USDLA Launches New Distance Learning Accreditation Board . . . DLAB
Flores, John, Distance Learning
For many years, those of us in the distance learning industry struggled for respect among our more traditionally-based colleagues. During that time, we were compelled to offer numbers and statistics to illustrate that technology-driven distance learning was a sound alternative to the physical classroom. I'm not sure how many converts we won, but the figures at least kept the critics at bay and prevented us from being relegated to the backwaters of academia.
All of that has changed now. No longer are numbers or justifications required. Distance learning has come from the fringe to the forefront of education. Indeed, distance learning has become almost as common among colleges as …
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Publication information: Article title: USDLA Launches New Distance Learning Accreditation Board . . . DLAB. Contributors: Flores, John - Author. Magazine title: Distance Learning. Volume: 1. Issue: 3 Publication date: May 1, 2004. Page number: 41+. © Information Age Publishing, Inc. 2007. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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