Planning for Online Education: A Systems Model (The Major Components of an…
Planning for Online Education: A Systems Model
The Major Components of an Online Education Application
facilities/student/tech support infrastructure
Online Education, Planning, and American Higher Education
technology and online education have a definite and important role to play in this endeavor.
Its evolution will be dependent upon careful purposeful planning.
For American higher education to maintain its prominence in the world community, it will need to continue to evolve and develop its academic programs and services to its students,communities, and society.
The culture of American higher education is not profit driven nor is it based on intense competition.
Planning for Online Education
Online Education Applications
It should be obvious that applications can vary significantly depending upon academic program needs, existing online education development, teacher readiness, student readiness, and instructional and student support services.
Developing Goals - Colleges are Not All the Same
the goals for online education should fit the institution’s mission and culture.
Understanding the environment is a beginning point for any planning activity including the
development or enhancement of online education applications.
The Systems Model
hardware and software, staff, facilities, finances, and policies
goals and objectives
Definitions of Terms
Two key concepts
need to be defined in order to establish a
basis for this article.
planning and online education
One of the big mistakes of the Global Campus was its big upfront expenses
Its lack of integration with existing university programs.
Designed to offer online learning programs to students throughout the world, IGC sought to leap into the 21st century with an original enrollment goal of 70,000 new students by 2018.
the basic principles of technology planning