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Technology-Mediated Learning: Enhancing the Management Education Experience

  • ID: 42886
  • June 2000
  • 115 pages
  • American Productivity & Quality Center, APQC
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The Wall Street Journal reported on July 1, 1999 that a leading textbook publisher laid plans for an Internet university. The report said, “Harcourt General Inc. is starting an Internet university and wants to become the first major publishing house to offer accredited college degrees. In February 2000, if all goes as planned, Harcourt will apply for accreditation from the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, the same organization that certifies Harvard University and other major colleges in the region. Harcourt expects tuition to be in line with the typical $1,200 a course at the state colleges. Harcourt’s approach to the Internet higher education is similar to that of Apollo Group Inc., which operates the University of Phoenix, and of Jones International University, a start-up Web school backed by cable-television entrepreneur Glenn Jones.” Similar stories and announcements, which highlight the changing landscape of business education and its transition in the information age, appear with increased frequency in the business and professional press. This change is characterized by three factors: the shifts in market demands, the “technology push,” READ MORE >

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- Sponsor and Partner Organizations

A listing of the sponsor organizations in this study, as well as the best-practice (“partner”) organizations that were benchmarked for their innovation and advancement in technology-mediated learning.

- Executive Summary

A bird’s-eye view of the study, presenting the key findings discovered and the methodology used throughout the course of the study. The findings are explored in detail in following sections.

- Key Findings

An in-depth look at the 20 key findings of this study. The findings are supported by quantitative data and qualitative examples of practices employed by the partner organizations.

- Partner Organization Profiles

Background information on the partner organizations, as well as their innovative technology-mediated learning practices.

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