Colleges Reaching Out: Report on the Status of Distance Education in Canadian Colleges and Technical Institutes
This report provides a "snap-shot" of the scope and breadth of distance education activities in the college sector in Canada. The first section presents the institutional and programming information collected through a survey distributed to the 120 Association of Canadian Community Colleges (ACCC) member colleges. The second section illustrates notable approaches to programming, technology applications and other areas through case studies and issue papers drawn from a cross-section of colleges and regions. (41 pages, plus appendices)
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