter, Lillian; St. Pierre, Leslie – Washington Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction, 2016
Online learning plays an important role in the state's education landscape. Both students and schools benefit from online courses by: (1) Allowing students to enroll in courses that are not available at their school; (2) Ensuring that students are able to earn credits needed for graduation; (3) Providing schools with a wide array of educational…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Online Courses, Annual Reports, Educational Benefits
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Crawford, Corinne; Barker, Joel; Seyam, Achraf – Contemporary Issues in Education Research, 2014
In 2014, community colleges are overcrowded, underfunded, and serve a diverse population. Community colleges are looking for innovative ways to meet the growing demands of their nontraditional student body on a shrinking budget. Increasing their online offerings appeared to be a perfect solution. Unfortunately, research has shown that community…
Descriptors: Blended Learning, Educational Technology, Community Colleges, Online Courses
Washington Higher Education Coordinating Board, 2012
"Key Facts about Higher Education in Washington" provides vital data to chart higher education's progress and challenges. First published in 2002 by the Washington Higher Education Coordinating Board, this annual report highlights "Key Facts" about Washington's postsecondary institutions--including faculty, students, budgets,…
Descriptors: Public Colleges, Community Colleges, Technical Institutes, Private Colleges
Washington Higher Education Coordinating Board, 2011
Since its establishment in the 1860s, Washington's higher education system has evolved rapidly to meet a myriad of state needs in fields as diverse as agriculture, bioscience, chemistry, environmental sciences, engineering, medicine, law, business, computer science, and architecture. Today, higher education, like other vital state functions, faces…
Descriptors: Public Colleges, Two Year Colleges, Technical Institutes, Private Colleges
Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges, 2010
This Academic Year Report 2009-10 provides a snapshot of funding, facilities, staffing, and enrollments in community and technical colleges in the past academic year. The report also describes key measures of student outcomes and addresses the most frequently asked questions related to expenditures, personnel and students. Additional demographic…
Descriptors: Expenditures, Technical Institutes, Community Colleges, College Credits
Washington Higher Education Coordinating Board, 2010
First published in 2002, "Key Facts about Higher Education in Washington" provides valuable information on the ways higher education serves the state and its people. The most current data and information available is presented throughout this report to highlight the "Key Facts" about Washington's postsecondary institutions,…
Descriptors: State Aid, Delivery Systems, Student Characteristics, Outcomes of Education