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Title How to be a Great Online University? Troubles at Athabasca
Author Richard Garrett - The OBHE


There is something unexpected about an online university, feted as innovative and borderless, nearing insolvency amid provincial politics, public funding cuts and union contracts. But that is the situation facing Athabasca University, a more-or-less wholly distance institution in northern Alberta, Canada. How did Athabasca get into this mess, and what does it say about the state of distance learning?

Date 10/08/2015
Region(s) North America
Countries Canada
Theme(s) Technology
Topic(s) Distance Education

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