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Title: Distance Education in Higher Education Institutions
Description: This PEQIS study was designed to provide nationally representative data about distance education course offerings in higher education institutions. The study obtained information about the percentage of institutions that currently offer and that plan to offer distance education courses in the next 3 years; distance education courses offerings, including the types of technologies used to deliver distance education courses and the sites to which such courses are directed; distance education enrollments and completions; characteristics of distance education courses and programs; distance education program goals; future plans for distance education course offerings; and factors keeping institutions from starting or expanding their distance education offerings.
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Cover Date: October 1997
Web Release: October 6, 1997
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Publication #: NCES 98062
General Ordering Information
Center/Program: NCES
Type of Product: Statistical Analysis Report
Survey/Program Areas: Library Statistics Program (Lib)
Postsecondary Education Quick Information System (PEQIS)
Higher Education Institutions
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