The Future of the For-Profits: A Look Ahead

Silverman, Deborah
April 2006
Distance Education Report;4/1/2006, Vol. 10 Issue 7, p4
The article presents an interview with Dr. David L. Elliot, associate dean of the School of Liberal Arts at Excelsior College in Albany, New York. When asked how online education has improved, he refers to the rapid spread of Internet and asynchronous technologies. He believes that online colleges must employ dedicated and qualified instructors to secure the its growth. Elliot sees a convergence of the use of both online and classroom education for many students.


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