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Title:  A Profile of Participation in Distance Education: 1999-2000
Description: This report profiles undergraduate and graduate students’ participation in distance education in 1999–2000. The report discusses student demographic characteristics associated with distance education participation as well as different types of distance education technology and students’ satisfaction with their distance education courses compared to their regular courses. Results show that students with characteristics associated with greater family and work responsibilities tend to participate in distance education at higher rates than their counterparts with fewer family and work responsibilities.
Online Availability:
Cover Date: October 2002
Web Release: October 17, 2002
Print Release: January 7, 2002
Publication #: NCES 2003154
General Ordering Information
Center/Program: NCES
Authors: Anna Sikora
Type of Product: Statistical Analysis Report
Survey/Program Areas: National Postsecondary Student Aid Study (NPSAS)
Postsecondary Education Descriptive Analysis Reports (PEDAR)
Keywords:
Higher education institutions
Technology use in education
Questions: For questions about the content of this Statistical Analysis Report, please contact:
Aurora M. D'Amico.
 
 
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