Distance Education

Statewide, Institutional, and International Applications of Distance Education

Edited by:
Michael Simonson, Nova Southeastern University

A volume in the series: Perspectives in Instructional Technology and Distance Education. Editor(s): Charles Schlosser, Nova Southeastern University. Michael Simonson, Nova Southeastern University.

Published 2013

Distance Learning journal is a premiere outlet for articles featuring practical applications of distance education in states, institutions, and countries. Distance Education Around the World is a collection of readings from Distance Learning journal written by practitioners for practitioners.

CONTENTS
Part 1: State-based and Statewide Approaches to Distance Education • Meeting the Shifting Perspective: the Iowa Communications Network • Florida Virtual School: Growing and Managing a Virtual Giant • Education Without Boundaries • Constructing the 39th Statewide Network: The Story of Network Nebraska • Georgia Virtual School • Wired for Success: Alabama’s ACCESS to Distance Learning • Getting Connected to the California K-12 High Speed Network: An Overview of Services and Applications Part 2: Institution-based Applications of Distance Education • The Global Campus: Examining the Initiative from the Perspective of Diffusion Theory • Online Learning Opportunities for K-12 Students in Florida’s Nassau County • Responding to Change: Online Education at the College of Central Florida • An Overview of the U.S. Navy Sustaining Distance Training • Broward Community College’s e’Learning Strategic Plan • The Virtual College of Texas: United We Stand • A Closer Look at Distance Learning in the Kansas City, Missouri School District • Reaching Beyond the Conventional Classroom: NASA’s Digital Learning Network • The Virtual Campus at the International Academy of Design and Technology-Online • US Army and US Navy Staff Officer Distance Education Programs Part 3: International Applications of Distance Education • Challenges in Distance Learning for the Higher Education Sector in the Republic of Congo • Distance Education and the Well-Being of the Kabongo Region in the Democratic Republic of Congo • Distance Learning and Bilingual Education CD-ROMs in Rural Areas of the Democratic Republic of Congo • The Activities and Education Model of CARID of the University of Ferrara • Perspectives on e’Learning: Case Studies from Cyprus • Educational Leaders Perspectives: Pros and Cons of Distance Education in a Small Caribbean Island • Distance Learning in Belize: A Benefit for Youths and Adults