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Distance education has been around for over 100 years and has progressed from print based or correspondence study to radio, television, audio or video recordings, and on to video conferencing and computer mediated instruction (Wang and Gearhart, 2006). In 2000, Dooley and Murphy stated that delivery via the Internet was relatively new and challenging for higher education institutions. Most would agree that even though delivery via the Internet might no longer be considered “relatively new,” it can still be considered challenging.


Originally published in the Proceedings of the Association of Business Information Systems, Federation of Business Disciplines, Dallas March 2014. Posted with permission from the Association of Business Information Systems



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