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Virtual Universities

Scope Note: 
Providers of higher education (including colleges, universities, corporations, or other entities) lacking a traditional campus who are engaged in the delivery of distance education, degree-granting programs, and accompanying services primarily through the Internet (Note: For traditional universities or colleges offering a small selection of online courses to supplement on-campus programs use "Online Courses")
Category: Educational Levels, Degrees, and Organizations
Broader Terms
Computer Uses in Education
Institutions
Narrower Terms
N/A
Use this term instead of
Online Universities
Virtual Colleges
Web Based Universities
Related Terms
Asynchronous Communication
Blended Learning
Distance Education
Electronic Learning
Extension Education
Internet
Nontraditional Education
Online Courses
Universities
Virtual Classrooms
Web Based Instruction
Added to ERIC: 1/22/2003